The Super Bowl is a truly American tradition that brings families and friends together for a day of good fun and good food. And good beer. Many of the low-carb diets claim that beer has a high-glycemic index and will make you fat. But that’s not necessarily true. I’ll show you why this claim is [...]
“You should see it, Robin. You should see the belly on me. I’m running, I’m lifting weights… for like two hours a day.”
“I’m thinking of giving up. I hate it.”
I was listening to the Howard Stern Show in my car for a few minutes on the way to the clinic and Howard was telling his co-host Robin Quivers about how upset he was with himself.
Then he said something like, “I don’t get it. I eat right. I have a low-fat baked potato every day. And I still have this 10 pounds I can’t get rid of.”
I’ve read scores of books on nutrition, I’ve attended multiple conferences and I’m a certified clinical nutritionist. I’ve been thinking and living this and doing everything I can to eat healthier since I was a small child… and I’ve made the same mistake.
Ahhhhh … a giant plate of pasta the night before a big workout, long-distance run or a big game. It’s what all the athletes do, right? They load up on tons of carbs, so they can get the “extra energy” they’ll need.
Except that they don’t. Get the extra energy, I mean.
Conventional fitness trainers and nutritionists will tell you that pasta and carbohydrates are how you get the strength to perform at maximum capacity.
You knew high-carb foods like breakfast cereals were bad for your waistline. But who thought they could give you cancer?
Today we’ll look at what happens to your Cheerios™ when they’re processed. And the danger to your health. We’ll also discuss healthy ways to get the carbs you need.