The Science of Anti-Inflammatory Nutrition: Dissecting the Zone Diet
The Zone diet is a popular means of weight loss, but is it right for you?
Sports Supplements You Should Be Taking
This supplement can help us lose the unwanted pounds, as well as build new lean muscle.
Starvation Mode: How to Make the Fasted State Work for You
For calorie control, appetite management, and health, my go-to is intermittent fasting.
How Your Daily Coffee Battles the Effects of Obesity
A chemical found in coffee may help reduce the risk of numerous obesity-related issues.
How Eastern and Western Diets Affect Insulin Resistance and Fat Levels
A recent study explored the effects of two traditional diets on diabetes markers.
Carbohydrates 101: The Good, Bad, and Ugly
Tons of controversy exists regarding the poor carbohydrate. It's time to look at the facts to make sense of it all.
Working with Special Populations Part 3: Diabetes Mellitus
As coaches, we will likely have someone with diabetes come through our doors. Type 1 diabetes care will differ from type 2 diabetes care, and it's important for coaches to know the difference.
Is Starch Dangerous? Why You Maybe Shouldn't Worry About Grain Brain
To remove an entire macronutrient group for preventative measures is unnecessary. Starch plays an important role in human function.
How Leptin Helps Us Avoid Getting Fat
Leptin is an important hormone that controls how much body fat we store and how much food we consume. When working properly, leptin helps us maintain a healthy weight and stops us from overeating.
Clear as Milk: The Pros and Cons of Milk Consumption
Depending on who you ask, a gallon of milk a day will either turn you into a muscle bound machine or make you fat along with having some serious sinus congestion and acne.
The Effects of Exercise Intensity on Insulin Control
Cardio has been shown to prevent metabolic syndrome, but does intensity make a difference? A new study asks whether more intensity is better when it comes to insulin control.
A Comparison of Carb Back-Loading and the Renegade Diet
You may have heard of both these diets. Well, I decided to give them both a go. Here's my experience, the theories behind the diets, and what each plan is best for.
Science Says Dairy Is Good for Insulin
While many debate the healthiness of dairy consumption, science has discovered something new. Eating dairy regularly resulted in lower insulin and reduction of insulin resistance.
Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: What Is PCOS and How to Treat It With Diet
PCOS affects an estimated 5-10% of women of reproductive age. While it was once thought to be a fertility problem, we now know it's an metabolic disorder treatable with exercise and good nutrition.
Fruit Restriction Doesn’t Help Diabetes
Eating fruit provides beneficial nutrients, but eating fruit can also increase the amount of dangerous sugar in a diabetic's diet. Science looked at what happens when diabetics eat more or less fruit.
Insulin and Glucagon: How to Manipulate Them and Lose Fat
Do you know what insulin and glucagon do in your body? If you have goals that include reducing your body fat, you really should learn about these hormones and how they affect fat storage.
60 Minutes of Exercise Can Improve Insulin Resistance 25%
60 minutes of daily exercise can improve your insulin resistance by 25%. 120 minutes of exercise can improve it by 50%. If you're looking to avoid metabolic diseases, get up and start moving.
Understanding Metabolic Flexibilty and the Role of Insulin
Metabolic flexibility is our body's ability to burn either carbs or fat for fuel. High carb diets and high insulin can lead to metabolic inflexibility, which means metabolic diseases like diabetes.
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