Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Best Guide To Losing Weight in 4 Easy Steps I’ve Read

Fat man holding a measurement tape against white background

This article popped up recently in my Facebook feed about how someone lost 80 lbs in the past year:

I’ve spent the past year losing 80 lbs and getting in shape. A lot of people have been asking me how I did it; specifics like what diet I was on, how many times a week I worked out, etc etc. So I thought I’d just answer everyone’s questions by giving you guys step by step instructions on how you can achieve everything I have… IN JUST 4 EASY STEPS!

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How Low Carb Diets Actually Work…

How Low Carb Diets Actually Work

Wanted to share this great flow chart comparing how people think low carb diets work vs how the complexities behind how they actually work.

I first came across on Bill Lagakos’ Twitter.  After some quick searching I found that the original source is actually the Smart Training & Flexible Dieting Facebook Page.… Read More

VSL#3 Probiotic Review


I wrote a little bit about why I incorporated VSL#3 Probiotic into my anti-cholesterol game plan, but I wanted to take the chance here to expand on why I like it so much.

I discovered this probiotic through a paper Gracie Liu Pharm D. shared with me titled, Effect of Probiotic (VSL#3) and Omega-3 on Lipid Profile, Insulin Sensitivity, Inflammatory Markers, and Gut Colonization in Overweight Adults: A Randomized, Controlled Trial, in which they concluded that supplementation with this specific probiotic lead to a whole host of benefits.… Read More

Dr. Tara Dall – The Lipidologist I Consulted

Tara Dall

Dr. Tara Dall is the lipidologist that I consulted when I concluded that I needed the help of an expert.  I checked with her and she said it was ok for me to share her name and profile with my readers.

If you’re so inclined, you can read through her 13 page Curriculum Vitae here, but rest assured, she’s well trained and extremely knowledgeable and I was extremely happy with the service that I received.

Here are links to the posts documenting my consultation with her:

If you’ve read through any of these prior posts, you can tell that I did quite a bit of research prior to my meeting with her and asked some pretty in depth questions.  This was partly for my own curiosity and partly as a way to gauge her level of understanding.  I walked away impressed.… Read More

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