How Many Calories To Lose Weight? The Banana Effect.

Why do we care so much about calories?  Because they matter, that’s why.  To lose weight and keep it off, you need to create a sustainable caloric deficit over the long run. The key phrase in that sentence is “the long run.” A short term calorie deficit will not cut it for sustained weight loss. […]

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Metabolic Weight Loss: The 5 Laws Of Metabolism

Simplistic models can be useful, but they have a serious downside. They can provide a general overview; yet often, important details such as exceptions to the rule and nuance are left out. The “eat less, exercise more” model suffers greatly from this problem.  As a general concept it is true for someone who sits on […]

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15 Hormonal Influencers of Fat Loss

1.  Insulin – The Fat Storer In the hierarchy of hormonal influencers for fat loss, insulin still reigns as King according to current evidence.  This hormone, relative to the others, is most strongly influenced by carbohydrate intake and over consumption of food, both of which cause a detrimental increase in blood sugar.  Over consuming  any […]

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