Nutrition

Nutrition

The Food News Hoax

We strive to provide a fairly comprehensive look at the world of fitness and nutrition, keeping you up-to-date on all the latest and most interesting studies. But, and we have admitted it more than once, we are not scientists. And even we are vulnerable to repeating a study that may[…]

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Let’s Talk About the Dadbod

The new fitness trend piece is all about something called the Dadbod. Here is a brief description: The dad bod is a nice balance between a beer gut and working out. The dad bod says, “I go to the gym occasionally, but I also drink heavily on the weekends and[…]

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How We Were Dieting Ten Years Ago

Huffington Post is celebrating a decade of being around, and while they are not the most beloved site, they have posted a very interesting article that looks at some fundamental ways our view of dieting has changed over the last ten years. Here is a breakdown of what we’ve learned[…]

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This is Your Brain on Brussel Sprouts

A new study of the brains of 28,000 people is great news for people on robust, healthy diets such as the Mediterranean, or anything that focuses on fruits, vegetables, lean meats and nuts instead of pizza rolls. All of the subjects were 55 or older, and were tracked for five years[…]

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The Science Behind Weed and the Munchies

Even if you’ve never touched marijuana (or didn’t inhale) you likely know about the munchies, the diet-killing hunger for snacks that comes after a few tokes. And scientists have finally cracked the mystery of why exactly you reach for the Funyuns after you put down the bong. A research project[…]

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Are We Drinking Enough Coffee? Experts Say “No”

Everyone at Starbucks is shotgunning Americanos in celebration as for the first time in its existence, the top dietary panel in the United States has offered their opinion on coffee. And they say we’re not drinking enough. Yes, breakfast is only getting better as along with the panel’s thumbs up[…]

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Sunny Side Up: High Cholesterol Foods Not Evil?

There is some egg-citing news for people who want a little more delicious cholesterol in their meals. While researchers still consider saturated and trans fats bad news, many foods that we have been told to avoid for decades — since 1961, in fact — are now being considered a-okay if[…]

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