How We Get Fat

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No this is not a book review of Gary Taubes’s Why We Get Fat.  Rather, this is a post about the reality of how people pack on extra weight minus Taubes’s incorrect and shortsighted assessment of biochemistry. A question I get as often, or more often than any other, is “Well then, what does cause people to become fat?”  Believe it or not, this question involves more than just a one-word response,...

Do These Genes Make Me Look Fat?

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By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Welcome back to the Real Food Summit roundup. Today, I spent a couple hours listening to Gray Graham of the Price Pottenger Nutritional Foundation talk about epigenetics and the hereditary aspects of illness. That dude really doesn’t like high glycemic foods. He mentioned their alleged dangers probably a dozen times or more, and targets...

Glucose Clearance

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“My high sugar diet has really improved my glucose clearance. My 1-hour post-prandial readings decreased from 120’s to the upper 90’s. My waking temps are 97.8, up to 98.4 after eating (that’s during the first half of my cycle, I get even hotter the second half). Plus I’m happy, energetic, sleeping well and waking up spontaneously and well rested at about 6am. I’m...

Metabolic Syndrome X Causes of Insulin Resistance & Metabolic Syndrome Diet

Your eyes are getting heavy.  Look deeply at my swinging pendulum.  You are very relaxed.  Now let’s count down to one starting at five.  Five-four-three-two… Okay that was a pretty weak attempt to hypnotize you, but that’s exactly what I wish I could do.  I would love to perform some hypnosis on all earthlings and erase how they look at causes of insulin resistance and excess body fat – how it...

Endurance Exercise and Metabolism

  After a grueling 2-mile ride on my girlfriend’s cruiser bike (“Mojito”) while talking on a cell phone – and carrying a large load (1 book) in the basket on my way to the post office, I figured now was a perfectly good time to lay out some definitive 180 thoughts on the topic of exercise. On many other occassions I have talked about triglycerides. Yes, the blood level can be revealing,...
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