All Calories Are Not Equal

The “energy balance” method of eating is loosely based on the law of thermodynamics: If calories in (what you consume) equals calories out (energy expenditure), your bodyweight will not change. Likewise, burn more calories than you consume to lose weight. There are problems with this approach, though. The first being that all calories are different….

It’s Not About the Numbers

Science is based on numbers, and nutrition is a science. Any meaningful science must be measurable, observable and repeatable, and that’s why using numbers when dialling in your nutrition can be so helpful. However, it’s not about the numbers. I know, that’s a blatant contradiction. Especially given the attention we’ve provided to macronutrients and how…

Holiday Nutrition Tips

Holiday Nutrition Tips The holiday season is a festive time.  You’ve also had a challenging year and you’d like to kick back. So you should! But you’ve also improved your health and fitness during the year, so you should keep at least one foot on the wagon because if you do come off it entirely,…