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Summary: What if everything you thought you knew about weight loss was wrong? When it comes to most things in life, we welcome research and progress. From the convenience of our smartphones to the technology in our hospitals, scientific advancement allows us to live better. So why are we still following weight-loss advice from the 1950s? Why haven’t we ever questioned the “calories in/calories out” model at the foundation of every diet and fitness plan—a formula that, not coincidentally, has accompanied record-breaking levels of obesity? In The Smarter Science of Slim Show, Jonathan Bailor, author of The Calorie Myth, exposes the fundamental flaw upon which the diet industry is built and offers a new equation: EAT MORE + EXERCISE LESS = WEIGHT LOSS Free 28 day eating/exercise program: You don’t have to go hungry or spend hours exercising to get healthy & be happy. When you learn the new science of eating and exercise, slim is simple.

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 Bonus Bonus: The Calorie Myth Countdown Ep. 2 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:06:12

A special bonus bonus podcast counting down to The Calorie Myth launch on 12.31.13.

 Bonus: Dave Asprey – Bulletproof Diet 3.0: Eat Well Live Well & Increase Your IQ | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:23:06

Dave Asprey, founder of The Bulletproof Executive, is a Silicon Valley investor and technology entrepreneur who spent 15 years and over $300,000 to hack his own biology. Dave lost 100 pounds without counting calories or excessive exercise, upgraded his brain by more than 20 IQ points, and lowered his biological age while learning to sleep more efficiently in less time. Learning to do these seemingly impossible things transformed him into a better entrepreneur, a better husband, and a better father. From private brain EEG facilities hidden in a Canadian forest to remote monasteries in Tibet, from Silicon Valley to the Andes, Dave used hacking techniques and tried everything on himself, obsessively focused on discovering the answers to this one persistent question: What are the simplest things you can do to be better at everything? What emerged is the idea of being “Bulletproof”, the state of high performance where you take control of and improve your biochemistry, your body, and your mind so they work in unison, helping you execute at levels far beyond what you’d expect, without burning out, getting sick, or allowing stress to control your decisions. It used to take a lifetime to radically rewire the human body and mind this way, if you were lucky enough to even know it was possible. Technology has changed the rules. Dave founded The Bulletproof Executive to make these breakthroughs – and the body and brain you deserve — easily available to you in your everyday life. “One of the greatest pleasures of sharing this information on The Bulletproof Executive is the opportunity to provide proven guidance and helpful products to millions of people. It is rewarding to hear the incredible stories of how our readers simultaneously improve their performance, lose weight, and become more productive! People have more potential than they realize, and being in the Bulletproof state unlocks that potential. Because my strengths, failures, and growth have become solutions to other peoples’ problems, I am honored to share these solutions.” – Dave Asprey

 Bonus: Daniel Amen: Can You Heal ADD? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:19:02

Daniel G. Amen, M.D., is a physician, double-board certified psychiatrist, teacher and eight-time New York Times bestselling author. He is widely regarded as one of the world’s foremost experts on applying brain imaging science to everyday clinical practice. Dr. Amen is the founder of Amen Clinics in Newport Beach and San Francisco, California; Bellevue, Washington; Reston, Virginia; Atlanta, Georgia; and New York City. Amen Clinics have the world’s largest database of functional brain scans relating to behavior, totaling 80,000 scans on patients from 90 countries. Dr. Amen is a Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association and is the lead researcher on the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players. His research has not only demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players, he also showed the possibility of significant recovery for many with the principles that underlie his work. Together with Pastor Rick Warren and Drs. Mark Hyman and Mehmet Oz, Dr. Amen is also one of the chief architects on Saddleback Church’s “Daniel Plan,” a 52-week program to get the world healthy through religious organizations. Dr. Amen is also the host of seven popular shows about the brain, which have raised more than $45 million for public television. He is the author of 55 professional articles, five book chapters, and over 30 books, including the co-author of the Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry’s chapter on Functional Imaging in Clinical Practice. Dr. Amen’s work has been featured in Newsweek, Parade Magazine, New York Times Magazine, Men’s Health, and Cosmopolitan. In December 2013, Dr. Amen is releasing two more books in addition to The Daniel Plan: An updated and revised version of Healing ADD: The Breakthrough Program that Allows You to See and Heal the 7 Types of ADD along with Unleash the Power of the Female Brain in paperback. “The next two decades will see a radical shift in the way substance abuse treatment and psychiatry is practiced, and imaging will play an important role in the change." - Dr. Amen

 Sugar Addiction and How to Practice Safe Sweeteners | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:00:01

This week we dig into the simple science of sugar addiction and the safe scrumptious alternatives.

