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No Diets in 2013!

Happy New Year everyone! It’s usually?around this time every year that I encourage and empower people to, instead of gearing up to set goals in opposition to oneself (New Year’s Resolutions), especially as it pertains to exercise and dietary habits -‘to actually commit to spending a whole year without being on some kind of diet. Instead of writing some passionate essay about...

Happiness and Weight Loss

By Julia Gumm I was in a wedding once. The bride was a pushy sort, not exactly a ?bridezilla?, but she wanted all the details of her special day to be in order as soon as possible. Among other things, that meant that I had to be fitted for my bridesmaid’s dress about a year before the ceremony. Now, I’m not one of those people who walks the earth taking up the same precise amount of...

Intestinal Bacteria and Obesity

Before we jump into a very fascinating topic, I must first mention that my latest bestselling?book (#1 of 22,000 listings in Nutrition on Amazon), Eat for Heat: The Metabolic Approach to Food and Drink, is currently available at a heavily-discounted price. If you haven’t had the chance to read it yet, now’s the time to get it – and tell your friends about it too. Buying it,...

The Paleo Guide to Christmas

By Hunter Gavera aka ?The Paleophile? Hey guys, this is Hunter here- you probably remember me from my wildly successful blog post where I introduced the world to a brand new way of eating called ?Paleo?. Since the article was published I have received literally tonnes of email (or as I like to call it ?emaileo? LOL!) and recently I have been getting lots of questions about the forthcoming...

Benefits of Strength Training for Women

By Amber Rogers (Go Kaleo) I started strength training?4 years ago because my doctor told me that it can help improve function for people with osteoarthritis of the knee. At 36, I’d recently dislocated my kneecap, which exacerbated the arthritis I’d already developed from carrying around 80 extra pounds for 25 years. I was dealing with chronic pain, stiffness and reduced mobility and...

Creativity vs. Consumption

By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer The other day, Matt wrote about the difference between expertise and credentials. Expertise, he points out, comes from the process of being engaged over long stretches in a particular pursuit, and it’s enhanced dramatically when that pursuit is self-directed and borne of one’s own inclinations and predispositions. It brought to mind...