Foods That Feed Muscle And Starve Fat

Planning on embarking on a journey to lose weight and build lean muscle mass? Is there excess body fat you want to lose and lean muscle you want to gain? To reach these goals it is important to live a healthy lifestyle, but, what does that mean exactly? First, it means following a healthy diet…

Exercise, How Much To Lose Weight?

by Chef Murph K.T. Weight loss is a goal that requires both a disciplined dietary approach and exercise, among other factors, to achieve and excel. How much exercise is needed every day to achieve your weight loss goal is a common question and not one that generally has a clear answer. Unfortunately, there is not…

What Are Paleo Friendly Desserts

By Chef Murph One of the biggest stumbling blocks with the Paleo Diet plan is desserts. Most desserts have unnatural sweeteners and starchy carbs that spike insulin levels. Most sweet treats are a recipe for disaster. However, with kids, special celebrations and Birthdays sometimes a sweet treat is in order. There are some very tasty…

Overview of the Whole30 Diet Program

by Chef Murph So what exactly is the Whole30® Program? This is a 30-day weight loss program that is formulated to jumpstart your metabolism and essentially reset your system to a new way of eating. Described in detail in the New York Times Bestselling Book – “It Starts With Food,” and followed by thousands on…

Tips for Living the Paleo Lifestyle

by Chef Murph Unfortunately, the cheapest and quickest foods available today are usually the least nutritious. Our busy lifestyles have our kids raised on a diet of processed and fast foods. The popular culture even makes eating real foods an odd concept. Even knowing the proven benefits, some never try the Paleo diet because they…

Burning Body Fat Using Ketogenic Diet

By Chef Murph If there’s one thing the ketogenic diet stands miles apart in, it’s the ability to burn fat and shed weight. Ever wondered why most people following an “approved” diet never lose weight? Or when they do it is mediocre at best? It’s because the influence insulin exerts over their bodies, making it…

The Pros And Cons Of The Paleo Diet

by Chef Murph The Paleo diet has gained increasing attention in recent years, with many celebrities choosing to follow this strict diet. Essentially, the diet aims to replicate the diet our ancestors would have eaten. The, therefore, before rules out any kind of processed, mass produced, packaged or chemical and additive filled food; unfortunately, this…

Benefits of the Paleo Diet

by Chef Murph The advantages of the Paleo Diet have been researched and proven in numerous academic journals. It is amazing how changing what we put in our mouths can cause dramatic changes in our quality of life. Lose fat– Though the Paleo diet is designed as a weight loss plan people inherently lose weight….

5 Ways The Paleo Diet Benefits Your Workouts

By Chef Murph The Paleo diet has become increasingly popular in recent years, with advocates citing its many health benefits. The idea behind the diet is you only eat foods that were available to our ancestors, such as cavemen and in prehistoric times.  In practice, this means to added chemicals, flavorings or sweeteners, no processed…

The Ketogenic Diet Versus The Paleo Diet

by Chef Murph Going Back in Time A paleo diet is all about reviving our ancestors’ diets back in the day by eating fresh, healthy, wholesome foods that have not been contaminated with additives and preservatives. This highly trending diet, which actually started in 1970 by gastroenterologist Walter L. Voegtlin, includes vegetables, fruits, nuts, roots,…