Eat Less, Move More, Don’t Diet – The Book is Published!

Eat Less, Move More, Don’t Diet – The Book is Published!

Move over 50 Shades of Grey, there’s a new book coming to kick your ass down the best seller charts! Ummm, okay well maybe not, but our new book is still pretty dang cool. We’re really excited to have it finished finally and are very happy with the way it...
Our Story Is About To Become A Book… Yeah Baby!

Our Story Is About To Become A Book… Yeah Baby!

Throughout our lives together countless people have told Amy and I that we should write a book. We seem to have a knack for stumbling through life and doing things in ways that make for entertaining stories over a couple beers. Like this one time in Tijuana when we were drinking Tequila and this guys asks us… oh wait, we better stick to the health stuff for now!

Anyway, one of the more interesting stories has always been about my dramatic weight loss, what we went through as a family to get me back in shape and keep the whole family healthy. That experience and the lessons we learned along the way were the inspiration for our little health websi

What Is The DASH Diet And Should You Try It?

What Is The DASH Diet And Should You Try It?

There are countless diets that come and go. Whether it’s the latest celebrity weight-loss regime or that ‘new super drug’ available from some shady internet company, we’ve all seen them. Some of us might have even tried them. But what about the DASH diet? It’s on a lot of people’s lips right now, and seems to have been that way for the last couple of years. That’s why I’ve written this basic overview, to help give you an idea as to what exactly the DASH diet is, and answer a few of those burning questions you might have.

The Epitome Of Fad Diets, Why The Baby Food Diet Is Evil

The Epitome Of Fad Diets, Why The Baby Food Diet Is Evil

You know, I’ve wanted to write this post about the Baby Food Diet ever since I first heard of it, but have been avoiding it for one main reason. The Baby Food Diet and its creator, Tracy Anderson, both bring out the worst in me… nothing but negativity. Although those make for some popular posts, I’d rather not add to the vitriol that is so prevalent nowadays.

It’s a pea that keeps rattling around in my head though. So I thought instead of breaking out my poison tipped pen and calling Tracy Anderson every name in the book, why not use it as an example of the epitome of fad diets? By now the whole thing is old news, which means we can look back at how the fad played out. I’ll try to keep my negativity in check.

What Is The Glycemic Index And How Can It Benefit You?

What Is The Glycemic Index And How Can It Benefit You?

The Glycemic Index (aka GI) is simply a scale that measures the effects of a food’s carbohydrates on the level of blood sugar in your body. It can be a very useful tool for taking control of your blood sugar, which is a huge factor in obesity and diabetes among other things.

A food’s Glycemic Index is determined by measuring the the increase in blood sugar after the consumption of that particular food and then compared to the increase caused by the consumption of glucose (a simple sugar).