Smart Carb Loading

Muscles burn Glycogen! Glycogen is the bodies stored form of Glucose. Conventional wisdom among endurance athletes is that eating a ton of high Glycemic foods the night before a long race will provide the fuel a runner needs to get through the race and avoid the...

What do you do when the Doctor says: “Lose weight or Die”?

When I was in high school my father had a heart attack that resulted in a couple bypasses. He was faced with a dilemma that many people have to face. Lose weight quickly, without strenuous exercise. (This incident started me on my journey of exercise and diet.) Until...

Not All Detoxes Are Created Equal

Dr. Janine Pulley with Steve DiOrio Over the past few months, have you been eating way too much BBQ? Drinking way too much Malbec? And, now, here you are: bloated and tired. You’re probably in desperate need of a detox. Our bodies get bogged down by an...

Supplements for Detox!

I often get asked if there are any supplements, vitamins or minerals that help with the Detox. Yes, there are! The process of Detoxification starts in the Liver Milk thistle: Milk thistle is a well-known liver cleansing supplement because of its antioxidant and...

The Problem with Sugar

The Problem with Sugar Excess sugar consumption causes out of control weight gain, systemic inflammation and a host of mood and behavioral challenges. According to a study from UC San Francisco; eating sugar speeds aging body at the cellular level, just like...

The Problem with Processed Food

Any food with more than one ingredient or more than one process is technically a processed food. If you want to be picky, broccoli is picked, packaged and shipped to your local store. That’s three processes. In the end, avoiding processed food means understanding what...

You Think You’ve Got Stress?

Try Tactical Breathing Tactical Breathing puts you in control of stress and helps control impulsive behavior.  This breathing method is used by emergency first responders, the military, and elite athletes to focus, gain control and manage stress. Relax by taking 3 to...

Analogs!

I worked with a great client a few years ago. A beautiful elderly gent named Max, who decided he and his wife needed to lose weight and they were going to go Paleo to do it. The first week or so all went well. We went shopping together, the whole family joined in to...
Six Unexpected Effects of Exercise

Six Unexpected Effects of Exercise

We all know we should exercise but, many people aren’t sure why. It’s not as simple as “calories in, calories out”. But what role does Exercise play in overall Health? Beyond Increased muscle mass, increased metabolism, heart health, etc. there are some additional...
How to Beat Emotional Eating

How to Beat Emotional Eating

  Many of the clients I work with struggle with “Emotional Eating”. According to 1300+ licensed psychologists my experience isn’t unique. In a study conducted by Consumer Reports National Research Center   “understanding and managing the behaviors and...