 Bonus: Catherine Holecko –’s Guide to Family Fitness | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:21:10

Catherine Holecko,'s Guide to Family Fitness, is a writer specializing in parenting and the mother of two active young children. Experience: Twenty years of journalism, eleven years of motherhood, and nine years of living in a chilly climate have all helped Catherine Holecko find many ways to fit in family fitness. As a writer and editor specializing in parenting, Catherine developed a special interest in kids' health. Now with her own two children, she encourages activity to promote physical and emotional well-being. Catherine's work has appeared in national magazines and websites including Parents and She has been an on-air commentator for the BAM! Radio Network. You can find links to some more of Catherine's writing at Education: Catherine Holecko graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with degrees in English and French. From Catherine Holecko: As a parent, one of my most important jobs is to help my children grow up healthy and strong. I also want us all to enjoy our time together. Active play helps us meet both those goals (and keeps me healthier too). As a journalist, I'm trained to find critical information and resources and share them in an accessible way. On this site, I'll use both my personal and professional experience to share the latest news and advice about family fitness.

 Bonus: Jay Jacobs – From Biggest Loser To SANEst Winner | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:28:12

After losing 181 lbs. as a Final 4 contestant on NBC's hit weight-loss reality show, “The Biggest Loser,” Jay Jacobs has become a highly sought after, Family Health & Wellness subject matter expert, wellness ambassador, and keynote speaker. Inspired to pay-it-forward for the past two years, Jay’s book “Smartphone Fit” written by he and his family after losing a collective 425 lbs. and teaching his weekly “shift: from weight loss to wellness” classes have been helping both individuals and families to not only lose weight but keep it off. Most important to Jay is to inspire, motivate and teach people how to live the rest of their life as the best of their life! Jay has been a popular television and radio guest on such programs as Today, Good Morning America and Fox & Friends, and his wellness and lifestyle thought-leadership has appeared in Time, The New York Times, Readers Digest and countless other publications. In addition, Jay is a wellness-ambassador and major-brand spokesperson for over 20 leading companies, including Cargill, Kraft, Starbucks, Chobani, Cigna, NBC, Biggest Loser Resorts, Asics, Body Media, Flywheel Sports and Summer Fit. When Jay’s not researching, writing or motivating others through his corporate wellness speaking engagements, one-to-one coaching, or “shift” classes, he is an active managing partner of Shurn Group: Wellness Matters, his family-owned health and wellness branding and marketing firm helping brands and companies make their product and service strategies, messaging and design, relevant to their customers.

 Why Soups Can Be So Absurdly SANE and Scrumptious | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:24:12

This week we chat about how Carrie's most recent recipe book on soups completely changed Jonathan's life!

 Bonus: Perry Romanowski – The Simple Surprising Science of Cosmetics | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:28:48

Perry Romanowski has over 18 years experience formulating products to solve consumer problems in the personal care and cosmetic industry. His primary focus has been on hair & hair related products. He is also an author who has published extensively about the field of cosmetic science. He is currently Vice President of Brains Publishing which specializes in science education. Perry received his B.S. in Chemistry from DePaul University. He has written and edited numerous articles and books, teaches Society of Cosmetic Chemists continuing education classes in cosmetic science, and is the primary author at a website dedicated to training current and future cosmetic scientists. His latest book project is the third edition of Beginning Cosmetic Chemistry published by Allured. Perry can be reached thorough his website ChemistsCorner where he is available for consulting about cosmetic formulating, testing, and Internet solutions.

 Bonus: Lyn-Genet Recitas – Can “The Plan” Cure What Ails You? | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:24:01

Lyn-Genet and her team has helped thousands of clients with long term positive changes in their health, weight and vitality. Our focus is on creating internal harmony using the precepts of The Lyn-Genet Plan, an anti-inflammatory diet. The Lyn-Genet Plan reduces chronic low grade inflammation which is the basis for premature aging, disease and weight gain. You can choose a plan that fits your needs and budget, we offer 20 day and 30 day plans with Lyn-Genet or an associate. Our staff members have been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, Fox News, USA Weekend, More Magazine, and Crain’s NY. We are available for in person consultations in Westchester and Houston and are also happy to book phone consultations nationally and internationally.

