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Book Review: “The Virgin Diet” by JJ Virgin – Food Intolerance Pt2

In my BS Detector guidebook, I have a “BS Checklist” – Things to look out for during a commercial, in a book or on the cover of a magazine. One of the items on that list is an authority claiming … Continue reading

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Book Review: “The Virgin Diet” by JJ Virgin – Introduction

With The Virgin Diet, we’re getting into vastly different territory than Harper’s books.  Some challenges we’ll be facing include: Little to no citations for claims, making our job of verifying information a lot tougher. Venturing into some new, tricky, and … Continue reading

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Book Review – “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper || Chapters 1-3

This is a long one so grab some coffee and settle in! Chapter / Rule 1 – Take Control with Proper Portions – 40/40/20 For Rule #1, Harper shows you the breakdown of macronutrients he wants you to be eating. … Continue reading

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Book Review Follow-Through: “Jumpstart to Skinny” by Bob Harper

It’s that time again – to review an entire book chapter by chapter.  I’ve heard Harper’s follow-up to “The Skinny Rules” is even worse than the original.  I CAN’T WAIT! Introduction This book, like any good advertisement, starts out with … Continue reading

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Book Reviews || “The Skinny Rules” By Bob Harper – Bonus & Conclusion

Find all the segments of my review in one easy place – The Book Review tab at the top! _______________________________________________________________ So, there you have it.  All 20 rules.  So simple right?  All you have to remember is 20 simple, easy rules.  Wait, … Continue reading

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Book Reviews || “The Skinny Rules” By Bob Harper – Chapters 17-20

Chapter / Rule 17 – Eat Your Vegetables – Just Do It! It’s finally happened.  I found a chapter that I have basically no greivences with.  Vegetables are swell.  They can taste good if you learn to cook them right. … Continue reading

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Barely perceptible progress and cutting it short

A few things have changed from my last super-positive and optimistic post about my new ‘counting calories’ diet regime. First, and most importantly, I gained weight. Well, at first anyway.  I did in fact get down to 160 from 163, … Continue reading

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