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Spud Fit!

Spud Fit!

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Andrew Taylor has done an amazing thing. Through research and taking matters into his own hands, he found a win, win ... win way to break food addiction. And, he has even created the Spud Fit website to share his multiple wins with everyone. I am very impressed with his clear, logical thinking...

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Don't Worry... Be Healthy!

Don't Worry... Be Healthy!

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Do you consider yourself health conscious? Do you ever worry about getting enough nutrients? It seems common for the health conscious to seek out foods with the best and most nutrients. In the beginning of my Type-1 diabetes journey, I was completely clueless about nutrition. I knew of the words "protein" and "vitamins",...

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Bland!

Bland!

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Many people suffer great difficulty transitioning to a Whole Food Plant Based diet because it is perceived as too bland. It feels like a terrible sacrifice! We have five traditionally recognized senses: hearing, vision, touch, smell and taste. Interestingly, each of these senses are adjustable. The perception automatically scales to an equilibrium based...

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No Way Could I Ever Eat Like That!

No Way Could I Ever Eat Like That!

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More than not, as anyone discovers my eating habits, their response is something like, "Oh, I could never eat like that." I tell them that it is far easier than they think and that their taste will change, but that never seems to convince anyone. Indeed, a Low-Fat Whole Foods Plant Based diet...

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Omnivore?

Omnivore?

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Until the age of 36, back in 1988, I believed that humans were carnivores. That is, until after a very eye-opening education from my Type-1 diabetes journey where I learned that consuming meat, or any animal product for that matter, was a large influence on insulin resistance which is not a good thing!...

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July 17, 2014 Lecture at South Austin Whole Foods Market

Lecture at South Austin Whole Foods Market Dr. Carney will be lecturing to a select group of individual participants in an Engine 2 Diet 28 day challenge on Thursday July 17th, 2014 in South Austin, Arbor Trails, Whole Foods Market. Last week they had Rip Esselstyn speaking to them. Rip, of course, will be a hard...

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Ode to Chocolate

Ode to Chocolate

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Ah chocolate, oh dark mystery of delight; on my tongue, the pleasure, on my hips, the blight. From far away in hot, tropical climes; thou art gathered by slaves, but I can pretend “Not mine!” Thy narcotics lull my senses into blissful transport; away from my problems, an escapist passport! Bitter as gall...

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Taming the cravings

Taming the cravings

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I've had a love/hate relationship with my bathroom scales most of my adult life. Up & down, up & down... sigh... Looking back at the heavier me, I see me eating a healthy vegan diet, but with lot of high fat foods such as oil, chocolate, nuts & vegan cheese products. When I...

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Win the War on Coffee Addiction

Win the War on Coffee Addiction

Coffee, Java, Espresso, Mocha, Frappuccino, Cafe Latte.... These names of coffee no doubt produce a pleasing aroma to many. Coffee's ability to enhance mood, physical activity, and mental performance makes it a widely consumed beverage. Many popular coffee drinks boast over 500 mg of caffeine, yet caffeine's just one of the thousands of different substances...

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