Nutrition Articles

7 Foods You Should NEVER Refrigerate (Because I Said So)

It’s late at night, which obviously means I’m making frequent trips to my refrigerator.  Truth be told, I am literally standing here with the refrigerator door open, typing this newsletter on my phone as I look for a healthy snack to satisfy my every craving.  Hmmm, what to eat?  I Read More…


The BEST Snack To Eat Before Bed

You’ve probably heard the tip that if you’re interested in losing weight, it’s a good idea to eat slowly and chew your food at least 15-20 times before swallowing.  Doing so allows your brain and body to actually sense that it’s full, instead of cramming a bunch of food down your Read More…


THIS Veggie Reduces Cravings For Sweets & Fast Food By 95%

Reader Question:  Coach Josh, do you have any quick tips to curb my appetite and reduce my cravings?  It seems that snacking is always the death of my diet!  I’ll be doing well, and then a craving comes…and I cave.  Help! Josh’s Answer:  Do you eat spinach?  If you don’t Read More…


The #1 Cause Of A SLOW Metabolism (Affects 99% Of People)

And the answer is… drum roll please… Something you may have done a lot of: Dieting. Particularly in the form of “crash dieting” where calories are restricted for extended perdiods of time. Both crash dieting and chronic dieting can and will wreak havoc on your metabolic rate, as is clearly Read More…


4 High-Fiber “Healthy” Foods That Pack On The Pounds (Avoid These)

Did you know that one of the major contributors to a SLOW metabolism is the overconsumption of whole grains, even foods praised as being “high in fiber” such as: 100% Whole Wheat Bread Whole Grain Pasta Bran Flakes and Other Wheat-Based “Fiber” Cereals, and… Whole Wheat Tortillas and Wraps Despite Read More…


Get Your Greens This St. Patrick’s Day

This St. Patrick’s Day we have 3 delicious ways to enjoy your greens! Below are recipes you can indulge in all year long, PLUS, as a special holiday bonus, a coupon code for 20% off our Low Carb protein powder! Guacamole INGREDIENTS: 3 avocados, peeled, pitted, and mashed 1 lime, Read More…


EXACTLY How to End Emotional Eating Once and for All

Last week, I hosted a little coaching call during which some of my long-time clients could call in, ask questions, and get feedback from me and some other experts.  One question in particular caught my attention, and because I believe so many people deal with this kind of thing on Read More…


The TRUTH About Eggs And Cholesterol

On New Year’s Eve, we had the pleasure of entertaining many of our closest friends and family members, quite a few who stayed and crashed at our place.  Upon awakening, the obvious answer to the question “What’s for breakfast?” was eggs. You see, I like eggs and tend to eat Read More…


Why 100-Calorie “Snack Packs” Are A Fat Loss DISASTER

Hey, it’s Joel, and I’m just getting back from a little fat-burning trip to the grocery store (lots of good eats for dinner tonight).  However, while there, I couldn’t help but notice how just about every “snack food”—you know, pretzels, cookies, crackers, chips, popcorn, etc.—now comes in a “100-calorie” snack Read More…


2 Spoonfuls of THIS after a Meal BOOSTS Fat Loss? & 2 Tablespoons of THIS after a Meal Kills Belly Fat?

Numerous peer-reviewed studies have looked at the blood sugar and insulin management effects of consuming apple cider vinegar before and/or after a meal. For example, one study showed a 19% decrease in blood sugar levels when consuming 2 tablespoons of apple cider vinegar after a high-carbohydrate meal. Another study in Read More…