In this episode we talk about everything from Fitcon and the thrill of seeing people take full swings at armored Knights with their axes, chicken chips, the highland games, and then, of course, Keto. Or, as Sinead more appropriately refers to it, the Ketogenic Lifestyle. We discuss the difference between the modern Keto diet and the old Atkins diet, thoughts on the Carnivore Diet, and more.
The last 10 years have seen some excellent health and wellness breakthroughs, so I did some research on what the best of the best are. In this episode see what I consider the top 5 breakthroughs of the last 5 years, the research behind it, and some actionable tips on how you can take advantage of this cutting edge science.
The EWG (Environmental Working Group) is a well respected research organization that determines the pesticide levels in foods, among other things. Here are 12 foods that generally contain high amounts of pesticides and are best bought organic, and 15 that are generally ok, organic or not.
Never Binge Again! With Glenn Livingston, Ph.D.
Disillusioned by what traditional psychology had to offer overweight and/or food obsessed individuals, Dr. Livingston spent several decades researching how to stop binge eating and overeating via work with his own patients and a self-funded research program with more than 40,000 participants. Most important, however, was his own personal journey out of obesity and food prison to a normal, healthy weight and a much more lighthearted relationship with food.
While watching movies isn’t necessarily a “healthy” activity, (unless you like running on a treadmill, stationary biking, or stretching while you watch) it can be a great way to kick back and enjoy time with loved ones. Instead of watching an action movie or a chick flick this weekend why not learn from and enjoy a movie about health! Here’s a list of 10 movies all about health for you to check out:
After two brain surgeries to remove a tumor that left him depressed, Keith turned to food for comfort. His weight reached “way over 300 pounds.” When Keith Guernsey met his wife, Susan, his life changed. “I knew I had to be healthy to have a long life, and I had to get rid of all that excess weight.”
Are Carbs Bad For You?
For a long time, FAT was the enemy. Now it’s Carbs! So… ARE carbs bad for you? Are low carb diets the best strategy for long term health and longevity?
Low carb and Keto diets are the rage. But what does the science and the evidence say? There’s been a ton of research on this, including large studies and even meta studies. Read on to get the latest science on carbs, so you can base your nutritional decisions on evidence instead of sensational social media claims.
How to Reduce Chronic Inflammation
Today we go into “beast mode” with Craig Bongelli! Craig is a Strength and Conditioning Coach, gym owner, and author. He is the founder of Lil’s Gym and has worked with National Champions in Boxing, Track and Field, Powerlifting, Bodybuilding, Olympic Athletes, Miss Olympia Competitors, MMA World Champions, University Teams and continues to work with some of the fastest rising stars in Canada.
He certifications with the International Sports Science Association (ISSA) in both Strength and Conditioning as well as Sports Nutrition.