Is bulletproof coffee worth all the hype?

Why bulletproof coffee is not miraculous for weight loss.

The ketogenic diet, coconut oil & bulletproof coffee: what they have in common, and why they’re not miraculous for weight loss

The ketogenic diet and bulletproof coffee are all the rage, the hot topic of discussion on social media and in gyms. Is there any validity to the big bulletproof fad? In this guest post, registered dietitian Lindsay Orbeta, MS, RD, CSSD, gives us some real scientific information on bulletproof coffee, coconut oil and a real ketogenic diet.

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You can't change your blood pH levels through an "alkaline" diet.

The Roundup: Better nutrition, exercise for partners & the alkaline myth

The Roundup: Better nutrition, exercise for partners & the alkaline myth

Man, it’s been a while since I posted one of these.

My current work life is keeping me away from working on the site. I’m now living in Oakland while working in Marin and San Francisco. Three days a week, I’m spending 4+ hours a day COMMUTING. So not awesome. But I’m on my way to changing that.

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Coffee can help reduce the severity of tinnitus. Read more here.

The Roundup: Let’s debunk bad nutrition science & praise coffee

The Roundup: Let’s debunk bad nutrition science & praise coffee

I’m always checking up on questionable things I hear trainers tell their clients.

My life in spent in gyms and exercise studios. Therefore, my life is spent around trainers. As I’ve mentioned other times, trainers say some things that aren’t exactly scientifically true. But they do have the well being of their clients in mind. Close, but no cigar.

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The Roundup: Soaking your Grains, Shine your Skull, Run with freedom

The Roundup: Soaking your Grains, Shine your Skull, Run with freedom

It’s been a while since I threw down one of the roundups!

Over the last two months, I’ve really refocused my efforts toward my training business and have been laying low on the site. But I still find cool information that I want to share with you. So here we go!

You’ve probably heard that you should soak your grains. But do you know why?

Sprouting your beans and grains removes phytic acid

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The Roundup – Knife skills, learning squats and the REAL paleo diet.

The Roundup – Knife skills, learning squats and the REAL paleo diet.

We’re rounding up the week with videos!

As part of the constant work it takes to get people to know your website/blog exists, you spend a whole lot of time on various social media outlets. Recently I increased my list of places to have a presence to include Google+ and Stumbleupon. In doing so, I discovered that when I comment on a video

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The great sea salt myth. Sorry, y’all, there’s no minerals in there.

The trace minerals in sea salts are just that… traces.

Sea Salt drying in AustraliaIf you go to google and look up “sea salt minerals”, you’ll find link after link of pages espousing the benefits of sea salt, how the mineral content of sea salt is greater than refined table salt and better healthy food choice. But is there any truth to it?

Read moreThe great sea salt myth. Sorry, y’all, there’s no minerals in there.

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