Defining Food Allergy vs. Food Intolerance
There is growing interest in the area of food allergy and food intolerance: in the United States, 25% of adults believe they have a food allergy, despite the actual incidence rate of diagnoses being 2-3% (1). A common issue which explains such a discrepancy between diagnosis rates and self-reported...Read More
50 Macro-Friendly Snacks
(All macro breakdowns are for one serving of the recipe or product mentioned. Which may be the entire container.) 1. Cliff’s Builder Protein Bars Macros: F: 10g C: 28 P: 20 Just hit the iron hard and need a macro-friendly snack? These are the PERFECT chocolatey snack packed with...Read More
How Do I Exchange My Macros?
For those who want to eat more of a certain macronutrient in lieu of another. For instance, a person with diabetes who prefers to eat fewer carbs than allotted and wants to increase their protein and/or fat intake. This is how you exchange your macronutrients. Protein and carbs are...Read More
The Hunger Hormones That May Be Hindering Your Weight Loss
When the average person decides to hop on the weight loss bandwagon the only aspects they’re thinking about are finding the nearest treadmill and dumping all their Little Debbie’s in the trash. If only they were to start on the IIFYM website and see that they could salvage those...Read More
What Stimulates Muscle Growth More…Whole Eggs or Egg Whites?
You are woken up by an early text message from your friend. They say “Remember we had that discussion about egg nutrition? I told you whole eggs are better than egg whites.” With one eye open, you message back and say, “What the heck are you talking about?” Your...Read More