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387: How To Become A Better Fat Burner

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You can become a better fat burner. If you are overweight, if you have regular cravings or feel like you're hungry all the time, I'd bet that your body isn't very good at burning your stored body fat. We can change that. In today's episode we're talking about how you train your body to either be carbohydrate dependent or an efficient fat burner. If your body can't efficiently access your ...Read More

378: Is High Protein Metabolically High Carb?

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Is a high protein diet the metabolic equivalent of a high carb diet? In a lot of ways, yes. Our bodies do not have a storage form of protein. Excess protein - more than the body needs to maintain lean mass and repair tissue - is often used in a process called gluconeogenesis, or the creation of new glucose (sugar) from protein. Most people are eating far more protein than ...Read More

329: A Case Against Counting Calories

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Today is the day. We are making a strong case against counting calories. I understand it's easy. I understand it's been "all the rage" for decades. I also understand it doesn't work. As Mark Sisson says, the calories in/calories out model is overly simple & dangerously ineffective. Fortunately, there is a strategy that is both more effective and more accurate. I hope you'll keep an open & curious mind as ...Read More

197: Overeating and Your Metabolism

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Cheat day.  Overeating.  Binge eating.  Call it what you want. The bottom line is - overeating has an immediate, negative effect on your metabolism! In today's episode, we are talking about the physical, hormonal, and metabolic impact of overeating or binge eating. I want you to know and understand that your body does not "reset" the following day simply because it's a new day and your fat burning potential doesn't ...Read More