Nutrition

Fast Food Calories per dollar infographic

The following infographic and exert is from Top Cultured.com … it certainly makes you think doesn't it? Furthermore, what's the ROI on these dollars spent? “When it comes to weight issues, the quickest culprit to blame is the calorie. Losing weight and eating right can be hard when there are so many faster, less expensive, and more convenient options available, like fast food. …

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“Carbs are killing you” infographic revisited

Carbs , how and why they are the cause of weight gain. Carbohydrates — it doesn't matter whether these are in sugar, bread, pasta, breakfast cereals, fruit or vegetables — are all exactly the same as far as your body is concerned: they are all ultimately converted to the blood sugar, glucose. All carbs are digested very quickly — within a few minutes. This …

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Makes you think: “Carbs are killing you” infographic

Carbs are Killing You! Why Fat doesn't make you fat.  This is a good infographic explaining why. Read it and share with others who don't understand which carbs are the worst offenders. Big thanks to Geoff Behrend for sharing this with me and the Fitness Town Crossfit team! Visit this site for full size picture.

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100 Reasons people break their diet

No matter who you are, dieting is an invariably difficult process. Even the most dedicated, strong-willed person can fall into one of many pitfalls that plague dieters across the entire world. You should take note of the reasons why you might encounter trouble in sustaining your diet; by being aware of these dangers, you can help to preserve your determination …

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The Caveman Cookout: Who’s feeling a little primal?

If you live in Vancouver and are in town on August 6th, then you HAVE get your meat face on and hit up the Caveman Cookout.  Get back to your ancestral roots and eat the way Mother Nature intended us to… spear (of course) is optional! And, just in case you can't read the small print on the poster above, …

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The Paleo Solution Seminar: A Day with Robb Wolf

On Saturday July 9th, a large group of hunter-gatherers converged onto Robson Square in Vancouver with copies of the Paleo Solution underarm in place of spears.  Author and coach extraordinaire, Robb Wolf, was in town to expand significantly on information presented in his New York Time’s best seller, The Paleo Solution. The day-long seminar was chalked full of incredible teachings …

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Vitamins, minerals and you

These days, many people presume that supplementing their diets with ample amounts of nutritional supplements is one of the easiest methods to pursue a healthy, and hopefully, disease free life.  This is an erroneous way of thinking, but is accepted as common practice by the masses.  In the past, vitamins were used with diets that were lacking in calories, as …

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