Category: Nutrition (page 1 of 57)

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]

Thinking About Supplements – 2019 Edition

Wow! Has it been 6 years since my last supplement post?

Before I begin with my updated views, let me say that when it comes to supplements the vast majority of us are just guessing. We are guessing what … [continue reading]

Project Super Immunity Was a Failure

This winter I decided to go all out on an effort to boost my immunity so I would not get sick. It failed miserably. I had more sick days this winter than any year in the past decade with the … [continue reading]

Potatoes and Protein – Insurance Against Weight Gain

Spring is just starting here in Seattle, so I thought I would share my winter experience with the Potatoes and Protein Diet. For background on that diet, see:

Potatoes and Protein – A No Hunger Template For Fat Loss

Normally, … [continue reading]

The Power of Staple Foods

A few years ago, I read something Precision Nutrition posted about how the people with the best and the worst physiques tend to eat the same meals over and over. It is an interesting concept to ponder and I think … [continue reading]