Nutrition

Nutrition · 10. February 2020
research now indicates that in obesity, our bodies are no longer functioning normally. The set point ratchets up, and our body fights hard to defend this new set point. In fact, our set point can steadily increase upwards or slide downward. It is not fixed.
Nutrition · 08. February 2020
Yes, exercise burns calories and yes, exercise can build muscle mass. Since muscle burns three times more calories than fat, the more you exercise and the more muscle you make, the faster your metabolism. But...

Nutrition · 08. February 2020
Calories in must equal less than calories out. That has long been the mantra of weight loss. But what if those numbers don't add up?
Nutrition · 08. February 2020
The decision to start eating, what to eat, how much to eat, and when to stop, are all controlled in a tightly regulated system in the brain. Our brain gets signals from our body, from our stomach, digestive tract and stores of fat, and translates them into action, to eat or stop eating...

Nutrition · 05. September 2018
Intermittent fasting, what is it exactly? Intermittent fasting is eating within a specified time window, and not eating the rest of the time...
Nutrition · 03. September 2018
The Ketogenic diet does not mean you live on bacon. It's a high-fat, low carbohydrate dietary pattern. The break down of the micronutrients is typically...

Nutrition · 01. September 2018
The bulk of the food in Mediterranean countries comes from fruits, vegetables, seeds, nuts, and whole grains that are consumed daily. And when I say whole grains...
Nutrition · 31. August 2018
As we've seen fat may not be a villain, but what else? Should we be consuming more vitamins because we are not eating enough fruits and vegetables?

Nutrition · 29. August 2018
When insulin resistance affects the brain, it is deleterious. It interferes with metabolism, promotes inflammation, and inhibits the cleanup process of proteins from the brain. So those proteins accumulate and cause toxicity.
Nutrition · 29. August 2018
If it's not the fat, then what is it? Protein has remained the same for several decades, so let's look at the next macro-nutrient group, carbohydrates. As we discussed previously, people starting eating less fat and more carbohydrates

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