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The Economics of Flex Dieting

My readings this week brought me across this article from the New York Times. The article describes a study done by Yale researchers on whether or not monkeys could be taught how to use money.  They gave each monkey a set number of tokens they could use to exchange for food and then watched what the monkeys did.

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7 Dieting Myths

Everyone’s biggest gripe with the fitness industry is the sheer amount of (mis)information out there.  It’s impossible to find what you’re looking for, especially when you don’t know if what you’re reading is actually true.  I’ve got seven myths here that have been circulated for long enough.  It’s time to change that. This list came

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Diets 101: Veganism

Fish Are Friends, Not Food The premise behind a vegan diet is a simple one, no animal products at all.  One step past vegetarianism, vegans avoid animal derived foods such as eggs and milk in addition to meats.  The vegan movement started in the mid 1940’s but began to explode in popularity in recent years

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Diets 101: Don’t Die Alone

When it comes to commercial diet plans, Weight Watchers is one of the most well known names in the field.  The Weight Watchers method can be loosely described as reducing calories, increasing exercise, and reaching out for social support.  These concepts are taught in a way that encourages long term habit building.  Weight Watchers us

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Diets 101: Keto

Going into the start of the new year, I’m doing a series on the different popular diets out there right now.  My in house recommendation is and always will be Flex Dieting, but that doesn’t mean I’m opposed to some of the other options out there.  Throughout this series I’ll be referencing research hoping to provide

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Diets 101: Paleo

Going into the start of the new year, I’m doing a series on the different popular diets out there right now.  My in house recommendation is and always will be Flex Dieting, but that doesn’t mean I’m opposed to some of the other options out there.  Throughout this series I’ll be referencing research hoping to provide

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The Ins and Outs of Dieting: My Personal Experience

My clients are well aware that I’ve been cutting (fitness jargon for restricting calories or dieting) for a month now.  I’ll let you ask them how grumpy I’ve been, but I think it’s gone pretty well.  So without further ado, here are my thoughts on the road so far. Why I Decided to Diet The reason

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