There are lots of valid strategies you could use to stop eating junk food: keeping it out of the house, eating mindfully, getting adequate sleep, managing stress, embracing meal planning, and using a variety of mental and emotional training techniques. But this one might be the best one...
How many carbs can you eat per meal without storing it as body fat? This has become a common question, and a part of the reason is due to low carb diets getting so popular. But you don't have to be scared of carbs, you simply need to know how to set them right for your goals and needs. Follow the 5 "carb-setting factors" in this post and you'll know exactly how many carbs to eat per meal without a doubt
Soy is a popular protein source for vegans. But is soy protein bad for you? Some people can't eat it because they're allergic to it. But even if you don't have a food sensitivity, you might not be sure if soy is healthy. The popular media gives soy protein a lot of bad press, often with sensationalist headlines. Here's what science says...
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?
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 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.
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 [...]