No doubt, most Americans don’t get enough dietary fiber, but is all fiber equally healthy? This article discusses various types of fiber, how they differ from one another, and whether one type is better than another from a health standpoint.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Meat and dairy aren’t the only good sources of protein. These days, you can fulfill your protein needs with a variety of meat substitutes – but how healthy are they? This article discusses plant-based sources of protein, both packaged and natural, along with general guidelines on making the healthiest choices.
If you’re an athlete, train with weights or do any form of intense exercise, you’re probably focused on getting enough protein, but how much do you really need? This article looks at that issue and discusses 4 other myths about protein that many people still believe.
Do you glance at the calorie count when buying a packaged food? Have you ever wondered whether the number you’re seeing is really accurate? Find out why you shouldn’t place too much stock in calorie food labels and how to be a smarter shopper.
What is your yogurt I.Q? Here are seven facts you may not know about store-bought yogurt. Discover what you don’t know about this high-protein, rich and creamy food and how to choose the best type of yogurt for your needs.
Are you confused by all the conflicting nutritional information out there? Lots of people are. Why are there so many contradictory studies and info out there? This article discusses the shortcomings of nutritional studies and why it’s important to “keep it simple.”
Help! You’re eating cleanly, but you’re constantly hungry. What can you do to eat a healthy diet and NOT feel hungry? Find out why hunger pangs can be a problem when you first change your diet and how to get them under control.
It’s important to replace water when you exercise, but you may need to replace sodium too if you work out for long periods of time. Hyponatremia, or a low sodium level, is a common problem among marathon runners. Find out how to prevent low sodium levels when you exercise.
Do you scurry to the kitchen at night all too often for a pre-bedtime snack? Late-night snacking is a common problem, especially for women. Why is the urge to snack at night so strong? Find out what recent research shows and how you can avoid the pitfalls of eating late at night.
No doubt you need more protein when you resistance train regularly, but protein can be animal or plant based. Some people believe animal protein is superior to plant-based sources for muscle strength and hypertrophy. Is there any truth to this?