In this special article series titled Josh Bezoni Complaints: The Obesity Conspiracy Exposed, I explore one of the most frequently asked questions that I receive from my valued subscribers, “Coach Josh, what are some of your biggest complaints about the weight loss industry?”
Sodium is something that the body needs to function properly—it’s important for water balance and nerve function, among many other physiological functions. However, you only need a small amount each day—about 500 mg is plenty. You would eat this amount snacking on a serving of most chips, crackers, canned food items (especially soups and canned veggies), pickles, various cheeses, pretzels, or salted nuts. (Not to mention that condiments like ketchup and salad dressings are packed with sodium.) (more…)
By Coach Josh On April 10, 2012 8 Comments
Interesting video wasn’t it?
Let’s face it… excess sugar is a tasty, disease-causing, toxic “treat”.
The American Heart Association recently came out with a “warning” to Americans, published in Circulation: Journal of the American Heart Association. Lead author Rachel K. Johnson, Ph.D.,M.P.H., R.D., professor of nutrition at the University of Vermont in Burlington, concluded that:
High intake of added sugars is implicated in numerous poor health conditions, including obesity, high blood pressure, and other risk factors for heart disease and stroke. (more…)
By Coach Josh On March 28, 2012 4 Comments
If you’ve already read my BellyFatFree book you know that I advocate eating five small meals each day, instead of three big ones.
Why five meals? (more…)
By Coach Josh On March 27, 2012 1 Comment
Chia seeds are getting a lot of press lately, but then again so is the man who lost flab eating only Taco Bell (which is NOT a good idea). As with any of the latest food trends, it is important that you approach chia seeds with a skeptical eye. What the heck are they? And are chia seeds really worth the hype?
Chia seeds are black and white seeds similar in size to a poppy seed. They are native to Mexico and Guatemala and were cultivated by the Aztecs. Interestingly, they are the exact same seeds used to make the Chia Pet which became popular in the 1980’s with its catchphrase jingle: “Ch-ch-ch-chia!” (When I was a kid I loved growing a nice “chia fro” on that ceramic “chia guy.” Maybe you did, too?) (more…)