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180 vs. Isagenix

Most people gain weight when they say “ah screw it” and decide to eat “high-everything.”  That’s not the case all the time though.  In fact, sometimes eating nutitrious foods to appetite triggers the release of stored fat – even in the short term.  This is a rare testimonial, but fascinating.  I’ve asked this guest poster to...

Cut Calories to Gain Fat

If you’re looking for a way to gain body fat in proportion to lean body mass, let it be known that the most efficient means of achieving that lofty goal has been known since 1950. Cut calories. In 1950, an experiment was performed by Ancel Keys on a group of 32 young men in relatively healthy condition. The idea behind the experiment was to study what happens under situations of famine....

Death to Diets!

The comments section on “Weight Watchers Fail” is really inspiring.  Inspiring enough to make this official…I, Matt Stone, am an anti-diet crusader. Like I’ve said, if I find a way that truly allows us all to be lean without sacrificing our health and sanity, you’ll be the first to know. For now, we’re all going to shove a collective fist up the entire...

The Healing Process

A few days ago someone contacted me about weight loss. She had a lifelong history of dieting, beginning of course with low-calorie and low-fat diets, a lot of exercise, etc. She also had a few years of methamphetamine addiction to throw in the mix (caused, in part I’m sure, by a lifelong history of dieting – I HATED stimulants until I starved myself, then found them strangely...

The Concentration Camp Diet

I have a few thoughts about the good old low-calorie diet for weight loss if you haven’t noticed. In fact, I’ve gotten plenty of heat (no pun intended) for making allusions between what is recommended as a typical ?healthy diet,? and the fare that was provided to residents at Nazi concentration camps (please don’t be offended, it is just simply a fact). This came to a head on...