Weight training is like eating your veggies: You know it’s good for you, but with so many varieties to choose from, how do you pick what’s best?! Is lifting heavy the way to go? Or maybe working with fewer pounds … Continue reading Is It Better To Use Heavy Or Light Weights?
We all know that eggs are delicious. But did you know they can also reduce your risk of a laundry list of diseases, protect your skin and eyes from UV damage and improve liver and brain function? It’s true, and … Continue reading Egg Nutrition Facts, Health Benefits and Risks
Thankfully, coffee is one of the things you don’t have to give up on the high-fat keto diet–if you drink it the right way. If your daily cup is topped with whipped cream or contains flavored syrups or sugary creamers, … Continue reading Low-Carb Keto-Friendly Coffee Creamers
Fiber is probably the least sexy of all the nutrients. Protein gives you superhero muscles. Carbs grant you sustained endurance. Fat switches you into ketosis, if … Continue reading 4 Incredibly Easy Ways to Eat More Fiber
Tracking down a healthy way to sweeten up your coffee or baked goods can feel like mission impossible. You know that piling on tons of granulated sugar isn’t exactly an A+ idea for your health, but what about all those … Continue reading Agave Vs. Honey: Which Is Healthier, According To Nutritionists
Curious about the next “it” beverage? Look no further: It’s called matcha green tea, and the health benefits are astounding! Heralded by top nutritionists, researchers and health-conscious celebrities alike, matcha is not your typical green tea. This high-grade, finely ground, … Continue reading Matcha Green Tea Benefits, How to Make, and Side Effects
Do you swear that running’s just not for you? So did these three men, all one-time run haters, who nonetheless find themselves outdoors gutting out the … Continue reading 3 Strategies That Will Help You Not Hate Running
This program from trainer Gerren Liles will give you a set of steps to help master the pullup, a classic exercise that strengthens your back, arms, and shoulders using only your bodyweight. Use the Mobility and Strength exercises to prep … Continue reading Master the Pullup Using This Program With Accessory Exercises
Is green tea good for weight loss? Research in humans and animals points to a resounding “sort of.” What that means: There’s evidence that green tea can help you lose weight A number of small but respectable clinical trials have … Continue reading Can Green Tea Help You Lose Weight?
Did you know that your organs, tissues, muscles and hormones are all made from proteins? The protein found in foods is used by every part of the body to develop, grow and function properly. It can be argued that nothing is … Continue reading 11 High-Protein Foods for Weight Loss and Other Benefits
Whether you realize it or not, fermentation is a process that’s used to produce some of the world’s favorite foods and beverages. Examples of fermented foods include things like wine, beer, yogurt, certain aged cheeses, and even chocolate and coffee. One … Continue reading 13 Fermented Foods for Healthy Gut and Overall Health
Although barley may not be as popular as other whole grains like oats, wheat, or even grain-of-the-moment quinoa, the heath perks associated with barley shouldn’t be overlooked. What are the benefits of eating barley? A very high fiber content (both soluble and insoluble), … Continue reading Barley Benefits, Nutrition, Recipes and Side Effects
It’s every dieter’s dream: imagine being able to eat whatever you want most days of the week, limiting your intake for one or two days at a time and still losing weight. Believe it or not, intermittent fasting benefits more … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting: A Beginner’s Guide and Different Types
You’ve probably heard that ongoing punchline about how stoners always have the munchies. But is it actually true? Maybe. Research shows that smoking marijuana does affect the mechanisms that trigger hunger in our brain: receptors in our brain trigger the … Continue reading Using Marijuana For Weight Loss: Does it Actually Work?
You might recognize it as an ingredient in your favorite body lotion or perhaps noticed supplements in the vitamin aisle that feature it. But what is collagen? What does collagen do, exactly? And how can you incorporate it into your life? Collagen … Continue reading Collagen Benefits for Skin, Hair, Joints and More