By John Berardi, Ph.D. When it comes to body change, there’s no topic more polarizing than “calories in vs. calories out.” Some argue it’s the be-all and end-all of weight loss. Others say it’s oversimplified and misguided. In this article, we explore every angle of the debate from “eat less, move more,” to hormonal issues,…Details
By Dan Garner Nutrition is often seen as a belief system. In other words, the answer to “What should I eat?” is often based on faith, magical thinking, emotional attachments, and/or what feels “truthy”, rather than on real evidence or the scientific method. Until we fix this, nutrition will get more confusing, not less. ++++ Imagine the…Details
By Brian St. Pierre, MS, 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 create a customized healthy-eating menu in just a matter of minutes. And the best part: Nothing’s…Details
Sweet potatoes vs. potatoes: Which are really healthier? [Infographic] Let’s get to the bottom of this never-ending debate.
By Brian St. Pierre, RD, CSCS, CISSN Sweet potatoes vs. potatoes: A nutritional debate fueled by misinformation, baseless ‘superfood’ obsessions, and carbohydrate phobias. Here’s how these tubers compare — and why both deserve a place in your diet. A few years back, some crazy nutrition enthusiasts decided to figure out whether white or sweet potatoes…Details
By Ryan Andrews As a result of fructose becoming such a media hot topic (and the result of this being lots of sound bites with little sensible information), we here at Precision Nutrition decided to set the record straight. So here’s our take on this hotly contested carbohydrate. “Juice makes you fat!” “High fructose corn…Details
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 a budget — while making your taste buds happy…Details
The benefits of overindulgence. (And the 4 key lessons that eating too much can teach you). By Krista Scott-Dixon Thanksgiving. Valentine’s Day. The first big summer BBQ. A family reunion at the beach. Throughout the year, new clients come to us feeling guilty and terrible about eating (and drinking) too much at [insert…Details
Have you ever looked in your fridge to find mushy fruit or shriveled veggies? Yeah, us too. You spent good money on healthy food. So give that healthy food some lovin’. Here’s a little game for you to play this weekend. The No-Waste Challenge The No-Waste Challenge concept is simple: Find creative ways to use…Details
Eat, move, and live… better.
Success Strategies: The Food Ritual One secret to success in body transformation is keeping it simple. Thinking less. Making fewer decisions. And letting your environment do much of the work for you. If healthy food is around you and convenient, you’re more likely to eat it. If you have a trusted system for making healthy food available, you…Details