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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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