Poll

What weight loss method have you tried the most?
I exercise and eat healthy
56%
Fat burning pills or supplements
10%
Structured diets (e.g. low fat, low carb)
21%
Fad diets (e.g. Hollywood Diet)
3%
Weight Watchers or similar
10%
Total votes: 4613

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Nutrition

Calorie Intake Calculation for Women
There are many ways to know how many calories a day you have ans still lose weight. Here is a rough estimation...

Calorie Intake Calculation for Men
Here is an estimate of how to calculate calorie intake for men...

Atkins Diet and Calorie Intake
The Atkins Nutritional Approach counts grams of carbohydrates instead of calories... If you are losing weight, there is no need to concern yourself with counting calories...

Barley's Benefits
Looking for an alternative to basic brown rice? Try barley, one of the world's oldest and most important crops.

Health benefits of almonds, broccoli, and red wine
After almonds, broccoli, and red wine appeared on the list of "power foods" dieters started asking us questions about their health benefits...

The health benefits of pistachios
I wanted to expose another super-food that some people don't realize. In fact, some people mistakenly think of this food as "junk food"...

The Benefits of Orange Vegetables and Fruits
t's a classic cartoon joke that rabbits have great vision because of their high intake of carrots....

Show Me the Whey
I want to lose body fat and gain muscle. I've researched whey protein and found a lot of pros about it, but will it benefit me...

How Much Energy Do You Really Need?
Meeting energy needs is the first nutrition priority for athletes. Achieving energy balance is essential for the maintenance of lean tissue mass...

Broccoli nutrients
Does baby broccoli have the same nutritional value as regular broccoli? same for baby carrots/regular carrots...

ECA Stack: Ephedrine, Caffeine and Aspirin
've tried several diet medications over the years and nothing seems to work that well to suppress my appetite...

Value the Volume!
Eating behavior is one of the most obscure fields of human psychology. Animals' feeding behavior, on the other hand, is rather well researched a field of biology...

How to eat 3000-5000 calories a day...
... and stay lean. I know that subject line may sound impossible...

Very Low Calorie Effect on Health and Life Span
A calorie restriction effect on longevity is a very well documented topic of experimental biology...

Beer is good for you - true or false?
When you reach for an ice cold mug of suds on a hot summer day, you're not just quenching your thirst, you're doing something healthy for your body -- seriously...

Nutrition and athletic performance
It is the position of the American Dietetic Association, Dietitians of Canada, and the American College of Sports Medicine that physical activity, athletic performance, and recovery from exercise are enhanced by optimal nutrition...

Not Enough Calories?
I am curious if being under the goal calorie allotment has any adverse effects such as causing the body to store excess fat...

Supplements or Foods?
Are protein supplements really better than protein foods...

Why Ephedrine is Included in the ECA Stack
Ephedrine is a great pretender. It mimics effects of the stress hormone adrenaline (epinephrine) which is released by adrenal glands into the bloodstream...

Aren't All Calories Equal?
I'm not ignorant about nutrition, although my I DO eat more "empty calorie" sweets than I should. But I still count them in my daily calorie intake...

Nutrition Tools & Trends
New York City's Board of Health's brave ban of trans fats in restaurant food will set the bar for the rest of the country to follow. All NYC restaurants with standard menu items must make calorie information publicly available...

5 A Day Fruit and Vegetable Quick Tips
Fruits and vegetables look good, taste great and contain vitamins and minerals...

Vegetarian athletes may be at risk for low intakes of...
Vegetarian athletes may be at risk for low intakes of vitamins B-12 and D, riboflavin, iron, calcium, and zinc, because many of these nutrients are high in animal products...

Articles About Athletic Nutrition: References
A list of articles that will give more info on athletics and nutrition...

Are 90% of your vitamins going down the toilet?
f you live in the USA it is likely that you have been exposed to advertising suggesting that 90% of the vitamin tablets that you are taking are going down the toilet...

What is the 40-30-30 Nutrition Concept?
The "Zone" is defined by Dr Barry Sears, the Zone Diet founder, as a metabolic state in which the human body operates at optimal efficiency...

Should one eat protein and carbohydrate after exercise?
I’ve been reading a book called Body-for-LIFE and it says that taking a supplement after exercise slows fat burning...

Protein, Iron, And Calcium For the Vegetarians
While it might be a tad more difficult to maintain adequate levels of certain nutrients when following a vegetarian diet, it's certainly not impossible...

Caffeine and Aspirin
The combination of the three components of the stack, when taken in proper dosages, are said to promote weight-loss...

Glycemic Index
Different carbohydrates, when ingested, result in different blood glucose increase...

Functional Foods
What are functional foods? What is a typical example of a functional food...

 
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