Check out the link to see the study that validated a simple math equation to determine your body fat. If you know your waist circumference and height, you have what you need. Validated against several body fat measurement processes. Click to read:
Watching Mike Mutzel on YouTube and he is speaking with cancer survivor and expert Dr. Nasha Winters on how you can let the body heal itself through diet and other techniques.
She mentioned the following website where you can find out how toxic your local environment is by entering your zip code.
I lived in a heavily industrial area as a kid and I was not surprised at my results (bad).
Here is the website: scorecard.org
I recommend you watch the video (and all of Mike Mutzel’s outstanding interviews).
For all those folks who are starting diets and wondering why they are slowing down in weight loss after the first week or two. AND for all those folks who are freaking out because a weekend of going off plan has put you back up 5-10 pounds, this article is for you! Learning to understand body water percentages and glycogen storage can save you a lot of self-doubt and frustration.
OK. Tried the Wink desserts you may have seen advertised on Facebook. Bought 8 pints of various flavors. With two special deals, I got them for 43 bucks and change. Each pint is only 100 calories with 4 net carbs! But… they don’t taste that great. There is just the slightest hint of each flavor and the consistency is a little gummy. I give them props for the effort but I won’t reorder. They don’t begin to touch Halo Top in flavor or texture.
I finally got a Precision Xtra ketone blood meter. I have been attempting to eat a ketogenic diet and the meter is one of the few ways to judge success. Blood ketones from .5 millimolar to 3.0 millimolar is the desired range. I woke at .9 this morning and made it to 1.6 before dinner (after an all day fast). Here is a great website to explain this way of eating:
I really like the blog of James Clear. He writes on a number of topics relating to living our best lives. This includes a number of great articles on nutrition and exercise. If you get a chance, check out all his stuff, but this article on eating right in an age of billion dollar corporations creating food designed to be irresistible is especially excellent and of course aligns with Diet Truth.
Healthy Eating: The Beginner’s Guide on How to Eat Healthy and Stick to It
I totally get the science behind tossing calorie counting and adopting Intermittent Fasting and Keto or Low Carb High Fat diets without regard to calories.
But for me, it does not fully work without considering the calories. There is no doubt I radically slowed my metabolism by eating too few calories for a few years. But recent attempts to fix it by eating 2200-2300 per day have just added weight back on that I am now trying to get back off.
I’m still trying to find the secret for me. It has to be some combination of all these theories. But while I do, I’m going to publish the latest thoughts.
I found this to be a pretty good primer on IF, but he sure is hard on the calorie counters!
Intermittent Fasting for Men’s Health
The Good Men Project
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