How Tanning Helps You Lose Weight


The relationship between sun exposure and fat loss most likely dates back far before we could walk upright. Way back, before the invention of video games and office cubicles, humans had to spend the majority of their time outside in the weather finding food. Read On »

Symptoms of Low Testosterone


  According to New England Research Institutes, “it is estimated that there are approximately 2.4 million 40- to 69-yr-old U.S. males with androgen deficiency.*” Add to this the number of women with androgen deficiency, and you have a significant portion of the population affected by this well documented condition. What is androgen deficiency? Simply put, […] Read On »

How Sunlight Helps you Lose Weight

A surprising new strategy for managing your weight? Bright morning light. We wrote about this several years ago and tell you just how it works here. from Science A new Northwestern Medicine study reports the timing, intensity and duration of your light exposure during the day is linked to your weight — the first […] Read On »

Weekend Link Love

from Mark’s Daily Apple Next week, I’m speaking at Paleo f(x), along with other paleo/Primal luminaries like Robb Wolf, Chris Kresser, the Hartwigs, Nora Gedgaudas, and dozens more. I’ve got three talks scheduled – two on the 11th and one on the 12th – and you can buy separate tickets to each day, or a […] Read On »

Is Bodyweight Exercise Alone Enough?

Are Bodyweight Exercises Alone Enough?

Bodyweight exercise will do in a pinch but are not as enjoyable as weight training for me personally. However, gymnasts are some of the strongest people you will ever encounter. I guess it comes down to if you like getting on the floor or not. Some people are skeptical about the efficacy of a bodyweight […] Read On »

Appearance is More Motivating Than Health


Two studied examples of how looks motivate us more than health: A recent study of the best way to get teenagers to use sunscreen concluded that we can educate them to every health risk of excessive sun exposure, but if we want some compliance, we have to describe sun exposure’s effects on appearance, including wrinkles […] Read On »

FDA Warns about Melotanin II

I always take what people say with a grain of salt, even Dr.s and especially when they are talking about off label usage of some compound or another. Some docs call this drug “illegal” I’m assuming because it’s not been approved by the FDA or equal parties. What follows is an extremely biased, nearly hysterical, […] Read On »

Get Carbs with Kiwicha – No Gluten

Did your Mom tell you to taste every food at least once? Although it doesn’t currently make up part of the average American diet — you might have to look for it at health food or speciality stores — kiwicha, also called amaranth, once grew throughout the Americas. Unlike wheat, kiwicha doesn’t contain gluten, so […] Read On »

Low Protein Diet May Lead to Overeating

A Diet Low in Protein Can Lead to Overeating

A lack of dietary protein can lead to overeating and obesity. A new study from the University of Sydney found that people who have smaller amounts of protein in their diet are likely to have a higher caloric intake. Researchers found that weight, age and time frame of diet were not factors in their results. […] Read On »

3 Fad Diets to Avoid

3 Fad Diets to Avoid

Just because the term ‘diet’ is attached to something, it doesn’t always mean it’s healthy. The current diet trend is the ‘free from’ — diets that exclude specific types of food from your diet. This includes the Paleo diet, gluten-free, raw diets, and going vegan. However, going with a restricted diet can often leave you […] Read On »