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Can THIS Power Nutrient BOOST Weight Loss?

Have you ever heard that when you’re trying to lose weight, you should skip foods like potatoes and bananas?  It’s usually said that because these two carbohydrates are high in the glycemic index, they should be avoided like the plague. But is that REALLY true?  Not according to some very cool data… Now, of course some forms of potatoes (i.e., French fries!) are junk and SHOULD be avoided like the plague.  But a good ‘ol baked potato?  Sure, just leave that skin on! And how about bananas?  Is it really true they shoot your blood sugar throug…
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5 Fat Loss Mistakes!

Our goal isn’t just to talk about losing fat.  Anyone can lose fat, fast. What’s more important is discussing how to lose fat permanently! And I say lose "fat" because some weight is good — we don’t encourage muscle loss, so focus on body fat and you’ll be golden. Just the other day I was on the phone with a writer for a popular fitness magazine.  And the writer asked me what I thought were the top 5 fat loss mistakes that people make. He was surprised that there was barely a pause before I started rattling off the common problems I see with people…
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What’s Your Number?

I’m out to dinner with some friends the other night — we were all in Florida for business and went to a really nice steakhouse.  As the nutritionist in the group, it’s usually assumed that I know the calories in every single food available. And the question came up — "how many calories are in THAT," asking about the 24 oz Porterhouse steak that was on the menu?  "It’s probably half the calories I need each day!"  I knew it was high — off the charts — but didn’t know the exact "number" so to speak (…
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