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The 6-Week Sugar Detox Program

How often have you started a diet only to find you can’t stick to it and you “fall off the wagon” a month or two after starting? Why do diets fail? Because they often change everything about your diet all at once. Because they often restrict calories which leaves you feeling unsatisfied and drives hunger & food cravings. Because […]

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“Dear Paleo, it’s not you, it’s me…”

I have to admit that I’ve never ended a relationship with a “Dear John” letter and I’m pretty sure I haven’t pulled out the “it’s not you, it’s me..”  line when trying to sell a reason to break-up…at least not since I was about 14 years old. But, when your relationship isn’t working out the […]

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Debunking Calories In vs Calories Out for Weight Loss: Assumption #1

When any government organisation or weight-loss guru advocate eating less and exercising more to lose weight, they are really trying to bend and contort the Calories In vs Calories Out principle into a weight loss strategy.

To apply this principle to weight loss they are forced to make some assumptions.

Assumption #1

That the only two variables that impact our body fat stores are the calories we consume and the calories we expend.


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How Does Sleep Actually Affect Weight Loss?

In the previous post we looked at the effect that sleep deprivation has on our ability to lean out and drop unwanted body fat. A lack of sleep or shorter sleep time has been strongly associated with a higher body mass index (BMI) and weight gain [1] [2]. T.S Wiley in Lights Out! suggests that this […]

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The E.S.M Top 5 Tips for Weight Loss

In the southern hemisphere where I live, spring has sprung.  The trees are in blossom, the days are getting longer and warmer and the scent of freshly mown grass is in the air. People are starting to look at their pasty bodies with growing remorse and regret for all the stodgy tummy-warming pastas, curries and […]

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