by: Sayed Farah You probably won't believe me if I told you that I fasted for 21 consecutive days. I consumed no food whatsoever, only water and coffee without any sweeteners or creamers. That's OK. I wouldn't believe me too unless I did it. That was in the year 2004, and it was in the … Continue reading Why Diets Fail and The Definition of Wellness
Did Ancient Humans Hibernate?
by: Sayed Farah Suppose you follow my Smart Protocol, Tim Ferriss's Slow Carb, or a similar lifestyle. In that case, it's imperative that you overeat on the weekend. This is the design. You won't be healthy or look good unless you do. Take a look at keto fanatics; they have flat muscles and no tone. … Continue reading Did Ancient Humans Hibernate?
The Low-carb Confusion
I have 2 facts for you. Fact number 1 is most adult humans are pre-diabetic to some extent. The second fact is most adult humans still confuse a low-calorie diet, a Keto diet, and a low-carb diet. A Keto or a ketogenic diet is inherently a low carb diet, but a low carb diet may … Continue reading The Low-carb Confusion
What to Expect on a Keto Diet
Conquering the nuisances of being on a low-carb/ketogenic diet is easier done than said. Although not serious, it's good to know what those nuisances are and what is expected to happen before you start your journey to your athletic, smart, calm, healthy version. I promise you the minor annoyances can be easily managed. I'd hate … Continue reading What to Expect on a Keto Diet
Intermittent Fasting for Beginners: Part II
Every other day fasting is eating normally for a day then fasting the whole day the next day in a repetitive manner. It can be combined with paleo, keto, low-carb, or whatever lifestyle best suits your metabolic nature. When implemented correctly, it does achieve impressive results. The problems with this type of intermittent fasting are … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting for Beginners: Part II
Intermittent Fasting for Beginners: Part I
by: Sayed Farah سايد فرح What is intermittent fasting, and why shouldn't you overthink it? Intermittent fasting is straightforward; you stop eating. It's that simple. The caveat is that there are a few tiny details you need to know to improve and accelerate the results. How about the primary benefits? So many people have had … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting for Beginners: Part I
Estrogens BURN Fat!
by: Sayed Farah I can’t believe how many so-called experts, including doctors, are wrong about estrogen (Estradiol). It’s Progesterone (P4) and synthetic prescribed estrogens that can contribute to weight gain, not Estradiol (E2). I am tempted to list 50 references. I won’t. You can take my word for it or do your own research, whatever … Continue reading Estrogens BURN Fat!
Atkins was WRONG!
by: Sayed Farah سايد فرح After consulting with several clients, friends, the general public on social media, I decided to go against their recommendation and not to include any references in my upcoming book as I want the book to be more of a “how-to” guide sort of manifesto. Trust me when I say this, … Continue reading Atkins was WRONG!
Is Pooping Every Day Healthy?
by: Sayed Farah سايد فرح In this article, I’ll convince you of 2 opposing things. First, I’ll convince you that you are not supposed to poop every day, then, I’ll convince you that you should and at any cost, even if you had to use laxatives for the rest of your life. Then I’ll tell … Continue reading Is Pooping Every Day Healthy?
Are Plant-based Protein Powders Healthy?
by: Sayed Farah سايد فرح Regardless of what vegetarian advocates advocate, plant-based proteins are inferior protein sources and I believe there’s a reason that eluded researchers and everyone else. In my opinion, one of the biggest misconceptions in the fitness industry, nutrition, and sports science is the concept of categorizing protein sources according to their … Continue reading Are Plant-based Protein Powders Healthy?