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Metabolic Damage

Metabolic damage, or ruining your metabolism to the point where your body temperature is low, you can’t lose weight and certainly can’t keep it off?no matter how hard you try, and so forth – is one of the primary areas of focus of 180D. In fact, I’ve gone so far as to write an eBook that is basically a road map for restoring metabolic health FOUND HERE. Scott Abel and...

The Female Body Breakthrough

You know, I love doing book reviews and I hardly ever do ?em. This is perfect seeing that my summer exploration into some of the popular bodybuilder and fitness enthusiast ideas regarding weight loss is coming to a close with a ceremonious ?Eat the Food. This is kind of like asking for a Woot Woot or an Amen. Here, I asketh upon the clergy, ?Can I get an EAT THE FOOD-ah?! Actually, if we are...

Belly Fat, Cortisol, and 11Beta HSD

Oh yeah, nothing like some good old fashioned 11Beta Hydroxysteroid Dehydrogenase. I know it was on everyone’s mind lately, so I thought I’d bring it up. Thanks to Shawn Talbott (shown left), author of The Cortisol Connection, as well as Jon Gabriel of the The Gabriel Method for turning?me on to this intracellular enzyme that takes inactive corticoids and converts them into cortisol,...

Understanding Belly Fat

?Those subjects who gained the most weight became concerned about their increasing sluggishness, general flabbiness, and the tendency of fat to accumulate in the abdomen and buttocks. -The Biology of Human Starvation? Response to the miraculous healing that took place during re-feeding after 24 weeks of calorie-restriction completely ruined the physical, mental, and emotional health of 32 young...

Insulin Resistance as Starvation

From the beginnings of my health nerdfest, I have always made a habit out of thinking through the eyes of the human body. In my experience, the body is a million times smarter than the mind ? even my mind, which is like a holy deity of vast intellectual wisdumb. In other words, I try to make sense of certain physical reactions and hormonal states in context of real life. Like for example,...

Befriending Insulin

Make no mistake, there are some insulin haters out there. They have managed to pollute the minds of good folks like you and me into thinking that insulin is like Insulin Bin Laden ? a bad dude with no redeeming qualities. Newcomers to www.180degreehealth.com are often still under the influence of low-carbism. Yeah, I know Taubes had a lot of references. I get it. I read the book multiple times...