Health

Fitness is About More Than Just 6-pack abs

The media has painted a picture of fitness that’s pretty inaccurate. You look to popular magazines, Instagram, even TV and you see smiling models showing off their chiseled abs or their extreme curves. What you don’t see is that behind that happy image is usually a load of misery. The drugs and the starvation diets […]

Family History of Disease – Inevitable Reality? Or Avoidable Possibility?

A familial history of chronic diseases tends to have people concerned about what their future might hold. Sometimes it feels as if you’re helpless against the future of your health. I’m here to tell you that you have more control than you might have originally thought. Genetics play an important role in how we are […]

Don’t Listen to Government Authorities. Saturated fat and Cholesterol Won’t Kill You

Over the past 60 years, western health authorities have been on a rampage to eliminate saturated fat and cholesterol from people’s diets. The truth behind these claims is actually quite disturbing. It really all comes down to third party interests. Recently, an article published in the Journal of American Medical Association (JAMA) analyzed internal documents […]

Digestion – The Key to Fulfilling Your Health and Fitness Goals

Through great struggle comes great learning. My past 6 months have been rough, trying to deal with multiple digestive issues that have multiplied in severity. My routine of identifying the root cause takes me through a journey of trial and error that turns into a learning experience. It took me going through these issues to […]

Comfort – The Enemy of Vibrant Health

What is suffering? Is it really as bad as we make it out to be? I’ve come to realize that we only view certain conditions as unpleasant because of how privileged we’ve become. Too warm? Turn up the AC. Too cold? Turn up the heat. Hungry? Eat immediately. Anything outside of this reality has become […]

Eating To Optimize Brain Performance

Where’s The Meal Plan For My Brain? Brain fog, lack of drive, difficulty concentrating and restlessness. Do any of these sound familiar to you? These are definitely things that I used to feel. The problem is, it’s hard to find out exactly what aspects of diet affect your mental performance. If you look at the one-size-fits-all […]

Beginners Guide to Extended Fasting

So you’ve tried many different dietary interventions but none of them seem to provide you with the sustained benefits that you require. As a result you’ve decided to try extended fasting. Fasting for over 2 days has many challenges. First of which is the social disapproval. Friends and family are very quick to judge something […]

What No One Tells You About Fruit

You’re starting a new diet soon. Based on what you’ve heard, you’ve decided that you’re going to eat more fruits and vegetables. I mean the base of the food pyramid is composed of fruit and vegetables. How could that advice be wrong? As frustrating as it sounds we’ve actually been misguided. I would like to believe […]

3 Reasons Why Breakfast Isn’t So Important

Everybody knows that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, right? I mean that’s what we’ve been told. Even if you aren’t hungry it’s probably best to eat something to fuel you for a busy day. Where did this idea come from? After reading into the research that’s available, it’s quite hard to justify […]

6 Days Without Food – What I Did Wrong, How To Do It Properly

When it comes to extreme short term dietary measures, I’m pretty crazy. Ever since I had completed my last long term fast (5 days), I’ve been meaning to try it again. My aim has been to pull off long term fasts around twice a year. 2016 was quickly coming to an end and I didn’t […]