Insulin is the Seal Team of Our Biology: What I learned today

So, in conclusion, insulin runs your life. If she is used properly she will take care of you. If she is not used properly, you will store body fat like a hoarder and walk around talking about your hormone imbalance.

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Sugar is an Addictive Drug not Unlike Heroin: Why you're not actually a heroin addict!

We are dealing not only with the "supernormally stimulating without adequate nutrition to invoke satiation or satiety" type of foods (such as cookies) (which also means we don't stop at 1 or 2 cookies), but we also have "the release of opioids bring[ing] pleasure and emotional relief...and generally mak[ing] you feel good" (It Starts With Food 2nd Edition p. 35).

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Emotional Eating

"How about a gallon of ice cream with a couple of ounces of chocolate syrup and maybe some sprinkles with a 2 liter of coke and a large pizza? Gloomily snack on that each night while hunched over in the corner of the couch because that is the safest most comfy place on the planet considering the state your in, right?"

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Good Nutrition: What to start with and what to lose!

Let's sum it up with what we like to it and the things we choose to avoid. The reasoning and science will be written up plenty of times, but this is often what people look to when they hope to gain a little understanding. So the to do and the not to do list is here! 

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The Sunday Project- Cow tongue tacos

A quick Facebook poll taught me two things: 1) Cow tongue is not that crazy, at least not to more people than I expected, and 2) apparently beef tongue tacos "al pastor" are a huge thing! I was pointed in the direction of PaleoNick.com and his recipe for this "popular" dish.

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