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  • How Much Exercise to Sustain Weight Loss?
    How Much Exercise to Sustain Weight Loss?
    What role has inactivity played in the obesity epidemic and how much should we be exercising?
  • Nutrient-Dense Approach to Weight Management
    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.
  • Do Fruit & Nut Bars Cause Weight Gain?
    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.
  • To Snack or Not to Snack?
    To Snack or Not to Snack?
    A review of the best available science examining the impact of eating frequency on both weight and health.
  • Fat Burning Via Flavonoids
    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.
  • Fat Burning Via Arginine
    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.
  • Testing the Fat Burning Theory
    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...
  • Creatine Brain Fuel Supplementation
    Creatine Brain Fuel Supplementation
    Vegetarians appear to get more of a cognitive boost than meat-eaters from creatine supplementation.
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