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211: Thin People & Food Issues (My Sister Is On The Show)

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Food issues, guilt, emotional eating and food obsession are not exclusive to overweight and obese individuals. Not even a little bit. Today, we're talking about thin people & food issues. Except, it's more than that. We're talking to my sister. A couple weeks ago, I had my mom on the show. It was a tough episode but we talked about how, as a thin mother, she really struggled with having ...Read More

204: The Problem Behind The Problem (My Mom’s On The Show!)

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Today is a special & emotional episode! My mom is on the show! Yup, we are discussing the problem behind the problem - where my unhealthy relationship with food & body image began and how she coped with raising an overweight child. While I don't think our past defines us and I certainly don't think we're stuck there, I absolutely believe it is important to evaluate your self-limiting food & ...Read More

8 Things You Need to Know About How Flavor Makes You Fat

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This is a really important topic. You must have a deeper understanding of how flavor makes you fat. You will thank me later. It's important to first clear up what I  mean by "flavor". I mean added flavor that doesn't come from the plant or animal you're eating. I am not talking about herbs, spices and flavor rich fruits & vegetables like ginger root. These added flavors not only make you ...Read More

The 100th Episode – The Factors of Failure and the Strategies for Success

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This is the 100th episode of the Primal Potential podcast! In this episode, I'm sharing some specifics about the factors that led to my emotional eating, weight gain and unhealthy relationship with food as well as the strategies I used to permanently overcome the factors that held me back for most of my life. To help celebrate the 100th episode I've made available 100 coupons each for 2 of my ...Read More

Episode 059: Soda And Fat Loss

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In today's episode we're talking about soda and sugar-sweetened beverages. We talk about the composition of soda and how it is designed to make us want more and more and we talk about the impact of that much sugar on our health and fat loss. Listen Now! Download Episode Soda Facts: Serving Sizes through the years 1915 6.5 oz bottle 1955 10 oz bottle 1960 12 oz can 1992 20 ...Read More

Episode 048: Leverage Your Genes to Fit Into Your Jeans

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How do your genes impact your weight? Are you destined to be fat? Can you overcome your genetic predispositions? The answer is yes and the power lies within your epigenome. The study of epigenomics and nutrigenomics show us how our diet, lifestyle and environmental choices significantly impact the expression of our genes. In this episode learn about methylation and how it can set us up for a lean life, a ...Read More

Underactive Thyroid? Improve Thyroid Function Naturally

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The thyroid hormones tend to get the most attention from the general public when it comes to weight loss. You hear people say all the time that they struggle with their weight because they have a “slow thyroid” or something to that effect. There is no doubt that the thyroid hormones play a major role in both weight loss and weight gain. They are significantly impacted by insulin, cortisol, leptin ...Read More

The Keys To Fat Loss People Aren’t Talking About

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There is something that is more important than eating clean when it comes to weight loss, fat loss and total body transformation. Yes, cleaning up your diet is important. In fact, you won’t get too far without it. But what is more important is that you understand the motivation behind your unhealthy eating habits. Here’s the thing, guys. Anyone can get on the clean eating band wagon and stick to ...Read More

Healthy Halloween? Avoid A Candy Crush

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I’m not sure how, but it’s already the end of October! It’s crazy how time flies. Halloween is only a few days away. For some people (including me, for most of my life) Halloween marks the beginning of the downward eating spiral through Christmas. There’s candy in the house for weeks and just when it’s finally cleared out its time for Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving is a massive day of indulgence with ...Read More

A Fat Kid’s Tips for Raising Healthy Children

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My weight was the center-focus of my childhood. I was raised to view foods as either “good” or “bad” I was acutely aware that everyone in my life wanted me to lose weight. We rarely had junk food in the house. I was discouraged from getting seconds at a meal and having any type of sweet was usually frowned upon. From my mom’s standpoint, she felt that by stocking the ...Read More