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February 14, 2014
How Much Exercise to Sustain Weight Loss?
What role has inactivity played in the obesity epidemic and how much should we be exercising?
October 23, 2013
Nutrient-Dense Approach to Weight Management
Americans eating meat-free diets average higher intakes of nearly every nutrient, while maintaining a lower body weight, perhaps due in part to their higher resting metabolic rates.
March 18, 2013
Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?
Despite the caloric density of both nuts and dried fruit, they do not appear to lead to the expected weight gain.
September 12, 2012
To Snack or Not to Snack?
A review of the best available science examining the impact of eating frequency on both weight and health.
August 27, 2012
Fat Burning Via Flavonoids
Flavonoid phytonutrients (found concentrated in citrus, berries, red onions, beans, green tea, grapes, and cocoa) may boost metabolism enough to significantly slim one's waistline.
August 24, 2012
Fat Burning Via Arginine
The arginine content of nuts may explain their metabolism boosting effects, though in a list of the top food sources of arginine, nuts don't even make the top ten.
August 23, 2012
Testing the Fat Burning Theory
Finally there’s a solution to the mystery of why nuts don't seem to make people gain weight. It appears to be a combination of factors including a boost to our metabolism, which results in us...
May 3, 2012
Creatine Brain Fuel Supplementation
Vegetarians appear to get more of a cognitive boost than meat-eaters from creatine supplementation.
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