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Bad Protein

You probably know by now that soy protein is pretty awful stuff for athletic populations. Here’s the article that first exposed the dirty truth.

Balance Gut Bacteria. Get Leaner. Get Happier.

Gut bacteria contribute to your mood, your waistline, your overall health, and even the size of your nads. Here's how to make sure you have the right balance.

Best and Worst Fats for Bodybuilders & Athletes

Some eat too much, others eat too little. How much fat should a lifter actually have? From what foods? Nine experts weigh in.

Bonehead Nutrition

The five most common nutrition mistakes made by lifters and wannabe bodybuilders.

Carbohydrate Customized Diet

Why drop your carbs crazy low if you don't have to? If your insulin sensitivity is good, and it probably is, you can eat more carbs than you think.

Change Your Body Fat Set Point

Can't get lean or stay lean? Can't handle carbs? Impaired gene expression and nutrient partitioning could be the problem. Here's how to fix it.

Consumer Alert: The NO2/Arginine Scam - Part 1

NO2 supplements are still popular, which is weird because, well, they don’t work. Here’s why.

Consumer Alert: The NO2/Arginine Scam - Part 2

Are you still using arginine-based nitric-oxide supplements? You’re wasting money. Here’s why.

Dear Mom and Dad

Some people (like maybe your mom or dad) are still worried about high protein diets blowing up your kidneys. Here's why they have nothing to worry about.

Defeating Dietary Displacement - Part 1

Food displacement is an issue that must be avoided if optimal body composition and health are your goals. Here’s what you need to know.

Dieting Disasters

The most common causes of diet failure and how to avoid the mistakes. Check this out.

Dirty Nutrition 1

Jonny Bowden pulls out his nutritional whipping stick and whomps on NO2 products, trans fats, and even poor ol' cows.

Dirty Nutrition 3

Bowden reveals the truth about organic food, grapefruit as a fat loss food (it works!), soy (it's still bad), palm oil, and other juicy dietary tidbits.

Dispelling the Dumbest Protein Myths

If you've ever gotten into a debate about protein with someone, one of you probably brought up one of these myths. Hope it wasn't you.

Does Soy and Soy Protein Feminize You?

Soy was once thought to shrink your balls and make it harder for you to put on muscle. Does current research back up those fears?

Drink This, Not That!

The truth about milk, sports drinks, beer, almond milk, broth, coffee and tea, bottled water, and more.

Eat Your Lungs Out While Getting Leaner

Science writer Gary Taubes has a simple message: Everything you think you know about diet is wrong.

Eating Clean vs. Orthorexia

Every generation of bodybuilders has its unfounded fear of certain foods. The current generation takes the cake.

Evils of Soy

More bad news about a bad protein source. Check it out.

Fasting: Sound Science, Behavioral BS

While intermittent fasting has some benefits, it can easily lead to muscle loss, fat gain, and even disordered eating. Here’s what gurus won’t tell you.

Fat Burner or Money Waster?

This supplement is growing in popularity. It's supposed to increase your metabolically active tissue and make you leaner. Does it? Here's the verdict.

Fat Loss & High-Protein Breakfast

Skipping meals doesn't give you a leg up on fat loss. And skipping breakfast can make you fatter.

Fat, Weak, and Gassy Ain't Your Fault?

Dr. Bryan Walsh, the "go-to" guy for fat loss, says that being fat, having high cortisol, and being insufferably gassy can all be fixed with a few dietary tweaks.

Fish Oil: You're Using It Wrong

Fish oil burns fat and curbs inflammation if used correctly. The problem? Many people are screwing it up. Here's how to use it to get real results.

Fix Your Metabolism With Weight Training

It's an easy to trap to fall into: poor diet planning combined with too much of the wrong kind of training. Here's how to repair the damage.