The hardest part of dieting is not the self-control or reduced calories that are part of any weight-loss plan. It’s the seemingly cruel way that your body fights against you to make you hungrier than ever and push you towards the foods you’re trying to avoid. As you reduce calories and — more importantly — lose […]
You might want to think twice before you rush to slug down another post-workout smoothie. Your pre-workout routine of oatmeal and fruit? It might not be helping in the way you think. And the extra BCAAs you’re drinking during your workout? The real impact is likely only on how much money you have in your […]
Research in the Journal of Applied Physiology shows carb loading can be great for certain types of workouts. Here’s when — and how much — to carb load.
Protein is important for building muscle (and losing fat). But what do you do on a vegetarian diet? Eric Helms, Ph.D, shares how to follow a plant-based diet and still get all the protein, vitamins, and nutrients your body needs.
You might not have a noticeable digestive issue, but focusing on your gut (AKA microbiome) might be the biggest change you can make to significantly improve your health.
It’s been demonized and singled out as the cause of the obesity epidemic. But is sugar bad for you? Are all sugars equal? Here’s what science has to say.
Why can’t you lose fat? Here are four questions you should ask to diagnose why you are stuck, and the solutions that will help you break out of your rut.
Most people assume meal timing after your workout is essential. But new research shows that nutrient timing might now be as important as we once thought.
How many carbs you need is one part science, one part personality. Here’s how to figure out if a high- or low-carb diet is right for you.
The old saying is you can’t out-train a bad diet. The easiest way to fix your diet is to understand all the myths that surround the foods you love. Here’s what you need to know about protein, carbs, and fats in your diet.
Do carbs make you fat? According to research, the answer is no. Use this guide to enjoy carbs, lose weight, and improve your health.