Healthy Eating

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.
Saponins are in quinoa, legumes, soybeans, and potatoes. You may have heard how bad they are for you, but what are they? And are they really that big of a deal?
Exercise causes damage inside your body - oxidative stress. One way to repair this damage is with antioxidants, and colostrum, or a cow's first milk, is proving to be an excellent source.
Once again fish oil turns out to be one of the best things you can do for yourself. New research shows it improves your memory, but you need to make sure you're taking enough.
Modern life can make eating sensibly a challenge. Here are 11 ways you can plan better and utilize your fat-burning abilities as opposed to living on a sugar rollercoaster.
One week the news says you're eating too much protein. Another week it says you're not eating enough. Well, now science says you might not be eating enough to build muscle after all.
Whether you’re new to Paleo and feeling lost in the tall grass, or an old pro looking for fresh inspiration, here are a few meal hacks to appease your inner cave-dweller.
Intermittent fasting might be all the rage, but it's just bad news for women. I talked to a number of female fitness experts and they all agreed - IF is not for women.
Lots of supplements companies offer mixes of pre- and post-workout supplements. Are these mixes effective? One recent study looked at NO-Shotgun and NO-Synthesize and said yes.
It's natural to eat more while you're pregnant, but can overeating actually cause harm to your baby? New research says obesity is dangerous to your newborn, possibly even deadly.
Looking for healthy recipes to celebrate the holidays? Here are some delicious gluten-free, vegan, and paleo treats that won't wreak havoc on your diet.
You might remember ATP from studying the Krebs cycle in high school. But have you ever thought about supplementing with it? Can it add energy to your body and workouts? Science takes a look.
So many Thanksgiving dishes are made with processed foods. It might not seem like it matters, but using fresh ingredients instead of prepared items makes a big difference in calories and nutrition.
Are you confused about what to eat before and after a workout? Frustrated by what and when to eat? Read on for some best practices when it comes to fueling your body before and after training.