Posts Tagged: Refeeding

Calorie Density of Common Foods

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Calorie density

By Matt Stone It’s chart time for you numbers nerds. I don’t track numbers as it pertains to my health or diet, but I am, at heart, a bit of a numbers nerd. I find numbers can and do put things into better perspective sometimes. In my most recent books, I discuss calorie density and obtaining the warming effect from food. The lower one’s metabolism, the higher the calorie-density must be to achieve the “net warming effect” from eating. Thus, during refeeding – a tactic to recover from dietary restriction of varying degrees of severity and increase metabolic rate for general health purposes, the calorie-density of the foods you select is of extreme importance. I’m a man of prioritization, so when metabolism is low, calorie density trumps all other matters or concerns regarding… Read more »

Eating Disorder Recovery

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jeremy gillitzer

This is a quick follow-up post to my last article on the big fat loss secret.  After a full year of doing a great deal of one-on-one phone conversations, I keep wanting to share some of the calls.  I get some really interesting cases, and I often find myself wanting to start recording some of the really good calls and publish them for a general audience to listen to.  They really are that interesting, and the lessons often strongly reiterate some of the basic messages of 180DegreeHealth.  I haven’t recorded any calls yet, and I don’t know if that’s something I’ll actually do, but I thought I could at least share some of the things that I discussed with Coldmember – a 20-year old Dutch kid that ran into serious health trouble after pursuing extreme body composition… Read more »