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
Does Every Flexible Diet Plan Have A Moderate to High Carbohydrate Intake?
We get pigeon-holed as carb-zealots that denote other ways of eating. When it's the correct scenario we prefer to provide our clients and readers with moderate carbs in their diet plan. This doesn't mean that we are averse to eating a little more fat or protein in lieu of...Read More
Macros Matter But Calories Are King
If you’re reading this (no it’s not too late as Drake may suggest), then you likely also read my recent article outlining the importance of tracking macros for long-term physique development. (Something the IIFYM Macro Calculator can help you out with). In that article, I alluded to the fact...Read More
How Changing Your Diet Can Help Fight Inflammation
Recent research suggests that chronic high levels of inflammation may be a primary factor in many of the chronic diseases our country is currently facing. Chronically high levels of inflammation have been linked to cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, rheumatoid arthritis, leaky gut syndrome, irritable bowel syndrome and many more...Read More
Do You Have to “Suffer” While Dieting?
Why is it that when it comes to dieting, everybody automatically thinks they have to suffer and deprive themselves of everything in life? Why is it that people think they can’t have the foods they love and crave in moderation? Why does the word “dieting” have to be portrayed...Read More