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The Last 5 Pounds of Fat

When fat loss has stalled, should you cut more calories or spend more time at the gym? Maybe neither. Here's what often works best.

Tip: Shut the Hell Up About Eggs

A new study tells us that eggs will kill you after all. Should you listen to it? Here's some perspective.

Tip: This Internet Rumor Needs to Die Fast

No, eating this crappy Frankenfood isn't good for you, despite what some internet influencers are suggesting.

Tip: How to Make Bacon a True Health Food

They say the bacon in heaven doesn't cause cancer or plug up your heart. Here's how to make a little heaven on earth.

Tip: 4 Reasons Keto Blows for Building Muscle

It's an okay option for fat loss for some people, but not for lifters chasing hypertrophy. Here's why.

Kill the Dumb Diets

What makes you fat? Insulin? The quality of food you eat? Or is it just calories in, calories out? Here's where most so-called diet gurus go wrong.

Tip: Is Corn Syrup in Beer Bad For You?

Bud Lite calls out other beer companies for using a fattening and unhealthy ingredient. Are they right?

Your Brain On Keto

Think the keto diet is awesome? Maybe. Maybe not. Its affects on the brain and the appetite aren't the same for everyone. Here's why.

Tip: Wheat and the Zonulin Issue

Why do many non-celiacs feel better when they drop gluten? Because gluten may not be the real problem with bread and pasta. Info here.

Tip: Why Am I Still Hungry?

Many experts recommend eating a pound or two of veggies per day to stay full. Here's why that doesn't always work.

Tip: 8 Huge Drawbacks to the Keto Diet

The physical price tag for doing the keto diet is awfully high. Are you sure you want to trade your health for a few measly pounds? Read this.

Tip: What Really Happens When You Pig Out

Does having a big sloppy meal kill your diet? Exactly how much fat do you gain when eat more than you should? Answers here.

Tip: White Rice or Brown?

Which one of the two, if either, is best for a lifter to eat? The answer seems obvious, but it's not.

Tip: Another Reason to Avoid Low-Fat Milk

Low-fat milk leads to surprisingly high blood levels of this muscle-killing hormone. Here's what a new study shows.

4 Foods Your Body Hates

These foods can wreak havoc on your gut and interfere with your goals, even if you're counting the macros and calories.

3 Bad Ideas You Need to Stop Repeating

You've heard these things before. You've probably repeated them. Well, stop it. They're oversimplified and sometimes flat-out false.

The Big Fat Keto Diet Fail

Yes, if you eat fewer calories you'll lose fat. But the keto diet isn't superior for fat loss, and certainly not for muscle gain. Here's the science.

Tip: Most Food Allergies Are a Delusion

Some bad stats led to a nation-wide paranoia about peanut and other allegedly common food allergies. Here's the truth.

Tip: The Carnivore Diet is Dumb

Is an all-meat diet healthy or is it just the latest diet fad for unstable people who need attention? Let's break it down.

Tip: Don't Join the GMO Confederacy of Dunces

A new study shows that strongly anti-GMO people think they know the most about the subject, but actually know the least.

Tip: Saturated Fat – Animals vs. Coconuts

Why is one considered bad and the other good? Here's the real story.

Ketosis: A Reality Check

On one side of the keto debate, you have the glassy-eyed cultish fans. On the other side, bread-scarfing haters. Who's right? Here are the facts.

Forget the Paleo Diet. Go Neolithic

The paleo diet is based on a misunderstanding of history, genetics, and science. It's time to take a new diet approach.

Tip: Potatoes Are Paleo

You don't have to give up tubers to try a paleo-style diet. They are paleo... and they won't make you fat anyway. Here's the science.

Tip: The 3500-Calorie Rule is Dead

For over 60 years, the fitness industry has believed that cutting calories by 3500 results in a 1-pound loss. The industry is really, really, wrong.