Why Dieting Sucks

By: Brad Dieter, PhD Read Time: You’ve got time to read this one Tl;dr: “Dieting” is an abused tool in the health and fitness industry. There are better approaches. We need to start changing the tone of our discussion around nutriton. Why Dieting Sucks Before we even get started I know this article is going to get a[…]


The Ketogenic Diet

The Ketogenic Diet  Over the past few decades practitioners and researchers have been searching for the holy grail of macros for fat loss. During that search, the Ketogenic Diet has been extensively studied because it is an interesting tool as it “hacks” an aspect of our physiology. Is that hack something that conveys additional weight loss benefits? We[…]


Do Genetics Trump Diet and Exercise?

Nature versus Nurture. . . . the argument of genetics versus environment in behavior and health outcomes has raged for decades. Fortunately for us, nature has gifted us natural experiments that may help us tease out how genetics interact with diet and physical activity in obesity. Those experiment are twin studies. In a recent twin[…]

Unlocking Nutrion and the Female Cycle

Unlocking the Female Cycle

By: Brad Dieter, PhD Read Time: The best 8 minutes you will spend this week tl;dr: It appears that decreasing the amount of carbohdyrates and increasing the protein and fat as the female cycle progress can optimize weight loss when dieting. This strategy appears much more effective than normal dieting. Introduction Women are incredibly special creatures.[…]

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The Truth About Food Ingredients

Author: Savannah Glasgow Read Time: Not important, you need to read this. tl;dr Your linguistic level shouldn’t dictate your diet: take the time to learn what complicated-sounding ingredients are before completely writing them off; you may find you want to keep them around. Introduction If you can’t pronounce an ingredient, then you shouldn’t eat it, right?[…]