Fat-Burning Brown-Fat, Paleo and Post-Menopause, & Why You Should Drink Less Caffeine

There are a few things that you should know about this week. Two that are related: There’s an enzyme that can boost metabolism in heat-producing brown fat tissue. Certain bile acids can turn white-fat fat-deposits into metabolically active brown-fat like tissue. Two that are seemingly unrelated: Paleo diets help post-menopausal women lose weight and maintain […]

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Eat Less, Live Long

We’ve had a few firsts recently. We have our first prolonged human study of the effects of Caloric Restriction, and Our first human study of early time-restricted-eating. Calorie Restricted Eating Delays Aging in Humans In a two-year, 218 participant study, researchers were able to show positive effects of caloric restriction (CR) on numerous clinical disease […]

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Lions, Bears, & Breast Cancer

Hello-ski! We’re going to jump around a little bit here just so I can jettison some of this stuff out into the aether. Three things: Eating schedule and weight loss Exercise and its effect on breast cancer outcomes. Exercise and its effect on cognition in breast cancer survivors. Here we go. Meal Timing & Weight […]

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Periodizing your Diet

It appears as though periodized dieting may be better than continuous dieting for weight loss and maintenance. A study published on September 17th found that men who went through a 2-week period of calorie restriction, followed by a 2-week period of ad libitum eating (or eating as they pleased), lost more weight than men who followed […]

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