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December 14, 2020 / Clean Eating, Diet and Nutrition, Health and Wellness, Healthy Living, Nutrition, Physiology
You’re tracking your eating and exercise meticulously but not seeing results. Has your metabolism slowed to a crawl? Are your hormones off? Is it really possible to GAIN weight from eating too LITTLE? Here’s what’s really going on—and how to solve it.
Kale. Avocado. Acai. Chia. Apple Cider Vinegar. Kombucha. Agai. Zinc. Almond Flour. Coconut Oil. What’s the common denominator of these foods? “Alex, I’ll take ‘What are superfoods’ for $1,000.” That’s right! They are all what we’ve come to understand to be superfoods. We’ve learned to live with them. Some have learned to love them. And just as fast as they rose to stardom on the superfood Train, they are quickly being sidelined by a new generation of superfoods.
Researchers found that study participants who performed better during a cardio test also exhibited better cognitive function via a brain scan. Additionally, the fitter, sharper participants also showed superior structural integrity of the white matter in their brains, which is associated with improved speed and quality of nerve connections.
There is only a limited amount of food you can eat in a single day. To maximize the amount of nutrients you take in, it makes sense to spend your calorie budget wisely. The best way to do that is to simply eat the foods that carry the greatest amount and variety of nutrients.
Recently we received the following question from a reader: “I’ve always thought that adding muscle speeds up your metabolism. But then I read this isn’t correct. So what’s the truth: Does increasing your muscle mass really increase your metabolism?” -Phil, Vancouver For as long as I can remember, a lot of people have believed that […]