Health & Nutrition

The Calorie-Burning Myth

Tweet The very common notion that doing a certain activity (sport, exercise) for a set period of time will ‘burn’ (a colloquial term) a specific number of calories is, to put it politely, unscientific. Or to put it bluntly, stupid. When some expert tells you that activity Y burns X calories per unit of time, [...]

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You and Your Physical Environment

Tweet Freshly Cut Grass Did you know that certain colours can have a positive affect on your nervous system, endocrine system (hormones), cardiovascular system and your emotional state? Did you know that plants can do the same? And puppies? And the sound of waves crashing on a beach? Rain on the roof? Certain smells? Like freshly cut [...]

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Is the Obesity Crisis Hiding a Bigger Problem?

Tweet If you’re a regular reader here at me-dot-com, you’ll know that I rarely publish videos but when I do, it’s because I’ve found something that I believe might be of interest and value to the majority of my readers. I love this presentation and I love the honesty, humility and self-awareness of the speaker; [...]

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Super Foods that Aren’t Super

Tweet Who knew that companies would bullshit us about their products in order to sell stuff? I’m stunned. If you’re interested in (1) your health and (2) quality information as opposed to clever marketing and manipulated studies, take 9 minutes out of the 1,440 you have today and watch this. If you can’t see the [...]

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When Thinking is Reality

Tweet When you dream that there’s an attacker in your home, your body will respond exactly as though the event is real, even though the bad guy is nothing more than a creation of your mind. Despite the fact that you’re safe in your bed, your sympathetic nervous system will switch on the ‘fight or [...]

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Getting Real about Obesity

Tweet *Warning: impending rant and language. Australia is one of the fattest countries on earth and many people erroneously suggest that education is the answer to our national obesity problem. Really? Consider these two facts: Fact 1:  In 2014, we have more education, information, awareness, policies, programs and getting-in-shape (type) resources, than any other time [...]

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