Low- Carb Diet vs. Low- Fat Diet… Who Wins?

Low- Carb Diet vs. Low- Fat Diet… Who Wins?

Nutrition, Things to check out
Earlier this month (February), there was an interesting nutrition and diet study that popped up in my email and newsfeed.  I even got a couple text messages about it. The study examined the effects of a low-carb diet versus a low-fat-diet over a 12-month period.  The participants were encouraged to eat whole foods and instead of being given a calorie goal. Group 1 was given the additional goal of limitting their daily carb intake, and group 2 was given the goal of limitting their daily fat intake.  Initially, each group was given a target for carbs or fat intake, but then they were allowed to increase the daily amount to a place that was sustainable. The researchers also looked at genetic and insulin markers to see if that played a…
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3 things to check out – 2/10/18 edition

3 things to check out – 2/10/18 edition

Mindset, Personal development, Things to check out
There are 3 things on my mind for the last two weeks.  I'm working through them for a bit and figuring out how to put them into words but I think they are worth sharing with you. #1 Daniel Pink's book, Drive: The Surprising Truth About What Motivates UsPink describes motivation being influenced by a sense of autonomy, mastery, and purpose. I find this fascinating because he goes so far to say that motivation can be triggered by external influences but ultimately lacks the performance of intrinsic factors like a sense of being in control, learning something new, and having a purpose beyond yourself. This has huge implications for how business motivates employees, how we motivate ourselves for goals, or how we motivate others. I'm sure for most of us, the intrinsic…
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