Why Do We Eat More Than We Need To?

In TurboCharged we advise eating only when you are actually hungry.  The 8 steps are designed to: teach you to recognize real hunger from unnecessary cravings; provide guidance on correct natural and nutrient dense foods; reduce the stress that leads to fat storage and; train your body to burn your excess fat for energy. This […]

Everyone is on a Diet – Is Yours Killing You?

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Here in America, because so many people are overweight, the word “diet” has become synonymous with a specific way of eating to lose weight.  It is also seen as something temporary, which is implemented only for as long as it takes to reach a target weight.  This definition is actually quite unique and unusual. When […]

Thirteen Tips for Optimal Health

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Drink more pure water every day. Eat a variety of fruits, vegetables, beans, nuts, seeds and quality protein. Always choose natural, unprocessed and preservative-free foods. Eliminate all simple sugars. Get outdoors and enjoy nature as often as possible Get 7-8 hours of restful sleep every night. Take time to relax and de-stress every day. Be […]

Circadian Rhythms and Health

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We recently wrote about a study which concluded there was a direct link between modern technology and obesity.  New research from the University of Aberdeen in Scotland looks at the technology link from a different angle which brings us all the way back to the invention and adoption of the electric light bulb.  Electric light […]

The Difference Between Dieting and Long-Term Weight Management

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Why do many dieters reach their weight goal, only to find that the pounds eventually return? Research from scientists from Penn State University may help explain why.  They found that the behaviors that help people lose weight aren’t the same as those that help them maintain their new body. This study actually looked at whether […]