Fuel for Top Athletic Performance

Fuel for Top Athletic Performance

As a competitive cyclist, I am around athletes all the time. It’s amazing to me what some of them eat, drink and fuel their bodies with before, during and after races. The myth of ‘carb loading’ is still there, as well as attempting to fuel with sugary, chemical-laden...
The REAL Reason for Weight Gain

The REAL Reason for Weight Gain

Forget what has been drilled into our heads about calories and fat. Forget the grain and carb-heavy food pyramid. Forget low fat diets! It is carbohydrates and the resulting insulin surges that contribute the most to weight gain. Let me explain: Carbohydrates – it...
What are the Best Fats to Eat?

What are the Best Fats to Eat?

Are you confused about fats? Which ones are good? Which ones are bad? Avoid them? Eat them? Confusing and conflicting stuff for sure! Recent news headlines: Omega-3 deficiency can cause up to 96,000 deaths per year, say researchers. Omega-3 deficiency is the sixth...
Ten Avoidable Reasons We Gain Weight

Ten Avoidable Reasons We Gain Weight

People gain weight and get fat when they consistently eat more calories than their bodies require to meet daily demands. When excess calories get stored as fat, it is the body’s way an adaptive evolutionary response inherited earlier days when food was less plentiful...
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