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How Dieting Causes Metabolic Syndrome

With quotes from Health at Every Size by Linda Bacon… ?? extensive evidence documents that attempts at dieting typically result in weight cycling, not maintained weight loss. Weight fluctuation is strongly associated with increased risk for diabetes, hypertension, and cardiovascular disease, independent of body weight. In other words, the recommendation to diet may be causing the very...

Oxytocin – Emotion, Love Potion, Devotion… Plus Fatty Liver and Weight Loss Benefits

By Julia Gumm A few weeks ago I wrote a piece here’that encouraged a diet featuring chocolate mousse pie and ice cream accompanied by a relatively carefree, adventurous and active lifestyle as a ticket to weight loss and vibrant health. I had only anecdotal evidence to support my claim: Once upon a time I had an experience where I ate whatever I liked, felt really happy and lost weight....

Strength Research Project

I’m looking for a few good men (and some women too). Using some principles gathered from both research and experimentation that I’ve done, I feel pretty confident that I can create a pretty remarkable and foolproof method for increasing strength with basic exercises. Perhaps the best part is the miminal amount of exertion required to get this strength increase. My own benchpress has...

The Biggest Dietary Change Ever Made

Over roughly the last 100 years, the United States, and the rest of the world, has undergone a dramatic dietary change. We eat less at home and more at restaurants. We eat fewer foods made from scratch and more that are processed and packaged at a factory far, far away. There are of course many other changes (frequent dieting being equally if not more significant). But the biggest change of all...

Toadally Primal Wellness Bundle

By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Ahoy! I’m writing to give you all a heads up that Matt’s got a couple of books in Primal Toad’s Wellness Bundle. If you haven’t picked up ?Eat for Heat?or 12 Paleo Myths, here’s your chance to, alongside 31 other eBooks, at a heavily discounted price. Among the bundle are Frank Forencich’s?Exuberant Animal,...

Healthy Talk with Dr. Mike

By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer   Happy New Year Crew! Anyone looking for a little aural dose of 180? Well you’re in luck. Matt appeared recently on Healthy Talk with Dr Mike to talk about Eat for Heat and to discuss how to eat for a long, robust life. Should be a good one. Check it out today, January 2 at 1pm EST, or you can download or stream it anytime afterward...