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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This weekend, I had the pleasure of joining 600 people from all over Australia (and even some from NZ), who were all keen to learn about how they could bring more wellness into their lives. The Wellness Summit was a huge event! 10 hours of informative presentations from some really dynamic and entertaining presenters…I was […]
Like many who have “gone Paleo” I feel like I have added sugar under control…Most of the time. Yes, there are times when I will go for a gluten-free cake or dessert at a restaurant. And, yes sugar has been the prime culprit in pushing me off the Paleo wagon in the past. But when […]
The ‘Share a Coke’ campaign absolutely exploded in Australia over the summer of 2011. The campaign involved printing people’s names on millions of coke cans and bottles. People either found or ordered custom made coke bottles & cans, so they could ‘share a coke’ with their friends and loved ones. It was HUGE!
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.
The problem with choice
Humans have been eating for over 2 million years, so you would think that we have got the hang of it by now, wouldn’t you?
We no longer have to hunt our food down or go foraging in the wilderness for it.
The hardest thing we have to do for food now, is to run the gauntlet of the
supermarket aisles, battling it out with the other shopping trolleys in the wild west of Woolworths.
But, as a race we are fatter, slower and more diseased than ever.