The Best Nutrition Advice You’ll Ever Get

I know. It’s confusing…… High protein, low protein, whole grains or no carbs, paleo, vegan, shakes, cleanses, healthy fats, low fat…… Nutrition advice is often confusing and variable. Should you count calories or not? Should you watch your macros or control your portions? Eliminate foods groups? Is dairy bad? What about gluten? If Marie Osmond …

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To Supplement or Not to Supplement…… That is the Question

There is a massive amount of confusion around supplements and whether they are even necessary or effective. The confusion is not just with fitness enthusiasts. Doctors and medical professionals are confused as well. Research studies affirming or denying the usefulness of supplements vary week to week, and the consensus is still mixed. It’s no wonder …

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You Can’t Fool Mother Nature And Neither Can Your Starvation Diet.

I’m a biology geek. I especially like human physiology. When I think of the intricacy and infinite complexity of how the human body works in perfect unison, it blows my mind. I’ll spare you the really geeky stuff, but let’s talk a bit about physiology in relationship to exercise and weight loss, things that matter …

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10 Fitness and Nutrition Facts To Know And Tell

Here’s some quick fun facts to consider: Proper exercise reduces chronic back pain as well as all other forms of treatment. More importantly, unlike pills or creams, proper exercise prevents further reoccurences of back pain. Eating foods with high cholesterol does not cause high cholesterol. This fact will now be considered as part of the …

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5 Nutrition “Aha” Moments

Weeks ago, I tweeted “Don’t let the arrggghh’s outweigh the aha’s”- and I’ve been thinking about “aha moments” ever since. “Aha” moments are not the same as “Eureka” moments. “Eureka” is about a new discovery, the solution to a problem, an amazing surprise. I define “aha” moments as those moments of self- awareness or self- …

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The Cleansing Craze- Do they work? Is a cleanse for you?

The other day I got an email from a distant “friend”. With no background in nutrition, science or health and fitness, she announced she is “running a cleanse”. Another acquaintance posted on facebook that he is 8 pounds down after one week of his cleanse, 17 more to go??  It seems that every Tom, Dick and Harry …

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