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10
2018

Energy Density Explained: Part 2

How Does Energy Density Affect Your Diet? To get straight to the point, energy density becomes practically relevant as a function of its influence on the number of calories we consume, which itself is the strongest determinant of energy balance. Research indicates most of us tend to eat similar quan...

08
10
2018

Energy Density Explained – Part 1

Introduction Although it seems to be increasingly accepted that whole foods (such as lean meats, whole grains, fruits, and vegetables) should predominate one’s diet, the reasons given for this are often vague and not obviously based on scientific evidence. For example, it’s often stated that whole f...

25
09
2018

Are You Overtrained, or Just Lazy?

Two Questions to Ask Yourself There are many reasons one might feel drawn to not go to the gym, and the challenge lies in distinguishing between those which are good, and those which are bad. To do so effectively, it can be tremendously helpful to make an effort to draw a line between genuine overtr...

20
09
2018

PODCAST 50: INTERVIEW WITH Ben Esgro

Chief operating officer at denovo nutrition, he’s studying pharmaceutical chemistry and has a sports and exercise science degree as well as a nutrition and dietetics degree. He’s also a coach, powerlifter and physique athlete. Topics discussed include: First – broad strokes of the role of supplement...

12
09
2018

The Truth About Supplement Regulation

Supplements aren’t as regulated as you think. Here’s how, and what to do about it. Unlike pharmaceutical companies, supplement companies don’t have to demonstrate the safety and efficacy of their products prior to release. Instead, the FDA simply expects supplement companies to comply with FDA regul...