Category Archives: Nutrition

Fresh Friday: Not Losing Weight? Check Your Fiber Intake

Why Should I Care? Although fiber is not a macronutrient, it is absolutely vital for weight loss, controlling diabetes, averting heart disease, treating constipation, lowering cholesterol, preventing diverticulitis, gallstones, appendicitis, hemorrhoids, varicose veins, polyps, and colon cancer. How Much Fiber do I Need? […]

Weight Loss Wednesday: What to Eat to Lose, Gain, or Maintain

Whether you want to lose, gain, or maintain your weight, it’s a numbers game–calories in vs. calories out. Let’s review the true secret to understanding weight loss, weight gain, and weight maintenance once and for all–metabolic formula. It’s not about […]

Fresh Friday: Simple Protein Shakes & Smoothies

[wpvideo QdHb9cPp] It’s beautiful and 70 degrees here in Novato and we love to drink shakes and smoothies. Here are our favorite recipes. These are all delicious and dairy-free (Paleo). If you drink milk, just use regular organic milk instead […]

Fresh Friday: FAT is NOT the Enemy

Do you think of fat as an enemy? Read on and find out why fat is where it’s at. Let’s be crystal clear: trans fat is the only bad-for-you fat. Fat doesn’t make you FAT. Calories make you FAT! Consuming even a few grams per […]

Workout Wednesday: How to Know if Your Trainer is Competent

You just hired a personal trainer. How do you know if they have a clue what they’re doing? Unless you are very knowledgeable in a particular field, it’s hard to recognize the phonies from the real deal. If you answer […]

Fresh Friday: Take A Grocery Store Tour

Part Three of this week’s series dedicated to controlling your environment ends today with replenishment. Once you’ve taken all the Frank-N’Foods out of your kitchen, it’s time to replenish it with foods that will set you up for success. Think […]

Motivational Monday: 7 Ways to Control Your Environment For Success

This week’s posts all share the same theme: if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Today we draw upon concepts taught in our Weight Loss Jump-Start lecture to help you transform your metabolism into a fat-burning, muscle-building machine. […]

Fresh Friday: Calling All Volume Eaters

So I’m what is known as a volume eater. This means satiety comes from large quantities of food. How is this achieved on a 1400-1500 calorie budget? Knowing which foods are low in calories and high in protein, fiber, and water so that […]

Fresh Friday: Quick Ideas For Kale, Coconut, & Curry

Easy Healthy Breakfast: This is what I’ve been eating this week for a post-workout breakfast. Two eggs over medium atop two giant leaves of kale. To eat: fold the kale gently around the eggs like a wrap-careful not to puncture […]

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