The Ketogenic Diet: Does it live up to the hype? 

The pros, the cons, and the facts about this not-so-new diet craze. By Krista Scott-Dixon, Ph.D. and Helen Kollias, Ph.D   If you believe the buzz, ketosis—whether via the almost-zero-carb ketogenic diet or via ketone supplements—can curb appetite, enhance performance, and cure nearly any health problem that ails you. Sound too good to be true? It…

Conquer Your Cravings

Break the sinister cycle that makes you overeat. By Julia Malacoff and Jennifer Nickle SHARE From ruining your progress to making you feel like a failure, food cravings aren’t your friend (no matter what they say). In this article, we break down the real reasons you can’t stop over-snacking, and explain how to combine smart behavioral strategies with…

ow to eat healthy on a budget:

5 ways to prioritize nutrition while reducing cost. [Infographic]  By Alex Picot-Annand and Jennifer Nickle  Organic produce, artisanal sourdough, strictly grass-fed meat: Yes, they’re ‘good’ for you… but they’re also too expensive for most people. The great news? There are foods that are both nutrient-rich and budget-friendly. In this infographic, we’ll show you five ways to eat healthy on…

25 ways to eat well on the go.

Game-changing tips to help you, or a client, stick to the plan. By John Berardi, Ph.D.  Traveling for work? Going on vacation? Running your kids from soccer game to violin practice? Being away from home is one of the most common nutrition challenges. Below, 25 ways to stick to your plan, no matter where life…

Healthy Recipes

My favorite Gourmet Nutrition recipes. Food that tastes good and is good for you. By John Berardi, Ph.D.  The Gourmet Nutrition V2 cookbook was created to show people that great-tasting food can also be great for you. We took the healthiest ingredients and whipped them into nearly 300 pages of delicious culinary creations that you can serve with…

What should I eat?!’

‘What should I eat?!’ Our 3-step guide for choosing the best foods for your body. [Infographic]  By Brian St. Pierre, M.S., RD, CSCS  This easy-to-use visual guide shows you how to make healthier nutrition choices, and determine the best foods for your body, goals, and taste buds. In fact, our simple three-step process helps you…

How much protein should I eat?

Choose the right amount for fat loss, muscle, and health. The real story on the risks (and rewards) of eating more protein. By Helen Kollias, Ph.D.  Will protein help me lose weight? Should I eat it at every meal? Could too much damage my kidneys? At Precision Nutrition, our inbox is filled with questions about the pros…

Good foods vs. Bad foods.

And my shocking snack last night. By John Berardi, Ph.D. I’m always amazed at what people set up in their minds as “good” food and “bad” food. “Healthy” food and “guilty” food. “Lean” food and “fat” food. For some, bread is bad.And anyone who could possibly eat bread isn’t very healthy. For some, eggs are bad.And anyone who could…

It’s not about willpower. It’s about skills.

Why the “pause-button mentality” is ruining your health and fitness. ‘Getting a fresh start’ isn’t the magic bullet you thought it’d be. By John Berardi, Ph.D.  “I’ll resume healthy eating after my vacation… once the baby is born… after Dad gets out of the hospital… January 1… Monday.” While this kind of “pause-button mentality” seems reasonable,…