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October 17, 2016

A Question Of Taste

As you may know from some of my prior blog posts, I sometimes push myself to extremes when it comes to which foods I eat, how I approach weight loss, and how I approach exercise. Somehow, extremes seems to work better with my brain, rather than slowly progressing towards an ideal change. So, I was intrigued when I randomly encountered a video on YouTube featuring Penn Jillette, one half of the magician duo Penn & Teller. In the video, Penn describes how he lost 100 pounds... while still being able to eat whatever he wants. Now, don't get me wrong - I fully understand how much the Internet is plagued by gimmicky weight loss headlines, but take it from me... there's an interesting message embedded here. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NelIXCuuSZ0 If you just read the title, or…
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