Is It What You Eat, or How Much?

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Most of us have at some point viewed fitness through a binary lens. In other words, we’ve probably found ourselves labeling things as being one of two extremes on a spectrum, such as “good” versus “bad,” or “healthy” versus “unhealthy,” while ignoring everything in the … Read More

Why Does Weight Loss Stall?

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It’s incredibly frustrating and disheartening when you’re doing all the right things but your weight isn’t budging. Unfortunately, stalls and plateaus are a normal part of weight loss that you can expect to happen at some point. Sometimes, a stall can be the result … Read More

All About Calorie Density

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Though the foods in the picture above may appear to be unrelated at first glance, they share a common trait. Can you guess what that is? The answer is that each of the servings pictured above provides 100 calories. As you may have noticed, some … Read More

Where to Find Fiber

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Fiber is awesome. But what is it, and why do we need it? According to the Mayo Clinic, “Dietary fiber, also known as roughage or bulk, includes the parts of plant foods your body can’t digest or absorb.” They also state that a high fiber … Read More

Measuring Food Weight vs. Volume

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It’s easy to underestimate how much you’re eating, even if you track calories and determine portion sizes using measuring cups and spoons. Accordingly, when flexible dieting is the approach that works for an individual, I prefer to use a kitchen scale to quantify portion sizes … Read More

How Many Meals Should You Eat?

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A popular idea you may have heard is that eating smaller, more frequent meals will “stoke your metabolism,” thereby improving your fat loss results. But is it true? Are smaller, more frequent meals better for your metabolism? Would you see better results if you ate … Read More

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