The ketogenic diet is super popular these days, but following it can be challenging. The plan requires a lot of diligence, as eating too many carbohydrates can knock you out of fat-burning mode, also known as ketosis. Keto dieters eat … Continue reading 10 Best Low-Carb Nuts and Seeds for Your Keto Diet
Without question, peanut butter is one of the best foods out there—you can spread it on bread for a sammie, add it to smoothies, spoon it on oatmeal, or in my case, simply grab a spoon and eat it straight … Continue reading Do You Really Need To Refrigerate Peanut Butter?
This is Your Quick Training Tip, a chance to learn how to work smarter in just a few moments so you can get right to your workout. Perhaps the best part about preparing for an endurance event is carb-loading—the borderline … Continue reading How Carb Loading Can Help Men Prepare for Fitness Challenges
When you first embark on a low-carbohydrate diet, it feels like freaking EVERYTHING has carbs—leading to a lot of Regina George-level questions. (Don’t worry: Butter is not a carb.) Yes, it can be super confusing. But, in general, when building … Continue reading High Protein Low Carb Foods To Eat For Weight Loss
There’s a lot of debate regarding the tenets of a healthy diet. Vegans believe forgoing animal products is best, while keto enthusiasts just want to eat all the fat. But there’s one food people of nearly every dietary preference aim … Continue reading What Happens When You Stop Eating All Sugar
A heaping pile of protein with a little fat on the side. That about sums up the diet of the average American male. Now, if you’re reading this, you’re probably more health-conscious than the average dude. But all the recent … Continue reading 8 Healthy Whole Grains You Should Be Eating
Is pasta healthy? Like other processed carbohydrates — including most cereals, bread and baked goods— pasta has been deemed a problematic food when it comes to packing on the pounds. In fact, in recent decades pasta has even been blamed … Continue reading Is Pasta Healthy? The Answer Might Surprise You
According to the Centers for Disease Control, more than a third of adults in the United States — 35.1% — are obese. And if you aren’t obese, defined by the CDC in adults as having a BMI of 30 or … Continue reading 5 Myths About Why You’re Not Losing Weight
There’s a great deal of buzz around the low FODMAPs diet, an elimination diet that restricts various types of sugar molecules that are difficult for some people to digest The low FODMAPs diet is said to alleviate the symptoms of … Continue reading Low FODMAPS Food List to Improve IBS
Ever get to 2:15 in the afternoon, having just ate lunch less than two hours prior, and find yourself so ravenous that your desk stapler actually takes on the shape of a hot dog? Despite what you may think, it’s … Continue reading High Fiber Foods With Fat That Fill You Up
Is sugar bad for you? While natural sugars are necessary, it’s no secret that excess sugar is detrimental to health. In fact, a high-sugar diet has been associated with a slew of health conditions, from diabetes to heart disease and … Continue reading Sugar Withdrawal Symptoms + How to Reduce Sugar Cravings
What if you heard of a way to eat your favorite fried foods that made them taste just as delicious—with half of the calories and fat? You’d be totally game, right? Well, this isn’t just the stuff of legend. It’s … Continue reading Are Air-Fryers Healthy?
It’s official: Low-carb diets are everywhere. From Keto to Paleo to good old Atkins and South Beach, chances are someone you know is cutting back their intake of bread and grains. But there are a lot of foods out there … Continue reading Top Low Carbohydrate Foods List
If you’ve been known to hit the drive-thru window a few too many times during the week, or if you can’t resist your kid’s plea for some Mickey D’s after soccer practice, your diet might not be the best. But … Continue reading Fast Food: 7 Menu Hacks to Make Your Order Healthier
Dr. Sylvia Tara became fascinated with fat because she has always gained weight easier than everyone else. After trying several diets unsuccessfully, she wanted to understand more. Because she’s a biochemist by training, Dr. Tara had the tools to conduct … Continue reading Knowledge is Power: How Fat Can Work For You