June 21, 2017
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Why The Case For Public Health Recommending A Low-Carb Diet Is Flawed

In 2016, the Public Health Collaboration [PHC] in the U.K. published the National Obesity Forum Report entitled, ‘Eat Fat, Cut the Carbs, and Avoid Snacking to […]
June 14, 2017
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Is A High Protein Diet Ruining Your Gut Health?

You are 76% human. The rest is bacteria. Sounds like a strange concept to many, but this area of research into the “microbiome” (which is the functions […]
May 14, 2017
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Separate Diet From Your Self

There is a Paul Graham post I recently went back to. You can read the full piece here. Something had struck a cord with me after […]
January 25, 2017
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20 Simple, Evidence-Based Nutrition Tips for 2017

I have beef with January. Not the month per se, but the “New Year, New Me” bullshit that gets thrown around, the boosted gym memberships, the failed […]
December 6, 2016
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Paradigms Lost: Clean Eating & If It Fits Your Macros

The pendulum swings in the nutrition world are extreme. We’re living in particularly tiresome dichotomy right now, between the nebulous concept of “clean eating”, and the […]
November 14, 2016
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The Truth About Sugar Addiction

Sugar “addiction.” Its an attractive concept to the ‘Cult of Wellness‘ and their social media accounts, aided and abetted by supermodels claiming sugar is “toxic.” The […]
October 12, 2016
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Taxing Sugar: Reductionist, Ineffectual and Lacking “Big Picture” Thinking

In 2015, a series of government documents were published in the UK in relation to obesity, in particular childhood obesity (Children’s Food Trust, 2015; House of Commons […]
October 8, 2016
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The Ketogenic Diet and Strength Training: Why it Doesn’t Stack Up

The ketogenic diet has become a hot topic. The discussion around it is a perfect example of the lack of any measured conversation in the nutrition-sphere, […]
August 24, 2016
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Why Your “Fat Burning” Supplement Doesn’t Work

I doubt there is a greater industry buzzword than ‘fat burner.’ Supplement companies use the term liberally, encompassing any product they claim to increase the rate […]
August 11, 2016
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Optimising Protein Intake for Size and Strength: 5 Broscience Myths Put to Bed

What you know about protein, bro? As a consequence of its central importance to muscle building, size and strength development, protein has been at the center […]
December 9, 2014
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The 10 Commandments: Eat These 10 Foods for Optimal Health

Objectively looking at nutrition needs definition, and certain parameters are helpful, like nutrient-density. One of the issues, however, is that what should be an objective analysis […]
September 16, 2014
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Willpower is a Myth: Why “Good Food” is Killing Your Fat Loss Efforts

So you want to lose fat? Contrary to whatever crap you’ve heard floating around the ‘net about restricting this or that food, or cutting one food […]