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.
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…
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.
Almost 85 percent of people in both developed and developing countries live largely sedentary lifestyles. The human body was designed to move, and when it’s deprived of this movement, the results can manifest as poor physical health, mood disorders, and accelerated aging. In fact, studies show that inactivity might be as bad for our health…
Dieting fads have always been popular, but with the amplification that social media allows, it’s easy to get sucked into false or conflicting information. Fad diets spread easy, but they rarely produce results and almost always fail in the end. To become trends with true staying power, diets and their results have to be validated by research and peer reviews.
Your circadian rhythm is made up of several physical, mental, and behavioral changes that recur naturally on a 24-hour cycle. Every cell in your body follows this rhythm, as it dictates when they’re most metabolically active, when they produce hormones, and when they repair themselves.
Ketogenic dieting is a method of forcing your body into ketosis — the state of burning fat to use ketones as energy instead of relying solely on glucose. Your body only turns to ketosis under specific dietary conditions. You’ll need to stick to the following checklist to craft a successful keto plan.