Could Intermittent Fasting Improve Your Mood?

In the past decade, intermittent fasting has become very popular. Many of us have heard about the purported health benefits from adopting these practices, including benefits to fat loss, muscle gain, insulin sensitivity, and cellular repair. Recently I’ve come across several studies that show the method might be as good for the mind as it…

Do Calories Even Matter Anymore?

A panel of researchers declared that “our current system for assessing calories is surely wrong” at the 2013 annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. A growing body of evidence proves that certain types of foods are processed differently in the body, resulting in more or fewer calories being absorbed than…

What is the Best Diet for You?

Every year (for seven years now), U.S News and World Report publish their Best Diets, rankings of a wide variety of diets regarding: best overall diets best weight loss diets best commercial diets best diabetes diets best diets for healthy eating best fast weight-loss diets best heart-healthy diets best plant-based diets easiest diets to follow…

My Opinion on Fad Diets

I think that I know why people are drawn to fads. It is much easier to just avoid a specific food or an entire food group outright that it is to eat everything in moderation. Moderation requires constant vigilance and consideration, and many people don’t have the dedication, time, or resources necessary to make it…