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Did We Really Evolve to Store Fat and Shed Muscle?

I highly doubt humans faced better chances of survival by programing their body to have as much fat and as little muscle as possible. Many diet theories pose the idea that humans have survived all these years by being able to store fat and dumping muscle when food was scarce. …

The Fit RebelDid We Really Evolve to Store Fat and Shed Muscle?

The Real 5 Foods You Must Not Eat

  I keep coming across these ads online with the headline about 5 or so foods you should never eat. I hate the idea because believing we must forsake any sort of food or nutrient  is a huge obstacle towards fitness independence. Unless you have an allergic reaction to a food, …

The Fit RebelThe Real 5 Foods You Must Not Eat
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How to Eat More Veggies, Even if you Don’t Like Them

  Eating more fruits and veggies is a common dietary recommendation in our fitness culture. For me, fruit was always pretty easy. It’s portable, sweet and refreshing to eat. It’s a great snack. However veggies are a different issue. I have a hard time eating strait up veggies. A bag of …

The Fit RebelHow to Eat More Veggies, Even if you Don’t Like Them
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Are You Destined To Over Eat? (Part 2)

In the last post, I made the argument about how we humans might not be destined by our DNA to over eat after all. This post is addressing what I like to call the “now or never” desire to eat. It’s well documented that the desire to acquire or consume …

The Fit RebelAre You Destined To Over Eat? (Part 2)