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Boot Camp Assignment – Eat These 3 Foods Every Day

I have another assignment for you in the diet department and I’m going to ask you to add a few foods to your daily diet, rather than going negative and asking you to remove certain foods. I have a general philosophy that many of you already know, that it’s easier to succeed, not only in the short-term, but the long-term as well, if you switch your focus from removing negative foods and behaviors to adding g ...

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Is It Worth It To Buy Organic?

Another week and another round of email questions! I have some good ones for you this week, so I’ll cut the chit-chat and get on with the show! Q:  “You have mentioned a couple times over the past couple weeks about foods and skin quality.  What does that mean?” – Kathy A:  I have mentioned that a couple times and I think it’s important to note. Poor quality foods lead to bad skin. Bad fats, processed junk ...

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2 Healthy Dessert Recipes

You like dessert, right? Who doesn’t like dessert? Okay, I know a few people who are adament they do not like dessert, but I think they’re crazy. Personally I love a good piece of cheesecake or REAL ice cream. My philosophy is that if you’re going to do dessert, then DO dessert.  Get the good stuff that’s made from REAL food…don’t get the low-cal/no fat stuff in an effort to lessen the calorie blow. I’ll sh ...

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3 High Fat Foods to Eat Regularly?

Do you eat fat? I know the common thought is to cut out fat if you want to lose fat (makes sense in the noggin), even in this day and age where more and more folks are telling you there are healthy high fat foods. I want to make a distinction before we get into this whole high fat thing… High fat does NOT necessarily mean high TOTAL calories. Yes, high fat foods are higher in calories, but that does NOT mea ...

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A Nutrition Assignment To Follow This Week…

I have a weird and goofy thing I want you to do this week whenever you eat or drink. Ready? I want you to talk to your food – whether it responds is a matter for you and your therapist. In all seriousness (and don’t be offended if you really do see your therapist because your food talks to you), I do want you to talk to your food and drink this week. I want you to ask your food, “If I eat you, how will you ...

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Email Q&A – Snack Bars and Weight Loss Resolutions

It’s Saturday and you know what that means? Oh, you don’t?  Well in my house it means…it’s Saturday. I know I’m a boring dude, but we have a 5-year old and 10-month old and it’s January in Nebraska.  Not exactly conducive to living an exciting life! I kid.  I love my life and wouldn’t change it for anything and the fact that Nolan is getting closer to walking everyday scares the bejesus out of me because I ...

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3 Evening Snacks

Finding healthy evening snacks can be a tricky thing. For years there was no shortage of experts and gurus instructing you not to east past a certain magical hour lest your body hoard those calories and instantly increase the size of your waist by 800 inches, but, thankfully, the times have changed (for most folks anyway). Eating a snack in the evening, after dinner, can be done and you can still lose weigh ...

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3 Great Post Boot Camp Workout Snacks

Do you typically eat a snack after your boot camp workout? If not, you should seriously consider it. Why?  Because your body is literally screaming for nutrition.  Okay, maybe not “literally screaming,” but if your muscles somehow attained the ability to speak they would politely tell you, in the most gentile English accent, that they would really enjoy some nourishment so that they may replenish their ener ...

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3 Perverted Foods (Get Your Mind Out Of The Gutter…)

(Quick note - If you’re more in the mood for some foods you should be eating, click here and read this list) My sister graduated with her Nurse Practitioner’s degree last Friday and I ate cake. Not only did I eat a piece of cake, but I ate a big honkin’ piece of cake and it was good.  It was really, really good. It was a chocolate cake that was easily 10 inches tall – I’m not kidding – and every few inches ...

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3 Easy Slimming Foods

I love me some food.  I really, really loves me some food! However, over the past several months I’ve made it a point to try new things. I’m a big believer in setting and keeping routines, but sometimes you hae to break those puppies and try new things. I can get very boring with my eating – that’s because it’s easy – but I’ve decided to branch out a bit and start trying some new things. There are 3 foods i ...

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