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Carbohydrates: How much is too much?

Would you like to lose weight? Do you know how many carbohydrates you should be eating in a day to achieve your goal?   In this post I aim to provide some answers.

Why do I keep  focusing on carbs? Well, we know that carbs in our diet, which include bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, fruit, cereals, yoghurt and veggies turn to sugar in our bodies. Our bodies deal with the excess sugar by releasing the hormone insulin.  Insulin shuttles fat into your cells for storage. So, if you want to lose weight, the key is to keep the amount of insulin in your body as low as possible. The only way to do that is to be careful with carbs. But what does “be careful” with carbs really mean for YOU on a practical level? Read the rest of this entry


Exercise like a caveman – Part 2

Mark Sisson

Mark Sisson – he is clearly doing something right!

In these posts (Exercise like a caveman Part 1 and 2) , I have attempted to summarise the important points from Mark Sisson’s book, The Primal Blueprint. I can highly recommend his book and his blog as excellent reads covering the primal lifestyle.

Ok  – so let’s get down to the nitty-gritty. How should we be exercising to reap all the benefits of optimum primal fitness? Read the rest of this entry