Eric Gahan, MS, ATC, CSCS

Monthly Archives: February 2020

Avocado: FREE MASTER CLASS on FODMAPS TODAY @ 4pm PST _ Did you know that eating over a 1/4 or 1/5oz of Avocado could upset your stomach and gut? _ Avocado has a natural sugar alcohol called Sorbitol. _ Sorbitol is a Polyol & over consumption of this natural sugar substitute could upset your stomach and gut.  Most likely give you a serious case of lead stomach! _ You know…that feeling of having a piece of… Read More

Cashews: FREE MASTER CLASS on FODMAPS 2/24/20 @ 4pm PST _ Did you know eating over 10 cashews could be causing some stomach and GI issues? _ Cashews are a legume NOT a tree nut. _ Cashews fall in the ‘O’=  of F’O’DMAP _ Oligo-saccharides = Fructans(FOS) & Galacto-oligosaccarides(GOS) _ FOS & GOS is a longer chain sugar that humans do not have the enzymes to digest.  NOW…some FOS & GOS is good.  It… Read More

BUCKWHEAT: SOBA NOODLES: FREE MASTER CLASS on FODMAPS 2/24/20 @ 4pm PST _ Did you know that Buckwheat (SOBA Noodles) is a FODMAP friendly carb?  Just make sure you get 100% buckwheat! _ That’s right! Buckwheat is a seed, therefore it’s a green light when following a FODMAP plan.  It’s also gluten free since buckwheat is made from a seed. _ FODMAPs are short-chain carbs in our foods that are rapidly fermented… Read More

COCONUT: FREE MASTER CLASS on FODMAPS 2/24/20 @ 4pm PST _ Did you know that eating over a 2/3rd cup of coconut could upset your stomach and gut? _ Did you know that drinking over 3.5 oz of coconut water could upset your stomach and gut? _ I know that might sound like a lot & not possible.  But stop and take a look at all the coconut added to many “health”… Read More

Celery Juice: FREE MASTER CLASS on FODMAPS 2/24/20 _ Did you know that eating over a medium stalk of celery could upset your stomach and Gut! _ Now think about how much goes into a celery juice! _ Celery has a natural sugar alcohol called Mannitol. _ Mannitol is a Polyol & over consumption of this natural sugar substitute could upset your stomach and gut.  Most likely give you a serious case of diarrhea! _ Mannitol… Read More

SWEET POTATO: FREE MASTER CLASS on FODMAPS 2/24/20 _ Did you know that eating over a 1/2 cup of Sweet Potato could upset your stomach and Gut! _ Sweet Potatoes have a natural sugar called Mannitol. _ Mannitol is a Polyol & over consumption of this natural sugar substitute could upset your stomach and gut. _ Mannitol is poorly & incompletely absorbed by most humans in the small intestine. _ Polyol are the “P” in FODMAP…. Read More

FREE MASTER CLASS on FODMAPS 2/24/20 _ A little toot here, a little toot there…. _ Man, I just started to eat more healthy food & I’m rootin’ & tootin’ all over! _ I hear this all the time & everyone is so quick to blame it on the increase in lean animal protein intake!  All the damn time!  Chances are it has nothing to do with the protein. _ Guess what…You… Read More

I HAVE BEEN THERE! _ Are you seeing a decline in your energy? _ I have been there… _ Are you having unexplained anxiety to everyday normal events in your life? _ I have been there… _ Are you gaining or not losing belly fat even though you are exercising regularly? _ I have been there too… _ Are you not sleeping well? _ Been there… _ One last THING…Is your libido… Read More

BEST WAYS TO OPTIMIZE TESTOSTERONE & BUILD MUSCLE! _ -Balance your nutrition:  Well-balanced amounts of protein, carbs, & fats _ -Get 7-8 hours of sleep.  Sleep is an easy way to help aid in testosterone production & decrease belly fat _ -Eliminate SOY & yes-àFLAX.  These are known estrogenic.  Get them out! _ -Follow a properly designed & programmed exercises program.  There are no cookie cutter approaches.  Hire a coach to design… Read More