Entries by fit.admin

6 Reasons to Join the Sydney Running Festival

6 Reasons to Join the Sydney Running Festival G’day, FBG crew! Earlier this fall I was invited to lace up my kicks and head Down Under to join 37,000 other runners at Blackmores’ Sydney Running Festival, a one-day, four-race event in the Aussie city — you might’ve caught a little bit of the excitement when […]

CrossFit and Powerlifting: Are These Competitions for You?

CrossFit and Powerlifting: Are These Competitions for You? I never saw myself becoming a competitive CrossFit athlete prior to signing up for my first competition a year ago. My friend, Katie Kecman, says the same thing about the powerlifting meets she’s been participating in for the past year. And yet, here we are, both of […]

How Much Vinegar Every Day?

How Much Vinegar Every Day? Consuming vinegar with a meal reduces the spike in blood sugar, insulin, and triglycerides, and it appears to work particularly well in those who are insulin resistant and on their way to type 2 diabetes. No wonder the consumption of vinegar with meals was used as a folk medicine for […]

The Benefits of Vinegar Beyond Weight Loss

The Benefits of Vinegar Beyond Weight Loss A double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized study found that body weight and belly fat were significantly reduced by adding just a single tablespoon of vinegar to one’s daily diet. Is there any benefit to vinegar consumption if you’re not overweight? Well, the subjects’ triglycerides normalized, and, for those taking the […]

Chicken Mushroom Pot Stickers – Healthy Steamed Dumplings!

Chicken Mushroom Pot Stickers – Healthy Steamed Dumplings! These delicious Chicken Mushroom Pot Stickers are filled with healthy ingredients and can be either steamed or fried. They’re tastier than any dumplings you’ll get at a restaurant! Serve them with a hoisin and soy dipping sauce for a delicious appetizer or light meal. How to Fold […]

Vegetable Tofu Chinese Dumplings – Vegan Pot Stickers

Vegetable Tofu Chinese Dumplings – Vegan Pot Stickers Dumplings – also known as potstickers or “jiaozi” in Mandarin – are delicious wheat wrappers stuffed with vegetables and typically some pork or shrimp. My Vegetable Tofu Chinese Dumplings are the tastiest pot stickers you’ll ever try. They also happen to be vegan! They include tofu so […]

Introducing the Evidence-Based Eating Guide

Introducing the Evidence-Based Eating Guide Check Out Our New Resource One of the most common requests we get is for some type of practical guide to healthy eating that health practitioners can hand out in their offices or people can use at tabling events. That was part of my goal in writing How Not to Die. […]

Vinegar Caveats

Vinegar Caveats As I note in my chapter on greens in my book How Not to Die, vinegar may be one condiment that’s actually good for you. Randomized controlled trials involving both diabetic and non-diabetic individuals found that adding just two teaspoons of vinegar to a meal may improve blood sugar control, effectively blunting the […]