Nutrition

50 High Thermic Foods to Boost Your Metabolism

The thermic effect of food (TEF) is the amount of energy required to digest and process the food you eat. Basically, every bite of food “costs” a certain number of calories to break down. Knowledge of this fact has also given rise to many dippy theories about how to lose weight.  For instance, some people […]

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When Is the Best Time to Drink a Protein Shake?

Protein shakes are to bodybuilding what helmets are to soldiers—a tool that’s inextricably linked to their trade. After all, you’ve probably heard that you should eat more protein if you want to build muscle, and what easier way to consume said protein than drinking a few protein shakes throughout the day? If you’ve dug around […]

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Should You Take a Probiotic?

Just a few years ago, probiotics seemed like a strange and foreign concept. Now research on the microbiome has exploded — science tells us having a diversity of microorganisms in the gut enhances immunity, digestion, and other aspects of health — and these beneficial bacteria have become a hot commodity. Probiotic supplements are currently a […]

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Nutrition Around the World: Filipino Cuisine

This is the fourth in a series of episodes in which we’re talking to nutrition professionals from around the world about their culture’s traditional cuisine. Please check out our previous episodes on traditional Indian, Colombian, and Japanese food and culture. Thanks to all of you who have written in to suggest other countries and cuisines you’d […]

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Using TDEE vs. BMR for Weight Loss

When you begin wrapping your head around the grammar of weight loss, you’ll encounter a few new, confusing terms.  Three of the most common ones are . . .  Total daily energy expenditure (TDEE) Basal metabolic rate (BMR) Energy balance What do these phrases mean and how can they help you lose weight? What’s the […]

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Are Plant-Based Meat Substitutes Healthier Than Meat?

Plant-based meat alternatives have soared in popularity lately, but they’re actually nothing new. Tofu has been used as a meat substitute across Asia for centuries, and once upon a time even the Kellogg’s company dipped their toe in the “meatless meat” market with their peanut-based meat alternative, Nuttose. Things are a little different now, though.  […]

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Nutrition Around the World: Japanese Cuisine

This is the third in a series of episodes in which we’re talking to nutrition professionals from around the world about their culture’s traditional cuisine. If you missed the first two, please check out our previous episodes on traditional Indian food and Colombian cuisine. Several of you have written in to suggest other countries and […]

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Is Caffeine Good or Bad for You?

Are you a regular coffee drinker? Do you sometimes worry that caffeine might be bad for your health? Well, there’s no need to feel guilty about your little coffee habit.  In fact, caffeine has been found to have a lot of positive health benefits and, despite what you may have heard, relatively few drawbacks. Positive effects […]

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Should You Follow a Bodybuilding Diet?

A good bodybuilding diet plan shouldn’t be much different from any healthy diet.  Despite what you may have heard, you don’t need to glut yourself with cartloads of high-calorie food and protein shakes to build muscle, or eat 5-to-7 small, unsatisfying meals per day or avoid “unclean” foods to lose fat. Instead, an effective bodybuilding […]

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IIFYM Diet Guide: Counting Macros for Weight Loss

“If It Fits Your Macros” (IIFYM) is a dietary strategy that revolves around eating a certain number of calories and amount of protein, fat, and carbs every day from whatever foods you want. If used properly, IIFYM is the most reliable way to lose weight.  Counting macros for weight loss gives you tremendous flexibility in […]