The Real Effects of a High Protein Diet
What happens when you consume extra protein? Like 700% more than RDA guidelines? Here's the real science.
Salt and MSG: Forget Everything You Think You Know
The flavor enhancer MSG is not only safe, but it reduces sodium intake by replacing table salt. It also increases nutrient absorption.
Gluten Is Not the Villain. This Is.
People think going gluten-free makes them leaner, better athletes, and less prone to digestive upset, but they're blaming the wrong guy.
6 Giant Myths About Calories
There probably isn't a topic in nutrition that's more tangled up in misinformation than calories, so let's blow up some of those myths.
Ancestral Health: NOT a Path to Getting Jacked
Were our warrior ancestors jacked? Did cavemen have striated glutes? No and no. Here's the truth about ancient, primal, and tribal life.
New Study Says Red Meat is Safe, But Is It?
Researchers evaluated all studies done on red meat and six different disease outcomes and found almost no correlation. Are they right?
Your Olive Oil Has Probably Lost Its Health Benefits
Unfortunately, you're probably not getting what you paid for with your expensive extra virgin olive oil (EVOO). Here's why and what to do.
Vegetarian? Or Just a Processed Food Junkie?
Most modern-day vegetarians are convinced of their dietary and moral superiority, but they need to be slapped around with some facts.
Maybe Drinking Raw Eggs Isn't So Bad
Athletes and bodybuilders used to drink raw eggs. Then we decided that was stupid. Now, a new study shows that maybe it wasn't. Check it out.
Natural Toxins in Fruits & Vegetables: The Truth
Some diet experts and influencers avoid vegetables and fruits because of the natural toxins they contain. Should you? Get the facts here.
6 Diet and Nutrition Facts That'll Blow Your Mind
From carbs and ketosis to intermittent fasting, here are six diet and nutrition facts you need to know that most people don't.
Top 10 Nutrition Myths That Just Won't Die
Don't fall for these nutrition myths. Unnecessary dietary restrictions will make you sad... and maybe even unhealthy. Here are the top ten.
Are Frozen Vegetables Healthy?
Your fresh produce isn't that fresh and could be lacking nutrients. So are frozen vegetables healthy? What about fruits? Here's the science.
Inflammation: A Secret Cause of Overeating?
A new study gives us insights into weight gain, the inflammation it causes, and the shocking side effect that makes fat loss so difficult.
The Hidden Story About Calories and Weight Loss
Calories don't matter? Wrong. Calories are all that matter? Also wrong. Here's the nuanced truth about metabolism, calories, and weight loss.
Carnivore Diet: Benefits and Possible Drawbacks
The carnivore diet resolved or improved chronic health conditions in a new study. But is that the full story? Here's an unbiased analysis.
The Best Diet Plan for a Natural Bodybuilder
A natural bodybuilder or athlete can't eat like a drug-using pro. Here's the smart lifter's diet plan for losing fat or building muscle.
Does Eating Meat Make You Live LONGER?
New research says that eating meat is healthy and helps you live longer. But is that true? Well, yes and no. Here's what you need to know.
Is Bread Healthy? You May be Surprised
People have demonized bread for years, but they need to find another scapegoat. Bread can be healthy and nutritionally important. Here's why.