Diet & Nutrition

Eating Clean Vs. If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) – Is One Better?

Eating Clean Vs. If It Fits Your Macros (IIFYM) – Is One Better?

Those who are involved in true body building and going to shows with this sport have been engaged in a heated debate lately. There seem to be two sides, with one saying that eating clean is the best method of preparation, and the other side saying that they follow IIFYM (if it fits your macros).(…)

Simple Ways To Lose Weight That Won’t Drive You Crazy

Simple Ways To Lose Weight That Won’t Drive You Crazy

Losing weight seems to be the hardest thing in the world. People say that it is all about the maths: consume less calories than you burn and you will lose weight. However, although that sounds logical and sensible, it just doesn’t seem to work that way at all. We try and try to lose weight,(…)

Is Grass Fed Beef Better For You Than Grain Fed Beef?

Is Grass Fed Beef Better For You Than Grain Fed Beef?

All cows may be created equal but the meat that comes from those cows is not. There has been much discussion of late about the differences in grain and grass fed beef. While the initial differences are clear, some cows are fed only grass and some are fed grain, the health benefits and other differences(…)

Diets That Work – Fast Results And Maintainable Weight Loss?

Diets That Work – Fast Results And Maintainable Weight Loss?

Dieting is really hard and many of us give up before we even start. Many times we are looking for diets that work fast but we have a hard time seeing results. Or worse yet, we have a hard time maintaining results. We blame the diets, saying they are unhealthy and nothing but a fad,(…)

3 Things Probiotics Can Do For Your Overall Health

3 Things Probiotics Can Do For Your Overall Health

Probiotics seem to always be in the news. You may have heard about how these microorganisms, yeast being one of them, is supposed to be really good for our health. Evidently, they are found naturally in many foods, but they are also specifically added to various dairy products for increased health. There are various myths(…)

What Is The Paleo Diet About – An Overview Of The Caveman Diet

What Is The Paleo Diet About – An Overview Of The Caveman Diet

As far as diets go, the Paleo Diet is getting a huge amount of interest lately. But what exactly is it? The word “paleo” doesn’t mean a great deal to most people, and it isn’t until they start looking into it that things start to make sense. Hopefully, this overview of the Paleo Diet will(…)

Eating Carbs At Night – Good, Bad Or Does It Even Matter?

Eating Carbs At Night – Good, Bad Or Does It Even Matter?

Carbs are horrible things that we should avoid at all costs right? Wrong. Nobody actually thinks that anymore since Dr. Atkins had a heart attack. But then at least we shouldn’t eat carbs at night right? Wrong again! There are actually huge benefits to eating carbs at night. Let’s take a look at what the(…)

Green Tea Benefits – Weight Loss, Health, Ant-Aging … And More!

Green Tea Benefits – Weight Loss, Health, Ant-Aging … And More!

Tea has been around in our world for thousands of years. There are various types of teas, with many nations showing a particular preference for a certain type, such as Assam tea in the United Kingdom. One of the teas that are becoming increasingly popular, however, is green tea. Green tea has tremendous health benefits.(…)

How One Diet Cheat Day Every Single Week Can Promote More Weight Loss

How One Diet Cheat Day Every Single Week Can Promote More Weight Loss

Up until about a month ago I have never used a diet cheat day when my goal was to lose weight. I had read mixed reviews and opinions concerning whether or not they were actually effective for weight loss. More often than not, when I did read a positive take on diet cheat days it(…)

How To Lose Weight Counting Calories – Am I Really Teaching This Stuff?

How To Lose Weight Counting Calories – Am I Really Teaching This Stuff?

You may be thinking right now that you’ve read on this blog that I DON’T count calories.  Why would I write a post on how to lose weight counting calories if I don’t do it myself? A few weeks ago I started out on a quest to get ripped … or at least a whole(…)