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The Potato Hack!

For months I’ve been left speechless by the latest development in the world of Paleo – the “Potato Hack!”? Based on Chris Voigt’s 20-potatoes a day extravaganza, which was done as a publicity stunt in defense of the potato (somebody’s gotta love it amongst all those tater-haters out there), the potato hack has set the Paleo world ablaze with the last thing it...

What is the Healthiest Diet and Lifestyle?

By Julia Gumm I’ve spent so many years of my life trying to figure out ?how to live. As in, how are human beings meant to live? It’s no secret that the way we exist nowadays is about a million miles away from the lifestyle of the original model, and so many of us have a pervading sense that something is, well, kinda off. It hits us when we take the time to read ingredient labels and...

Fat Is Officially Incurable Response

By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Hey crew, Rob here with my first post at 180 Degree Health. A couple times in the last few days, I’ve had the chance to articulate my thoughts around obesity. One of them was the highly trafficked Cracked.com article Fat is Officially Incurable (According To Science). Vigorous debate rages there and on the 180D Facebook page, and...

How Much Protein Do You Need to Build Muscle?

In short, not very much. Not very much at all. That’s the short answer. Perhaps 5% of caloric intake at the very most. But this is NOT the whole story of course. While many reading this may not be interested in building muscle, it is still a very fascinating topic that provides many insights into how the body works. Most people are more interested in shrinking, not getting bigger (talking...

Body By Science

Ah, the long-awaited post on Doug McGuff and John Little’s exercise opus – Body By Science. Let me purge a few of the sour tastes out my mouth first, so we can get into the good stuff -?because I’do think that Body By Science offers your metabolic rehab “patient” the best?of all exercise solutions. My most major complaint is the tremendous overreliance on scientific...