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Jonathan's Journey towards Optimized Health

Jonathan's Journey towards Optimized Health

For years, the discussion around FiT has centered on how we can best serve our clients and community.  Thom and I would hear frequently from our team that they were doing everything they could for their clients but felt frustrated that they couldn’t do more - ‘We...

Panel approves Rx diet pill

December 7, 2010, 4:42 pm <!-- — Updated: 4:14 pm --> F.D.A. Panel Backs New Diet Pill By ANDREW POLLACK 12/8/10 | Updated with more detail A federal advisory committee on Tuesday recommended approval of what could become the first new prescription diet...

What to Do When Dining Out

Due to consumer demand and society's health consciousness, restaurants are feeling pressure to offer healthier food alternatives, such as more flavorful salads, low-carbohydrate meals, and low-fat dishes. Some restaurants are even going as far as providing  the...

Quick Thoughts

Read time: 20 seconds Those who ask "What?" are in the long term rarely successful. Those who ask "What's the reason?" are in the long term more  successful. Those who say "just tell me what to do" never own their diet or exercise. Those who say "tell me the reason...

Food as Fuel (or Fueling Obesity)

Read time: 2 minutes Over the years I've heard the word food being replaced by the word fuel. Coaches say it. Personal trainers say it. Weight loss experts say it. "Did you get enough sleep? Did you get enough fuel?" It's not so much a matter of changing semantics but...

On Counting Calories

On Counting Calories

Read time: 2 minutes The energy balance equation, based on the Law of Energy Conservation, is utter nonsense when applied to a dynamic, open system like the human body. How is it that whole population can follow such advice as counting calories without further inquiry...

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