Should I Lose Weight?

This might seem like a strange question. After all, if you're "overweight" then isn't it a no-brainer that you should consider losing some weight? Well, the first question to answer would be this ... what is "overweight?" Is it above a certain BMI? I hope not because according to BMI,…

Truth Matters

This week, there was a debate on the Joe Rogan podcast between Stephan Guyenet and Gary Taubes. To keep it overly simple, Taubes is a low-carb advocate who believes the obesity epidemic is a result of the effect of carbs on insulin causing excess storage of body fat while Guyenet believes it’s due to an overconsumption of…

Guidelines When Dining Out

Eating out can be difficult when trying to limit your calorie intake. Most restaurants have the goal of providing the most delicious food possible which often involves adding fat and even sugar to create the flavors we crave. While many restaurants now provide calorie estimates next to each menu item,…

Supplementation Resources

If you are looking for the best evidence-based information available when it comes to supplementation, uses, effectiveness, and dosages based on your health-related goals, Examine.com is by far the most trustworthy source around. Whether you're looking for benefits of certain vitamins or for the best way to optimize training performance,…