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.
Do Carbs Make You Fat?
Do carbs make you fat? According to research, the answer is no. Use this guide to enjoy carbs, lose weight, and improve your health.
What is a High-Quality Protein?
Some protein sources are better than others, according to science. Here’s how to tell whether a protein is—or isn’t—high quality.
Milk Isn’t Bad For You (But 6 Types of People May Want to Avoid It)
Here’s what research does — and doesn’t — say about the effects of milk on your health, and how to tell whether milk is actually doing your body any good.
Why Boosting Your Immune System Makes You Feel Sicker
“You have a supercharged immune system…and that is why you’re so sick.” I’ll never forget the words from my immunologist. It was the same speculation I heard a week earlier from my oncologist, right after a relieving conversation where she shared that I didn’t have cancer. If I’m being open, this was the third time […]
Is Saturated Fat Bad? No. But It’s Not a Health Food Either.
You were wrongly taught to fear saturated fat for decades. Now it’s making a comeback, however, claims about saturated fat’s benefits may be going too far.
Should You Take Probiotics? Science Says it Might Be a Waste
Probiotics and their healthy bacteria can be good for you, but — despite what marketers would you have believe — eating foods fortified with probiotics might be a big mistake.
How Gut Health Affects Your Health, Weight Loss, and Mood
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.
How to Prevent Knee, Back, and Shoulder Injuries
Training in the gym is one of the safest things you can do. But bad movement patterns can make some exercises risky. Here’s how to correct issues before they become injuries.
7 Good, Trusted Supplements For Your Health
“What supplements should I take?” It’s easily one of the most common questions I’ve been asked during the past 10 years, as supplements transformed from a niche market into a perceived quick fix for everything from fat loss to increasing your strength 1.675%. And while the supplement industry clearly doesn’t need any help selling their […]
Is Intermittent Fasting Right For You?
Should you skip breakfast or take a day off of eating each week? If you believe in intermittent fasting, the answer is yes. Whether or not that’s a great idea for you depends on your goals, schedule, and how long you plan on fasting.
Are Multivitamins Right for Your Body?
Should multivitamins be part of your daily routine? Here’s what research says is the right approach for your body — and how to find one that’s worth buying.