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 …

Alpha Nutrition

Strategies for Maximizing Muscle Growth, Strength, and Power As an athlete engaging in strength and power training with short bouts of high intensity training, I’d like you to be able to eat in a way that optimizes your performance of those tasks. I want you to maximize your muscle mass, strength, power, and short duration …

That Coconut Oil Thing

In defense of saturated fats (In offense of polyunsaturated fats)   **image courtesy of Pixabay** I'm a little bit late to the party on this one. While I was enjoying copious amounts of guacamole, the American Heart Association (AHA) released an advisory stating that "Replacement of saturated with unsaturated fats lowers low-density lipoprotein cholesterol, a cause …