10 Inconveniences of a High Metabolism

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By Matt Stone Having a high metabolism doesn’t come without consequences.  Here are some of the common inconveniences one may notice with a significant rise in metabolic rate… 1)      Menstruation Life was good with a low metabolism.  No time of the month.  But then you raise that metabolism and uh oh, not again.  Freakin’ progesterone production goes up, LH and FSH regulate...

Thyroid Rehab- The Diet And Lifestyle Approach

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By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Hey buckaroos- just wanted to give all a heads up that Matt’s got a guest article over at Outsmart Disease, a site hosted by Marina Gutner, PhD and geared toward those with thyroid issues like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis. Matt’s post is entitled ‘Thyroid Rehab- The Diet and Lifestyle Approach,’ and offers a nice summary...

Nutrition Minutiae Got Ya Down?

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By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Hey everyone- know how y’all think Matt is crazy for suggesting that fast food can be the ticket to health for some people?  That in the right context, junk food really can be therapeutic? Here‘s an elaboration on some of that, and why many people can’t see the forest for the trees. Kendahl at  Our Nourishing Roots is featuring...

Fat Is Officially Incurable Response

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By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Hey crew, Rob here with my first post at 180 Degree Health. A couple times in the last few days, I’ve had the chance to articulate my thoughts around obesity. One of them was the highly trafficked Cracked.com article Fat is Officially Incurable (According To Science). Vigorous debate rages there and on the 180D Facebook page, and I’ve...

Gaining Muscle Mass

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I wrote about this topic a little over a year ago, as I was eager to share the results I got while doing Scott Abel’s Metabolic Enhancement Training (MET) while basically eating as many carbs as a I could.  It worked.  It was also totally and completely grueling and left me with some serious aches and feeling pretty burned out.  I knew from the beginning that MET was unrealistic for the...