Using Obstacles To Your Advantage

S “Even the most hardworking among us are, on some level, pretty lazy. At the very least, we are constantly assessing situations for the path of least resistance—or, to put it another way, the path with the fewest obstacles.”   Dr. Traci Mann, Secrets from The Eating Lab   [Download the free e-book here with all seven Tweaks] The Situation … Read More

Healthy Tweak#2: Hide the Bad

“If it’s not there, you can’t eat it; and if it is there, you will.” Dr. Traci Mann, Secrets from The Eating Lab     Reading Time: ~6.5 minutes (or less time than it takes to complete an entire, scientifically tested total body work out!) Summary For all of the head-shaking grief we give to the nutrition industry to make a decision … Read More

3 Vegan Breakfasts With 20 g of Protein at Least

Reading time: 4 minutes   This past summer, I ran an experiment on myself. The experiment was simple — can you add five pounds of muscle on a 100% vegan diet with no protein supplements? Well, It turns out you can. Since ‘Project Veggie Muscles,’ I’ve received a lot of questions about what I ate for breakfast. After all, I … Read More

The Exercise Paradox, Part 1

Reading time ~ 9 minutes Paradox Summary: We have a clear, clinically-proven way to not only reduce widespread disease, depression, anxiety, but also to proactively improve the daily and long-term function of our brains, hearts and blood. This treatment is often free, can be very enjoyable, and most of its side effects are positive. In fact, in an industry plagued … Read More

Habits of The Chronically Healthy

Reading Time: Intro / Explanation of idea: 9 minutes;  Each of the three habits – 2-3 minutes [NOTE TO READERS: If you like this article or find it helpful in some way, please let me know (like, comment, email, share). I am considering putting together a little e-book of 25-30 of these habits and I would like to know if … Read More

Unlikely Nutritionist #1: Warren Buffett

  We all know Warren Buffett as the billionaire entrepreneur and investor. In this video (9 minutes), I describe three of Buffett’s investing principles and how we can apply them directly to our diets to improve our health.   [TRANSCRIPT COMING]   Trying something new here.  Please let me know if you found this useful. Besos, Justy

Freak to Geek Part II: The Results

[Reading Time: 25-30 minutes]   Now well into my fourth decade (I recently turned 32), I’ve come to a realization: I really don’t know that much. On a yearly basis, I’ve come across new information that either wholly dispels, or calls into serious question, the beliefs I previously had, the stories I told, and the narratives in which I lived. … Read More