Butter still gets a bad rap from some sources because of its high saturated fat content but that’s beginning to change. A recent study calls into question whether the saturated fat in sources like butter are harmful after all. Find out more about butter and whether it’s a healthy addition to your diet.
Learn how to eat better and cleaner to improve your health, build muscle and lose that unwanted fat.
Are you so focused on getting enough protein in your diet that you’re not meeting your fiber requirements? There’s a way around that. Replace some of the meat protein in your diet with high-fiber, protein sources. Here are some ways to do that.
For many bodybuilders, the focus is on getting enough dietary protein – but what about carbohydrates? This article discusses the role carbohydrates play in muscle growth and maintenance and whether low carbohydrate diets make it hard to preserve muscle.
How healthy is your salad? A nutritious salad starts with the type of salad greens you choose. Discover how to add more nutritional impact to a garden salad with these “better for you” leafy greens.
Your intestines are full of bacteria. There’s increasing evidence that the composition of the bacteria in your gut plays a role in controlling fat, especially belly fat. Find out about a new study linking gut bacteria to body weight and whether changing the type of bacteria in your gut by getting more probiotics helps with weight control.
Dietary fiber – you already know it’s important. Fiber-rich meals are among the most filling. Now a new study points out why. Find out how fiber is connected with satiety, how it controls your appetite and a newly discovered link between your brain and intestinal tract.
One of the most dangerous lies of mainstream weight-loss advice is the notion that a calorie is a calorie is a calorie, and if the number of calories you consume is fewer than the number you burn, you will lose weight. Many struggle with their weight, even as they follow this advice. They count calories […]
Are you considering buying a protein supplement? It’s best to get protein from food sources when possible but if you do take a protein supplement, here are some things to consider. Discover more about the types of protein supplements and what you can expect from them.
“Fat” is an unfortunate pejorative term that we’d all probably be better off without. Aside from serving no real purpose other than to make people feel bad about their body image, it also obscures the nutritional importance of dietary fats. The body needs a variety of fats on a daily basis to function properly. If […]
Protein is all the buzz when it comes to building muscle – but what about dietary fat? This article discusses the role dietary fat plays in building muscle and preserving lean body mass. It also talks about the important role of omega-3s.