Category: Learning Curve

exercise and weight loss
September 7, 2021

Here’s why you can’t exercise off your food, and why you shouldn’t even try.

Here’s one myth that unfortunately I, and a lot of you, grew up believing:  When you eat something that you feel doesn’t ‘fit’ into your diet, you can just go to the gym and ‘work it off.’ I’m sad to say that I spent the majority of my 20s and
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Metabolism booster
July 13, 2021

Here’s Everything You Need To Know About Metabolism and Weight.

Metabolism might be one of the more difficult physiological processes for people to get, which is probably why it gets tossed around in shady diet claims (boost your metabolism to burn fat!), dubious weight loss predications (Not eating breakfast will slow your metabolism!), and blatant lies (apple cider vinegar speeds
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circadian rhythm
June 17, 2021

Chrononutrition: Should You Be Eating According To Your Circadian Rhythm?

I’ve always been a vocal critic of the ‘never eat before bed’ rule.  What whole ‘never eat after 7pm’ thing? What’s the reasoning behind it? Sure, metabolic rate slows during the night, but that doesn’t mean your bedtime snack is going to ‘stick to your thighs’ (what people used to
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natural sugar
May 25, 2021

Are ‘Natural’ Sugars Better Than Refined White Sugar? What You Should Know.

I’ve always maintained that sugar is sugar. And no matter which sugar you choose, you should just choose less. It’s no secret that we eat too much sugar. The average American consumes around 77 grams of added sugar a day, which is around three times the 25-36 grams a day
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what are prebiotics
April 22, 2021

How Prebiotics Can Help Your Constipation (And Where To Find Them)

I know you’ve heard about probiotics (see my blog post about them here). But how about prebiotics?  Probiotics are healthy gut bacteria. PREbiotics are food for those healthy gut bacteria. And while it’s important to have a rich variety of bacteria in our gut, it’s just as important to feed
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