You’ve heard about the importance of protein – why you need it and how much you need. Protein helps to fill you up and keep you full longer. A recent study looked at the effects of a high-protein diet on weight gain, body composition and metabolism. Find out what interesting conclusions it drew.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Can you adopt a very low carb diet to lose weight and still work out at a high intensity? This article looks at the role carbohydrates play in fueling exercise and why diets that are very low in carbs are detrimental to performance.
How healthy is your diet? A new study shows people who eat an American diet may not get enough of seven essential nutrients. Find out what these nutrients are and how to make sure you’re getting enough of them for good health.
When it’s cold outside, it’s tempting to curl up on the couch and munch on comfort food. Good nutrition is important all year round and maybe more so in the winter when you’re less active and flu viruses abound. Here are some nutritional tips to help you get through the winter without illness or weight gain.
Hunger can be a tough beast to tame, especially if you’re eating the wrong foods. This article discusses the role each macronutrient plays in controlling hunger. Find out which macronutrients are most satiating and how to change the composition of your diet to keep hunger at bay.
If only you could curb those sugar cravings, you could lose weight. Have you ever told yourself that? It’s not as hard as you think. Here are six ways to quiet those cravings and feel more satisfied without eating sugar.
Are you maximizing your fitness goals? When you have limited time to work out you need to do things right. Don’t let these six diet and fitness mistakes get in the way of changing your body.
Are you getting enough B vitamins in your diet? If you work out at a high intensity, you may need more of these vitamins. Find out why adequate amounts of B vitamins are important for athletic performance and how to get more of them.
You need adequate protein in your diet to build lean body mass – but what really counts is how much protein reaches your muscles. How much of the protein you eat is absorbed? Is there a limit to how much your body can use? Find out what research shows.
Interest in organic produce is growing as people become more concerned about what they eat. Some people choose organic produce because they think the nutrient content is higher. Is there any truth to this? Find out what advantages organic produce has over fruits and vegetables grown conventionally.