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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Often definitions for what the Paleo Diet is all about and the ‘rules’ or guidelines for what to eat and what to avoid on a Paleo Diet, start with explanations of what Paleolithic Man (aka our caveman and cavewoman ancestors) might have eaten for the many millions of years before we started cultivating crops, farming […]
Sleep or Death? Too Dramatic?
Not according to this neat little infographic.
You need more sleep.
It is as simple as that. Your health and longevity depends on getting 7-9 hours of good, quality sleep on a consistent basis. It is a matter of sleep or death.
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.
That the only two variables that impact our body fat stores are the calories we consume and the calories we expend.
THIS IS WRONG.
If you had have asked me a year ago I would have said that my sleep was pretty dialled in. I went to bed at a reasonable hour, even to the point where I would say “nite-nite” mid-movie, amid much hassling about being lame and getting asked if I was “going to be late for […]