 Bonus: The Dukan Diet | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:24:12

Pierre Dukan has worked as a nutritionist for over 30 years and is a specialist in food behaviour. He is the most widely read nutritionist in France today. Pierre Dukan is also the author of 19 books that have sold 2.5 million copies including the best-seller 'je ne sais pas maigrir' (The Dukan Diet book in French), the result of thirty years of research and practice and the reference book for his diet method. A diet method recognised throughout the world dukan diet Today, the Dukan method, now known as the "Dukan Diet" has been translated into 9 languages and is sold in over twenty countries and cultures as far-flung as Korea, Russia or America. Many people are now arguing in favour of this diet method's universality, it combines natural slimming foods to counteract poor cultural eating habits that when linked with over-abundance lead to the problems of excess weight that we see all around us today. A diet method adapted to suit each individual Pierre Dukan's major works include , the Dictionary of dietetics and nutrition, a bible for all dieticians and My Weight Book, the first personalized book in the history of publishing. With My Weight Book Pierre Dukan took the first step towards determining a person's "weight personality" Each book is unique, written for a single reader based on a questionnaire drawn up with the help of 32 doctors, in order to build a personalized diet method. In fact, the more a slimming programme is designed around a single person, the more it uses methods and slimming foods suitable for this person, then the more effectively it reduces the frustration inherent in most diets. Knowing a person's weight personality means it is possible to work out the specific reasons why they gain weight and this information can then be used to correct their food lapses, their bad habits and any high-risk food behaviour. Daily monitoring: your nutritionist supports you day after day Now, with the personalized coaching site, the nutritionist Pierre Dukan has developed a greater level of Personalization, giving a whole new dimension to his diet method: daily monitoring. Be the first to discover the keys to Pierre Dukan's personalized slimming coaching. Are you looking for a fast weight loss method? Follow the slimming programme suggested by the nutritionist Pierre Dukan in complete safety. This diet will guide you to eat natural food that will help you to lose weight effortlessly and permanently. Find the right solution with Pierre Dukan, your online slimming coach!

 Bonus: Reinhard Engels – The No S Diet | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:36:51

No Snacks. No Sweets. No Seconds.* *Except on days that start with S (Saturdays, Sundays, and Special days). Developed by a problem-solving software engineer who was tired of diets that are too hard to stick with, The No-S Diet has attracted a passionate following online thanks to its elegant simplicity-and its results. Unlike fad diets based on gimmicks that lead to short-term weight-loss followed by backsliding and failure, The No-S Diet is a maintainable life plan that reminds us of the commonsense, conscious way we all know we should be eating. The book offers readers the tips, tricks, techniques and testimonials they'll need to stick with No-S for life

 Bonus Bonus: The Calorie Myth Countdown Ep. 1 | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:05:25

A special bonus bonus podcast counting down to The Calorie Myth launch on 12.31.13.

 Bonus: Guy Kawasaki – How To Be Enchanting | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: Unknown

Bonus: Guy Kawasaki – How To Be Enchanting

 Bonus: Robert Green – The Man Behind Mastery, 48 Laws of Power, and More | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:38:29

