Category Archives: Lifestyle

The UNDEReducated Authority on Nutrition – Don’t Fall For The Lab Coat!

When you want someone to handle your financial portfolio, who do you go to? The guy with a great reputation and proven results, or the one with 12 letters after his name? Clearly, you avoid the guy that can’t manage to advise himself into a better financial situation: “I think this guy looks good honey.…

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Herbs And Spices – 7 Buying/Storing Tips & 13 DIY Blends

Though herbs and spices have tremendous health benefits (outlined here and here), they’re not all created equal.  And similarly, they don’t all remain equal – depending on where you store them and how you treat them. The good is, it’s not that complicated or difficult to implement.  And the better news is, it’s going to…

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But My Doctor NSAID to Take These – What Aspirin & Ibuprofen Are Really Doing

Hate to generalize, but if you’re a Baby Boomer you’re probably used to popping Advil or Aspirin when something hurts. Headache? No problem. Back ache? Handled. Arthritis? Taken care of. Someone else is in pain? “Did you take an ibuprofen?” What’s worse, is that many have been advised to take a Baby Aspirin each day…

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How Stress Makes You Fat & Sick (and what to do about it)

Most of us recognize that excess stress is bad for our health and body composition, but not many of us understand why. Because if we did, we’d probably start paying a little more attention to the techniques for reducing it; instead of treating it like hippy mumbo-jumbo or a curfew from Mom and Dad, and…

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Live It NOT Diet FAQs – Bad Breath

If you’re in Phase 1 of Live It NOT Diet!, you’re going to notice a change in your breath (or perhaps someone else will) when you enter ketosis. Some notice it more than others, but the ‘keto breath’ is pretty distinct in that it smells a little bit like paint thinner. You might still notice…

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Beyond Live It NOT Diet! – Consider The Cold Shower

The body composition benefits from starting your day with a cold shower can’t be ignored.  Which may sound gimmicky, until you recognize that there’s no product to recommend, or solution to sell.  And really no ulterior benefit to pushing this information in general. Other than maybe a pat on the back and a: “Thanks man,…

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Why Grass-Fed Meat is Worth it

In a perfect world we wouldn’t have to worry about where our food comes from.   All vegetables would be grown in mineral-rich soil, all fruit would be hand-picked by the farmer down the street, and all animals would be ethically raised and free to graze on green pastures. Unfortunately, that’s not the case today; where…

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Live It NOT Diet! FAQs – Low Energy

If you’re still in the first few days (or week) of Phase 1, low energy is perfectly normal. The more insulin resistant you are, and more you’ve been relying on sugar-fuel, the more difficult the first few days of Live It NOT Diet! are going to be. Try to think of it as reassurance that…

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