Healthy Eating

Last week I talked about gut bacteria and obesity. Today we’re looking at some methods used to assess the balance of bacteria in the gut.
Cooking your own healthy meals can feel expensive and overwhelming. But it doesn't have to be either. Here's my system for planning, shopping for, and cooking a week's worth of great food.
Do you or your clients seem to gain weight no matter how little you eat? It could be your guts. The bacteria in our bodies are affected by the foods we eat, sometimes with disastrous results.
We know sleep is important for us, but do you know why? New research examines the amazing antioxidant effects of melatonin. It's so powerful it can combat deadly cancer drugs.
We hear a lot about the importance of hydration, but recently scientists looked at the impact of hydration on the autonomic nervous system and discovered a critical reason for water's importance.
"Make sure you get enough protein." Seems simple enough, right? If you're an athlete you know it's not so straightforward. Here are 7 articles to help demystify protein.
There is so much information about protein. That's why I'm here - I'm about as skeptical as they come, so I'm going to give you the simple basics on protein - how much, what kind, and when.
Creatine is a great and highly beneficial supplement, but have scientists finally found one drawback? Let's look at new research that shows creatine may have a negative impact on your antioxidants.
The successful women I know have one thing in common - the things in their fridge. Here are the 10 foods the clean-eating, paleo women I know keep around at all times to stay healthy.
With all the nutrition advice out there, it can be hard to find reliable information. Here are our top 10 nutrition posts from 2012, written by experts in the field.
New research shows vitamin E can cause inflammation in your body, but previously doctors said vitamin E was good for you? Which is it? Let's look at the newest research.
Getting your diet on track doesn’t have to be a daunting task. Read on to learn how to discern a good nutrition coach and how to pick the right one for your goals.
Athletes often go through a strength or bulking phase, followed by a weight loss or cutting phase. The question is how to keep muscle while losing fat. Science looks at one strategy.
If you’ve ever tried paleo, chances are you’ve heard of the anti-nutrient phytic acid. But did you know that it’s not all doom and gloom? There are actually some beneficial properties to phytic acid.
If our "diet" is not a lifestyle we enjoy, then it tends to not last very long. Let's look at what solid nutrition should include, in my opinion: health, ethics, performance, and foodie-ism.
Recent nutrition research has been exploring our motivations for eating, not just what we eat. It seems that measuring and packing our food ahead of time can help prevent overeating.
More and more research is linking the consumption of high fructose corn syrup to type 2 diabetes, obesity, and death. Sadly, the United States is leading the pack in this unhealthy race.