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Warrior Cobb Salad

2 ripe avocados, diced 1 c. halved grape tomatoes 8 oz. washed and dried romaine lettuce 3 oz. washed and dried Bibb lettuce ¼ c. chives, roughly chopped 2 grilled chicken breasts, roughly chopped 4 hard-cooked eggs, quartered 2 oz. Roquefort or good quality blue cheese, crumbled 8 slices cooked turkey bacon, crumbled Your favorite […]

The Human Diet’s Three Overruling Principles….

©Ori Hofmekler Biologists continue to recognize distinct evolutionary features of human food selection and eating behavior that indicate adaptation to a specific diet. And based on the enormous information available to us, we can conclude that our original diet is based on three principles:   It’s exclusively whole food oriented. It’s primarily low-glycemic. It’s inherently […]

Crab Salad with Avocado-Cilantro Dressing

Ingredients: 1 lb Jumbo Lump Crab (drained) 4 c Mixed Baby Herbed Salad 1 Ripe Avocado ¼ c Extra Virgin Olive Oil ¼ c Fresh Cilantro 1 Tlbs Balsamic Vinegar 2 tsp. Fresh Lemon Juice ¼ tsp. Dijon Mustard Salt and Fresh Pepper to taste   Directions: In a food processor (or blender) combine avocado, […]


© Ori Hofmekler The following tip is about a certain feeding cycle that literally forces the body to lean down. Why blogging about it? Because if you experienced it, you’ll notice something peculiar – not only that cycle forces the body to lean down, it does not involve cutting down on calories. Certainly not a […]

Is Sugar a Toxin?

© Ori Hofmekler Recent reports linking “normal” sugar consumption to enormous mortality raise serious concerns about the typical amounts of added sugar in our foods and drinks. Is sugar more deadly than previously thought? Should it be treated like a toxin? Sugar is a sweet simple carbohydrate disaccharide consisting of glucose and fructose, industrially available […]

Warrior Nicoise Salad

Niçoise is a French salad made with tuna, boiled eggs, new potatoes and green beans. This is one of my favorite summer salads for a carb day. Ingredients: 1/2 lb. new potatoes, quartered 1/4 c chopped fresh Italian parsley 1/4 c. black olives 1/2 red onion, thinly sliced 2 (6 ounce) can tuna (packed in water and drained) 1/3 […]

Does Sugar Alcohol Promote Obesity?

Is bloating linked to weight gain? © Ori Hofmekler Sugar alcohol is a water soluble compound, industrially manufactured via fermentation of sugar. Also known as a polyol, it is commonly used as a sweetener and a food thickener and has been added to low carb products such as protein bars, ice creams, chocolates and baking […]

The Truth About Probiotics

Could probiotics make you overweight and glucose intolerant? © Ori Hofmekler Facts: Your body carries resident microbiota with combined genes that are 100 times greater than that of your body’s own genome. These resident micro-organisms modulate your gene activities and dictate the direction of vital metabolic functions including those that regulate your body weight. Your […]

Having Butter with Your Coffee? How About Having a Twinkie™ with Your Exercise…

©Ori Hofmekler Since the question of butter and coffee keeps repeating itself, let me give my opinion once and for all… Adding butter to coffee is currently a popular trend created by Dave Asprey, founder of the Bulletproof Diet. The company behind this combo claims that having butter with your coffee promotes weight loss, eliminates […]

How to Keep Your Skin Healthy This Summer

© Ori Hofmekler Summer is finally approaching. As the pages on the calendar flip, the days are starting to get longer and the sun is warming the earth and our skin; soon, we’ll be wearing bathing suits, getting tans, and spending all those lazy afternoons by the pool or beach. What’s not to love? Well, […]