April 2015
Junk food! 
The short answer: nothing good. In just a short 5 days this kind of diet already negatively affects how muscles process nutrients – & it gets worse from there.  
The human body is an amazing machine. Capable of:
  • Climbing mountains,
  • Adapting to environments as disparate as the arctic and the tropical rain forest.
  • Running for hundreds of kilometres at a stretch,
  • Lifting freakishly heavy weights.
  • Amazing technological advances,
  • Creating art that can elevate the soul
Unfortunately, what your body can’t do is consume junk food –aka the Standard American Diet– without starting to fall apart.  
What does this mean to you?
  • As yummy as sausage biscuits smothered in gravy and bacon smells, you may not want to eat it very often. Your body hasn’t evolved (devolved) to handle this type of food.
  • If you can’t resist the siren song of Mac ‘n Cheese, space it out with some healthy food, like a Big Salad, to help your muscles sensitive to insulin.
  • The next time you hear about a study saying High-Fat or High-Carb diets are bad, take a closer look at what the researchers consider high-fat or high-carb.dia

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