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Fat Loss is NOT Magic

I’ve joined a few communities on FB so I can understand the fat loss consumer better. I couldn’t have been prepared for what I learned. The first group I joined was a group on weight loss tips. Over 100k members from all over the continent who were seeking guidance on their journey. Most of

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Is Exercise Necessary?

EXERCISE! I know – not everybody loves it and I know not everybody wants to do it. Let’s talk about why it is that some of us have an aversion to exercise and some of the things that are responsible for that. What’s behind it? Is it insecurity? Is it lack of knowledge? Is it

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Social Conditioning & Why It Matters

This is my favourite topic. I love it because so much of what we do and how we see ourselves comes from it. Social conditioning. What the hell is that? Social conditioning is the set of instructions each of us learned to fit in with society. Our family members, school teachers, and peer groups were

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Weight Loss & PCOS – an Interview

We already know it’s popular to demonize carbs. Society has been doing it since the ’70s when Dr Atkins published a book on the topic. The origin goes back even further than that, with reported low-carb practices in the 1860s. So, this isn’t news. In fact, it’s boring. Recently, I was approached by a

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Food Demonization

My social feeds are full of people claiming that there are good and bad foods. You’ve heard them, too, I’m sure. Every New Years I see the meme that says: stop eating THESE FOODS right now! And it lists in bold angry letters: things like SUGAR, BREAD, and PROCESSED FOODS. The other one I see

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The Making of a Musclebound Mama

I have to tell you – having a podcast is not something I ever considered and that will amuse you if you happen to be a follower on Twitter where I’ve been ranting about the fat loss industry for over a decade. But, here I am. So, I wanted to use this episode to tell

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