What are net carbs? And if your goal is fat loss, do they matter? Should you track them if you’ve chosen a diet with a strict carb limit? Are net carbs even relevant and important, or is it just a marketing gimmick for low carb food products?
Is erythritol safe? Is this sweetener really calorie-free? Is is it really natural? Is it better than stevia? Will it help with fat loss? A Burn the Fat reader asked, and today's Burn the Fat Blog post answers in detail, based on science.
When I tell people that in order to double their weight loss they’ll need to spend no more than 3 minutes a day keeping a food diary, I might as well be putting needles in their eyes given the pain and anguish I regularly see flash across their faces
Is bread fattening? Not unless you eat too much of it. Is bread bad for you? Not unless you've got a food intolerance or digestion issue. No reason to hate on bread. The truth [...]
If you're into fitness or bodybuilding, or if you've ever been on a fat loss diet, then I have little doubt that the question of egg whites vs whole eggs has been on your radar [...]
How Often Should You Eat Protein To Maximize Muscle Growth… And Why Fasting Can Hold Back Your Gains
How often should you eat protein if your goal is to maximize muscle gains? If you've been persuaded by trendy diets like intermittent fasting, you might think protein frequency and distribution don't matter. "Just [...]
Guest post by Josh Hillis, author of Lean And Strong Mostly, when people talk about nutrition, they talk about the things that they planned to eat. They talk about macros or portion sizes or [...]
The "protein-first" method is a new, alternative, and most important - ultra simple - way of setting your macronutrients, aka "macros" - protein, carbohydrate and fat - that many nutrition coaches are starting to [...]
It’s incredible that I’m reprinting this article about low carb diets that I originally wrote in 2004. Yet it’s no surprise either that this has become relevant and worth sharing [...]
If you've ever been confused about what to eat for fat loss and health, you're not alone. No subject has been over-complicated more than "what should I eat?" Fortunately, there's no subject more easily simplified... [...]