There are many reasons why it can seem like under-eating can lead to weight gain. But, science has shown over and over again that this isn’t physiologically possible.
So, what’s happening with all the low-calorie diets that don’t seem to ever lead to more weight loss, and, too often, cause weight gain?
If you’ve read a diet book you’ve probably been told to eat 4 to 6 times per day. But is a small snack diet really better than big meals? It depends.
Do carbs make you fat? According to research, the answer is no. Use this guide to enjoy carbs, lose weight, and improve your health.
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.
To understand why you still don’t look the way you want, you have to rethink weight loss. Specifically, most diet plans use a flawed approach that is the foundation of your frustration.
The idea of keeping it simple is something that is embraced in almost every area of life — except exercise. Unless a behavior is extreme or challenging, it’s assumed that it won’t work. Believing this reality is not only likely to lead to injury and burnout, but it’s also a big reason why so many people […]
Each week, we review feedback from coaching clients and readers of the site and our emails. One of the most common frustrations is figuring out what to eat, specifically knowing what to look for in a healthy diet. The reason for the struggle is that it’s not clear where to begin to fix the problem. […]
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.
Snacks after 6 pm? A late night bowl of pasta? Lots of fear, but little weight loss reality. Here’s why eating at night does not make you fat.
“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 […]
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.
Loading up on one food all the time isn’t an exciting dietary strategy, but is it actually dangerous? Here’s what you need to know about food allergies and intolerances.