Train Like a Poor Russian: Kettlebells

I will forever be in debt to the Russian people for vodka, pants sexily tucked into boots, and for the sake of this blog post, saving me from hours of exercise. These wonderful folks have...

Absorb More Vitamins With Tasty Fat

Many horrible trends came from the 80's such as leg-warmers, fluorescent everything, those weird little plastic round discs you'd loop your shirt through (yes I owned all of these things)... But the worst trend...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 2)

I can sum up my experience with Noom in one sentence: They recommend you squeeze lemon juice on your salad to replace dressing and eat ~300 calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated...

Why It’s Not Your Fault You’re Overweight

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past couple years, you most definitely have heard of Nicole Arbour and her infamous "Dear Fat People" rant.  If you haven't, here's a video summing...

Probiotics Vs Prebiotics: What is the Difference?

The world of probiotic and prebiotic supplements can be soooo confusing and, all too often, draining to your wallet and sanity. On top of that, a new study comes out every week with new...

The Ketogenic Diet: My Experience

The recent popularity of the ketogenic diet has a lot of people asking questions such as "What is the ketogenic diet? Does the ketogenic diet work? Is the ketogenic diet a fad? Will it...

Imposter Sugar Substitutes

One of my closest friends is a self-confessed sugar addict. This man could polish off an entire Costco-sized box of Snickers and not even bat a diabetic eyelash. For his birthday, my friend purchased...

Roast a Chicken Like a Boss

I'm one laaaaazy fool. When I first started cooking, I'd focus my energy on figuring out how to make large amounts of food and store it. Therefore, I could eat for days and cook...

FODMAPs: The New Gluten

The gluten scare gripped our nation by its nether-regions, so swiftly and so brutally that now it has become almost a parody of itself. Before the gluten epidemic, it was practically impossible for a...

Delicious Glaze for Chicken in Seconds!

Chicken is borrrrrring, am I right? There has never been a cult chicken following that could come close to rivaling the bacon or beef versions. For instance, there aren't T-shirts like this made for...