No single nutrient causes more confusion than carbohydrates. Often you’ll hear partial truths about how carbs make you look, feel or affect your health. Statements like: “Carbs make you fat”… “carbs make you sluggish”… “carbs cause disease.”
Can you lose weight quickly with a low-carb or keto diet? Absolutely. There are some very scientifically sound reasons why low-carb diets work when done correctly.
There’s a common misconception with keto diets: that the majority of fat loss is due to the conversion of fatty acids (from fats) into ketones to fuel the body and brain.
Carbohydrates are one of Nature’s amazing gifts, created from the energy of the sun and the carbon dioxide in the air, providing us with not only a source of fuel for our bodies but also oxygen for us to breathe!
Fiber is easily one of the most misunderstood, overlooked, and underrated nutrients in our diets. Technically, it’s not considered a nutrient, since our bodies can’t directly break fiber down into energy. But don’t let that fool you.
Eating healthy day in and day out is an overwhelming task for most people. There are many reasons for this… The challenge of trying to figure out the right macronutrient ratios, portion sizes, and what you should or shouldn’t eat. Being confused by a million food choices and a seemingly equal number of nutrition “experts” […]
Almonds are a superfood for the body and the planet. The Undersun Meal Shake isn’t just a delicious way to help fuel a sustainable nutrition plan. It also promotes sustainability for the environment. Why does this matter? Because food and the environment go hand and hand. Consider these stats recently published by the environmental website […]
Exercise scientist Dr. Jose Antonio breaks down the science to compare resistance bands to free weights Resistance bands are more portable, way less expensive, and easier on the joints than heavy dumbbells and barbells. Bands are also just as effective at building muscle as free weights. But don’t just take our word for it – […]
Renowned nutrition and exercise science researcher Dr. Jose Antonio discusses this common question. One thing I get asked a lot is, “James, why am I having such a hard time putting on muscle and losing body fat?” The first point kind of goes without saying, but I’m compelled to say it anyway; Changing your physique […]
Jose Antonio, PhD is one of the world’s most cited researchers on high protein diets. Today, we chat with him about protein consumption – how much protein is too much?