Category: Nutrition (page 1 of 56)

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]

Death By Orthorexia

Some names and identifying details have been changed to protect the privacy of the individuals mentioned in this blog post.

When I first arrived in Seattle, I met Erica at a local Meetup group. She was an attractive and outgoing … [continue reading]

Defending Fat Loss

I recently received an email asking about the best way to keep weight off after a diet. I like the question because at its root is an understanding that once you get to your ideal weight it is too soon … [continue reading]

Potatoes and Protein – Two Attacks on Hunger

I have an observation that I want to share about my Potatoes and Protein Diet. This may just be my experience, so I’d like your feedback if you are experiencing the same thing.

There are two waves of hunger:… [continue reading]

Potatoes and Protein – A No Hunger Template For Fat Loss

In September, I posted Less Peasant, More Bodybuilder, which described how I was finally making progress in increasing my protein intake. I had shifted from eating lots of potatoes via the Potato Hack and the Peasant Diet to higher … [continue reading]

Cadmium and Potatoes: Time to Worry?

Recently, I got an alarming comment on an older post informing me that potatoes are high in cadmium. As someone that has been preaching the benefits of the Potato Hack for a while, I wanted to dig further into this … [continue reading]