Intermittent Fasting and Calorie Restriction have a lot in common. Both eating strategies work by placing limits on your diet and can be great tools for weight loss. However, there are a number of fundamental differences that can make one or the other better suited for your specific goals. How do you know which one is right for you?
A decade ago, critics were skeptical about the addictive properties of sugar. But new studies are pushing more and more prominent experts to speak out about the legitimately dangerous aspects of sugar consumption and addiction, especially as high-fructose corn syrup has become more common.
One of the biggest factors in age-related health issues is micronutrient deficiencies becoming more common as our diets grow more limited. When we include a wide variety of fruits, vegetables, and lean meats in our diets — in essence, “eat the rainbow” — we have a better chance of meeting our daily nutritional needs and keeping some of these medical concerns at bay.
nflAny CrossFitter will tell you it’s the intensity of the routine that separates him or her from the pack. But research shows that doing CrossFit too frequently without making some key adjustments can have undesired consequences. Training consisting of a lot of volume and intensity produces substantial amounts of lactic acid — a compound created by the breaking down…
There are tremendous health benefits to the low-carb, high-fat ketogenic diet, but some people find it restrictive and hard to sustain when “keto flu” symptoms strike. Nutrition Health Coach Kelley Baker experienced these side effects for herself both times she tried keto in the past. For her third go, Kelley used the meals from our best-selling Keto Box to help her stick to the plan. So was the third time a charm for Kelley?
If you work in an office, you’re likely to experience stress that can impact your appetite. Stress triggers the release of adrenaline and cortisol that can ramp up your appetite or kill it altogether. The effects of stress combined with temptations like happy hours and potlucks can make or break your diet.
From vending machine buffets to fast food — or even skipping meals altogether — your busy schedule takes a toll on your nutritional choices. You’re not alone in this struggle, either. Research has shown that many of us are simply too busy to eat right, sacrificing meal quality to save time and be more efficient…
In the United States alone, more than 30 million people have diabetes. About 7.2 million of them are still undiagnosed. If you crave sugar or sweet things during the day or get “hangry” when you skip a meal, then you might be among the undiagnosed population. This could be your body hinting that you might be prediabetic.
We can all agree that eating healthy is the foundation for health, longevity and even performance. What isn’t so clear is how to do it in a world filled with more temptation and less time than ever. So, we decided to ask some of America’s top personal trainers which foods people should be eating more…
The flexibility of counting macros and an IIFYM approach can make sticking to a plan and seeing results more challenging. It’s tempting to overdo it on your favorite foods; that’s why it’s important to pay attention to food quality and overall nutrition.