5 Dumb Things Weight Loss Gurus Say

First off, I realize the title of this blog is a bit inflammatory. The intention was to get your attention NOT to disparage anyone in the industry. Second, I too am one of those "dumb weight loss gurus". What I mean by that is that I too have said similar things in the past. I also am likely...
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Thyroid & Adrenals: Subclinical Hypothyroidism, Hashimoto Disease & Adrenal Fatigue

The metabolism is often treated like a machine in the world of health and fitness. And because of this people wrongly believe the metabolism is static. Have you ever heard someone say, "I had my basal metabolic rate measured and it's 2000 calories per day. So I am basing my diet and exercise...
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Postmenopausal? Perimenopause? Menopause? 4 Tricks For Weight Loss

Despite the bald head, goatee and "linebacker looking" body, I have developed a reputation as being an expert in female metabolism and especially menopausal weight loss. The reason for this was very simple. I was in the personal training world and most of my clients were women. I quickly...
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The Law Of Metabolic Compensation

Losing fat and being able to keep that weight off is not a simple matter of calorie calculations. Certainly there are those who use that method who seemingly derive good results. But the truth is they are almost always doing other things, whether they are aware of it or not, that make that...
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Interview With Christa Orecchio

I got asked this question the other day by a family member. They said that a friend of theirs was selling some supplement that only needed to be taken twice per day. The supplement was specially designed to "flush toxins" and burn fat because "toxins" are the real reason people store fat, not...
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Weight Loss Numbers: Calorie Counting Evolved

Everyone wants to know the numbers. And knowing the numbers can be helpful as long as you are aware which numbers matter most and don't get overly attached to calorie counts. The metabolism does not work like this: lower calories -> lose weight -> balance metabolism The metabolism works...
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How To Find The Diet That Works For You

Post by Metabolic Effect. The above post from our Facebook page illustrates what I believe to be the most important insight in the world of natural health, fitness and weight loss. There is no one way, there is simply your way. Your job is discover what that is. There is no single right diet out...
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How To Choose a Probiotic

The human digestive tract contains more live bacteria than your body has cells. These bacteria can almost be thought of as a borrowed organ given how essential they are to human health. To help the health of this "organ system" we can take what are called "probiotics". These are bacteria we...
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Calorie & Macro Calculator: The ELEL & EMEM protocols

The acronym for Metabolic Effect is ME and it explains everything you need to know about diet, exercise and lifestyle change for health, fitness and weight loss. There is no one-size-fits-all, off-the-shelf calorie equation.  Nor is there some magic macronutrient ratio that produces sustain,...
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The Calorie Myth: A Conversation With Jonathan Bailor

Jonathan Bailor is the author of the new book The Calorie Myth. This is one of the three books I suggested you read this year. Not because I agree with everything in it, but because in my mind it is essential reading to understand. Read more on why I recommend you read many diet books and not...
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