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One of the trickiest parts of weight loss is figuring out (1) how many calories your body burns every day just by you existing and (2) how many calories you should eat to lose weight. Over the past year, I spent no small amount of time looking for a good formula to help me answer […]


Whether you’re on a low-carb diet, or a low-calorie one, you have the power to make it easier or more difficult for yourself. One thing I’ve found on this journey so far is that some people set out to sabotage their own efforts at dieting and find excuses for doing so. The reasons people might […]


I’ve pretty much dedicated this blog to proving you don’t have to eat boring microwaved food with tiny portions in order to diet successfully. You don’t NEED to have food delivered to your doorstep in expensive, prepackaged portions. You don’t need to give up the best things in life – ice cream, chocolate, Mexican (er, […]


Let’s get serious about asparagus for a moment. I first discovered asparagus one magical night as a 19 year old senior at university. Imagine me as that stereotypically frazzled, over-achieving English major with ten papers to write and twice as many books to read. I’d just been told I couldn’t walk around campus because I […]