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227: Are GMOs Dangerous?

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Are GMOs dangerous? What are GMOs? Where are they? Should I avoid them? These are all the questions we're answering in today's podcast. I'll share my thoughts on whether or not these are something you need to worry about and what risks exist with exposure to genetically modified organisms. Listen Now Download Episode Are GMOs Dangerous? What Are They? GMO stands for genetically modified organism. Genes from one plant, animal, virus ...Read More

142: 10 Tips To Beat Fake Flavor & Fall In Love with Whole Foods

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Fake flavors and frankenflavors are everywhere! The biggest challenge we face is that these fake flavors trigger us to overeat & experience strong, consistent cravings. Today I want to share 10 tips to beat fake flavor so you can burn more fat, feel less hunger & get rid of your cravings. This is the tactical follow-up episode to the 2 part series I did on how our food has changed. ...Read More

140: Is Fake Flavor Making You Fat? Part 1 of 2

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Is fake flavor making you fat? What is fake flavor? Why does it seem like year after year we crave food more yet experience less satisfaction from it? What has changed? A lot has changed. Our food has changed. Whole foods are different and processed foods are different. This combination makes fat loss tough and fat gain pretty easy. Today is part 1 of 2 episodes talking about what has ...Read More

Episode 102: Alkaline Diets – Does pH Matter?

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Today we're going to look at alkaline diets and the theories behind them. We'll establish what is true, what is not true and how these concepts should influence the choices you make. We'll take a closer look at what foods leave behind acidic biproducts and those that do not. Should you emphasize more alkaline foods? Should you avoid acidic foods? We'll cover it all. Listen Now Download Podcast Alkaline Diets What ...Read More

Episode 098: Does Bacon Cause Cancer?

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Recently, the World Health Organization decreed that bacon & processed meats contain carcinogens and classified both in the same risk category as tobacco and asbestos. Of course, this has raised a lot of questions and triggered alarm in bacon lovers across the world. But is it true? Does bacon cause cancer? There's a lot more to this story and I want to take the time today to go through some of ...Read More

FODMAPs and nightshades

What You Need to Know About FODMAPs and Nightshades

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Lots of questions lately about FODMAPs and nightshades, what they are and if they should be avoided. I'm absolutely going to go into what they actually are, why some people should avoid them, who probably doesn't need to worry and how you can reduce any potential negative impact of fodmaps and nightshades. Can we just agree that "FODMAPs" and "nightshades" are really freakin' weird names? They don't even sound like ...Read More

Episode 066: Healthy On A Budget

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In today's episode we're tackling how to eat healthy on a budget. Eating for fat loss or "going paleo/primal" does not have to be more expensive than the Standard American Diet. Can it be? Sure. But you can have a huge grocery budget on the Standard American Diet or you can have a small one. Similiarly, you can have a huge grocery budget on a Primal diet or you can ...Read More

Q&A 3: I Don’t Like Exercise or Veggies

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In our 3rd QA episode we're answering a question from a reader who doesn't like exercise or vegetables and needs to balance weight loss with her many other priorities including kids, husband & work. We talk about how to navigate weight loss when you don't like vegetables or exercise and establish what matters MOST when it comes to getting results. Listen now! Download Episode I asked everyone on my VIP ...Read More

The BEST Vegetables For Fat Loss

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Just like all carbohydrates, fats and proteins are not created equal from a fat loss or nutrient density standpoint, the same is true for vegetables. Yup, some vegetables are far more healthy than others. There is a particular group of vegetables that are health and nutrient POWERHOUSES. They can facilitate fat loss, boost the immune system, balance hormones and much more. Which vegetables are these? Cruciferous vegetables. Cruciferous vegetables should ...Read More