Do Carbohydrates Control Body Fat?

Do Carbs Control Body Fat? Carbohydrates have gotten a “bad rap” because they elicit an insulin response. And as everyone knows, insulin causes us to become fat (or does it?). In fact, the carbohydrate-insulin-obesity hypothesis has been blamed as the major cause of the obesity epidemic. Unfortunately, when we look closer at the science this[…]

Personalized Nutrition: Your Response to Carbs is Different than Mine

Personalized Nutrition: Your Response to Carbs is Different than Mine To prepare you for this post I want to quote the back-stabbing Cypher from The Matrix, “Buckle your seatbelt Dorothy, because Kansas is going bye-bye”. Normally I keep posts short and to the point, but this one needs some discussion and a full analysis. This[…]

Sport Supplements or Fast Food for Recovery?

Fast Food or Sport Supplements for Recovery? By Brad Dieter, PhD and Dylan Dahlquist MS(c) Read Time: 10 Minutes TL;DR: When it comes to recovering muscle glycogen from exercise fast food appears to be as effective as sport supplements. Last week we talked all about how carbohydrates (CHO) are likely critical for top end performance when[…]