HIT for weight loss

An advantage of HIT or High Intensity Training for weight loss, is that you are only exercising for 20 seconds, so the “I don’t want to do this anymore” signal from your brain doesn’t kick in. Studies have shown that HIT can decrease your insulin level and increase your Vo2, both of which are good […]

The Low Carb Can Diet

An option for low carb dieting that works very well, is to only eat canned food. Tuna has the calories on the can. Canned chicken has the calories on the can. Canned turkey has the calories on the can. Canned crab, sardines, lobster, clams, mussels, Spam and Vienna saussage have the calories on the can. […]

If you don’t want to count calories on a low carb diet

If you don’t want to count calories on a low carb diet, weigh your food. Shellfish is 20 calories per ounce. Fish is 30 calories per ounce. Poultry and pork are 40 calories per ounce. Beef is 60-80 calories per ounce. If you’re eating fish and shellfish, you can eat a pound a day. If […]

Low carb diet insanity

The caloric insanity of traditional low carb dieting is beyond belief. People start the day with bacon and eggs or a ham and cheese omelet, have a Chef salad ham, cheese and turkey with 1000 Island dressing or quiche Lorraine for lunch, and a steak with another salad with cheese and vinagrette, and mixed vegetables […]

What doesn’t work for weight loss

Full carbohydrate, low calorie, low fat diets don’t work well, because they facilitate too much fat storage. The more carbohydrate you eat, the easier it is for your body to store fat. You are also ravenously hungry. Paleo diets don’t work well, because it’s way too easy to eat way too many calories of meat, […]

The nuts and bolts of protein for weight loss

I use very low calorie, almost exclusively protein diets – that are almost impossible stay on without prescription medication. Prescription medication can be exceedingly helpful on very low calorie programs, to help you control your hunger and sweet and starch cravings. 500-600 calories a day is almost no food. You can eat a lot more […]

Shrimp vs. prime rib for weight loss

If you want to lose weight, there’s a big difference between eating 20 calorie per ounce shellfish and eating 80 calorie per ounce prime rib. If you’re trying to eat only 500-600 calories per day, you can eat a lot more shrimp or lobster than you can prime rib. Protein (and carbohydrate) contain 4 calories […]