Category Archives: Nutrition

Why You May Need To Eat More Protein by Dr. John M Berardi, CSCS

I just figured out a couple of days ago that I’m eating far too little protein for my current state & goals, & am adjusting my eating accordingly. And then happened across this article that explains just why protein is … Continue reading

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TDEE, meal tracking, & macronutrient levels

Well, here’s a couple of good reasons for meal tracking. After overhauling my diet two years ago, I got into a new set of habits for eating that are healthy overall. But meal tracking over the past week or so … Continue reading

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Baseline: cardio & strength

History. When I made my permanent dietary changes two years ago, I also began exercising pretty consistently. I started with dancing, because I enjoy it. I would simply stick the earbuds of my iPod in my ear, put on a … Continue reading

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Hunger pangs & satiety

I don’t really have problems much with food cravings, not after two years of eating a low-glycemic diet & being sure I don’t skip breakfast. And I haven’t had a big sweet tooth for even longer than that. Nor have … Continue reading

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My nutritional approach (state of my art)

Originally written for my Burn the Fat Inner Circle progress journal. My nutritional approach History. On December 21, 2005 (winter solstice), I made the crucial decision to heed the warning brought to me through the grief of my mother’s death … Continue reading

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Refresher

I started up again on getting exercise again just two & a half weeks ago, on Monday, February 18, doing about 30 minutes each morning before I went to work. Incredible how even that little bitty bit improved things. I … Continue reading

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Tweaking my diet with Precision Nutrition

Using John Berardi’s Precision Nutrition program to tweak my diet.

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Tweaking & optimizing

I was attracted to Precision Nutrition by John Berardi’s discussion at his website of insulin resistance & insulin sensitivity. In my own research on insulin resistance, prediabetes, & Type 2 diabetes, I learned a few months back about how fat … Continue reading

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A new Precision Nutrition customer

A couple of weeks ago, when I discovered Craig Ballantyne’s Turbulence Training program, I thought that the cardio & weigh training parts of my person program for health were the only parts that needed tweaking. But John Berardi’s website, especially … Continue reading

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John Berardi on nutrition

Since learning about Turbulence Training last week, I’ve been subscribing to TT creator Craig Ballantyne’s Turbulence Training blog. Today that resulted in a nice little nugget — a nugget that led to a pretty rich vein. The nugget was Ballantyne’s … Continue reading

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