Tag: insulin

Notes For the Survival of the Smartest Lecture by Diana Schwarzbein

Thanks to a comment by Diana, I was tipped off to the July 2014¬†Survival of the Smartest lecture (p1, p2). It fits in with the discussion on why¬†Intermittent Fasting can feel good in the … [continue reading]

Why We Get Fat

I just finished reading the slimmer version of Good Calories, Bad Calories.

Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (Borzoi Books)
Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It (Borzoi Books) by Gary Taubes was written to be more accessible than his book Good Calories, Bad … [continue reading]

Fall Strategies For Nutrition and Fitness

My nutritional mentors all have variations on what they believe is the optimal diet. This leads to endless debates from people smarter than me. I have no desire to jump into those nutritional fights. My goal is to improve my … [continue reading]

Primal Body – Primal Mind

This paleolithic nutrition book was high on my list to read for a while.

Primal Body-Primal Mind: Empower Your Total Health The Way Evolution Intended (...And Didn't)
Primal Body-Primal Mind: Empower Your Total Health The Way Evolution Intended (…And Didn’t) by Nora Teresa Gedgaudas is another great book on nutrition. As I continue … [continue reading]

Intermittent Fasting – 20 Times

The is my 4th post on Intermittent Fasting. For a background, I refer you to these 3 posts.

Last Friday was … [continue reading]

Intermittent Fasting – Fears and Motivations

A little over a year ago, I started seriously reading about Intermittent Fasting (aka IF). The Wikipedia definition of Intermittent Fasting is:

Intermittent fasting (IF) is a pattern of eating that alternates between periods of fasting (usually meaning consumption of

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