When Food Becomes an Idol

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  If God places something 1 and 2 on his top 10 list you better believe it’s important. He made a point of making sure we understood where he is to fall on our priority list when he wrote the 10 commandments. I am going to give you the opportunity to go look these up in Exodus 20. I … [Read more...]

Food Diary: October 2012

Sweet potatoes cooked in the crockpot come out so perfectly moist. I make a few at a time, and keep them in the fridge. Half a sweet potato with pastured butter, sea salt and a touch of brown sugar is wonderful for breakfast.

A common refrain among new Fit4Godians (can I coin that term?) is "Okay, no grains, no bad fats, and almost no sugar. So....what DO I eat?" Periodically I like to keep a food diary so people can see what a real person living Fit4God looks like. I'm a wife, mom to a 4-year-old and a 7-year-old, I … [Read more...]

How Many Carbohydrates Should You Eat?

Is carbohydrate the body’s preferred fuel? According to Paul Jaminet, PhD: One often hears that glucose is the body’s “primary fuel.” This is quite mistaken. It is true that all human cells can, if need be, metabolize glucose. But mitochondria, the energy producers in most human cells, … [Read more...]

Why Weight Loss Stalls and What to Do About It

The Body Fat Set Point While it is true that people become overweight because they take in more calories than they expend, simply saying that people are overweight because they eat too much is not really much of an explanation. It doesn’t really get at the “why.” We can say that a restaurant … [Read more...]

Your Guide to Weight Loss

If you are overweight, I want you to know that it’s NOT your fault! It’s not some defect of character or lack of willpower on your part that has led to your accumulating pounds. Although some people have a health disorder that underlies their weight gain, the majority of people have gained … [Read more...]