Robert Greene is an American author and speaker known for his books on strategy, power and seduction. He has written four international bestsellers: The 48 Laws of Power, The Art of Seduction, The 33 Strategies of War, and The 50th Law (with rapper 50 Cent). Early life Greene grew up in Los Angeles and attended University of California, Berkeley before finishing his degree at the University of Wisconsin-Madison with a B.A. in classical studies. Before becoming an author, Greene estimates that he worked 80 jobs, including as a construction worker, translator, magazine editor, and Hollywood movie writer. In 1995, Greene worked as a writer at Fabrica, an art and media school in Italy, and met a book packager named Joost Elffers. Greene pitched a book about power to Elffers and wrote a treatment which eventually became The 48 Laws of Power. He would note this as the turning point of his life. Books The 48 Laws of Power Greene's first book, The 48 Laws of Power, is a practical guide for anyone who wants power, observes power, or wants to arm himself against power. The laws are a distillation of 3,000 years in the history of power, drawing on the lives of strategists and historical figures like Niccolò Machiavelli, Sun Tzu, Carl von Clausewitz, Queen Elizabeth I, Henry Kissinger, and P.T. Barnum. Each law has its own chapter, complete with a "transgression of the law," "observation of the law," and a "reversal." The 48 Laws of Power was an international bestseller and has sold over 1.2 million copies in the United States alone. It is popular with well-known rappers, entrepreneurs, celebrities, athletesand actors including 50 Cent, Jay-Z, Kanye West, Busta Rhymes, Ludacris, DJ Premier, Dov Charney, Brian Grazer, Andrew Bynum, Chris Bosh, and Will Smith. The Art of Seduction Greene's second book, The Art of Seduction, was published in 2004 and is a handbook on the most subtle and effective form of power, seduction. The book profiles the nine types of seducers (e.g. The Rake, The Siren, and The Charmer) and details aspects of attraction, authenticity, storytelling and negotiation. Greene uses examples from historical figures such as Cleopatra,Giacomo Casanova, Duke Ellington and John F. Kennedy to support the psychology behind seduction. The Art of Seduction is mentioned in Neil Strauss' book The Game as a recommended book in the seduction community. It has sold more than 500,000 copies. The 33 Strategies of War The 33 Strategies of War is the third book by Greene and was published in 2007. The book is divided into five parts: Self-Directed Warfare, Organizational (Team) Warfare, Defensive Warfare, Offensive Warfare and Unconventional (Dirty) Warfare. The book is a guide to the campaign of everyday life and distills military wisdom from historical figures like Napoleon Bonaparte, Sun Tzu,Alfred Hitchcock, Alexander the Great and Margaret Thatcher. The Sunday Times called the book "an excellent toolkit for dealing with business and relationships," and The Independent called Greene "a modern-day Machiavelli." NBA player Chris Boshstated that his favorite book is The 33 Strategies of War. It has sold more than 200,000 copies. The 50th Law The 50th Law is the fourth book by Greene—written collaboratively with rapper 50 Cent—and was published in 2009. The book illustrates universal laws about strategy and fearlessness by supplementing anecdotes from 50 Cent's rise as both a young urban hustler and as an up-and-coming musician with lessons from historical figures such as Abraham Lincoln, Socrates,Malcolm X, Miles Davis, François de La Rochefoucauld, Machiavelli, Richard Wright, Fyodor Dostoyevsky, Charlie Parker, and the Baron de Montesquieu. Each of the 10 chapters in the book explains a factor of fearlessness and begins by telling how 50 learned this "Fearless Philosophy" in Southside Queens. The book debuted at #5 on The N[...]

 Bonus – Tony Gentilcore – Silly Strong LOLCats | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 0:31:44

This week we have the pleasure of hearing from Tony Gentilcore. In his own words: "Admist all the other blogs and websites out there, you happened to stumble upon mine.  I don’t know anything about you, but it’s readily apparent you’re off the charts intelligent.  And good looking. For those who are actually interested, here’s a little bit about me: Tony Gentilcore is a Certified Strength and Conditioning Specialist (CSCS) holding a degree in Health Education with a concentration in Health/Wellness Promotion from the State University of New York at Cortland. Recognized as one of the premier trainers in New England, Tony has established an outstanding reputation due to his no-nonsense approach to training, unique perspective on program design, and corrective exercise experience. Tony is also one of the co-founders of Cressey Performance, located in Hudson, MA. His ability to relate closely to CP student athletes, aspiring professional athletes, and experienced professionals, dates back to his collegiate baseball experience. Tony was named Most Valuable Pitcher in 1996 and 1997 for Onondaga Community College (Syracuse, NY), where he was also named 1st Team all Conference and 1st Team all Region. He earned an athletic scholarship to play baseball at Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA where he was also named a “Division II Player to Watch” in 1998. Tony is a regular contributor to Testosterone Magazine (,, and has also been featured in Men’s Health Magazine. Check out his article archives. Additionally, Tony loves lifting heavy things, telling other people to lift heavy things, eating dead animal flesh, hanging out at bookstores (nerd alert), talking about Star Wars, and Matt Damon. - See more at:"


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