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#1 WORST Ingredient (Do NOT Eat)

You know, we’re surprised that there’s still a LOT of folks out there who don’t know that this stuff is pure poison.

Hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils.

This ingredient is the code name for “trans fats” and it runs rampant in fried foods and packaged goods…it also has been closely linked to these conditions: (more…)

Sunday Morning Fat-Burning Pancakes Anyone? (Yummy!!)

Sunday Morning Fat-Burning PancakesWant to enjoy the goodness of pancakes without a BILLION carbs? Got you covered…

No-Wheat High Protein Pancakes

1/3 cup fat-free whipped cottage cheese
1/4 cup egg whites
2.5 scoops of Vanilla BioTrust Low Carb (30g of protein)
1 tbsp sugar free stevia-sweetened syrup (more…)

The ONLY Yogurt You Should Ever Eat (Ditch The Rest)

Hey, it’s Josh!

Did you know that almost ALL yogurts are flat out bad news for your waistline?

“Light” yogurts, for instance, are absolutely terrible for you, and for more reasons than one. (more…)

8 VERY Healthy Foods That Make You Fat

There’s not a day that goes by where someone doesn’t come to me asking for diet advice, confused as to why they’re NOT losing weight even though they don’t eat “a lot”… and even if they’re eating “healthy.” The truth is that while “quantity” does matter, it’s possible to still over consume calories if choosing the wrong foods.

Some foods, even though they’re considered very healthy, carry loads of calories in a very small amount of food. We call these calorically-dense foods, and if your diet is comprised of a bunch of them, you can easily gain weight even without eating “a lot” of food.

Here are some “healthy” examples of calorically-dense foods: (more…)

The 4 BEST Foods To Eat Before Bed

4 foods ok to eat before bedYou may have heard that eating before bed is a big-time “no no” for those looking to lose weight. In fact, you’ve probably even heard that eating late at night will undoubtedly cause you to GAIN weight… even worse!

Well, there’s good news, and that good news is that not every food that you eat past 7PM will be automatically deposited to your butt, thighs, and love handles.

In fact, there are certain foods that you can eat as a late-night snack that can actually INCREASE your fatloss results! The key is knowing which foods to eat, and which to avoid, as the evening progresses. (more…)

Do NOT Eat This For Breakfast

Do you eat oatmeal for breakfast? While it certainly can be a solid, healthy option, most are heavily processed and absolutely TERRIBLE for you.

For example, I was just at the store and took a look at a brand of “heart-healthy” instant oatmeal (their claim), the “Maple and Brown Sugar” flavor. (more…)

The #1 Reason People FAIL to Lose Weight

Let me ask you this: If every day you stepped on the scale and saw a lower number, and every week you looked in the mirror to see visually noticeable results, would you continue doing what you are doing?

Let me answer that for you. YES, you would.

It doesn’t matter how “hard” what you’re doing is, you’d still continue to do it. (more…)

The HCG Diet… 3 Reasons Why You Should NOT Try It (No Matter What)

Hi Coach Josh! One of my coworkers recently dropped 20-lbs in four weeks. I asked her for the secret to her success, and she mentioned something called the HCG Diet that is supposed to reduce cravings and balance your hormones. She looks better and I want quick results like that! Is this something you advocate? How does it work?  —Mary P., Kansas City, MO (more…)

EAT This In The Morning (And Be Sure To Add These Ingredients, OK?)

steel cut oatsIn a recent blog post, I told you all about the pitfalls of instant oatmeal and why you should be sticking to good old fashioned steal cut oats instead.

**Lower glycemic index and blood sugar response
**Greater satiety (you feel fuller, longer)
**Greater vitamin and mineral content
**Greater overall nutritional value

Besides, if you’re like most, you’ll MUCH prefer the firmer texture and nuttier flavor of steel cut oats over mushy, bland instant oatmeal. (more…)

Chicken vs Beef (One Burns More Fat Than The Other)

So I just finished skimming through yet another lame article in a popular fitness magazine full of misinformation.

A brief summary of the article:

Chicken is so much better and healthier than beef! It contains less calories per ounce, has way less fat, and doesn’t contain heart-disease-causing saturated fats!

Where they get these writers from, I don’t know. Now let me tell you why this article is completely WRONG. (more…)