Category: Nutrition (page 1 of 58)

How to Crush Your Appetite for Permanent Fat Loss

I wanted to do an updated post on getting lean and keeping the weight off. I stress the second goal as much as the first. The reason is that somewhere between 70% and 95% of people that lose weight will … [continue reading]

Spiking Iron Levels Quickly with Beef Organ Capsules

Two weeks ago, I mentioned how eating less meat had reduced by iron levels to 36.0, which is the lowest I’ve ever had. In order to donate blood in Washington, a man needs a hematocrit level of 39.0. In the … [continue reading]

Grasshopper Tacos in Seattle

I stumbled into Casa Mixteca in Burien (just south of Seattle) this weekend and disocvered they offered something I have never seen on a menu before. Grapphopper (chapulines) tacos! Casa Mixteca specializes in food from the Oaxaca state of Mexico.… [continue reading]

An Ethical Case For Not Being 100% Vegan?

As some of you know, I have been following the smartest vegans and seeing what I can learn from them.

I would say that I’ve reduced my animal calorie consumption and increased my plant-based consumption by more than 50% since … [continue reading]

Pivoting Away From the Peasant Diet (just a little)

Recently, I was asked if I am still doing my Peasant Diet. Mostly. But I have shifted my focus a little. The Peasant Diet is based off cheap nutrient-dense foods that have low-calorie density. Whole grains, legumes, and tubers … [continue reading]

Listening to the Smartest Vegans

Nutritional wars can be quite entertaining. This post is about my place in the latest battles.

As many of you know, I abandoned the low-carb view of Paleo back in 2012. In the post No More Low Carb Lies, … [continue reading]