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. … Continue reading All Calories Are Not Equal

Metabolic Flexibility

What is Metabolic Flexibility? Concomitantly lose fat and gain lean muscle, while eating fats AND carbs! That’s what metabolic flexibility does for you, along with enabling you to enjoy food from many sources. But what does it mean? Metabolic flexibility is the ability to switch from predominantly using one fuel source to the other. It’s … Continue reading Metabolic Flexibility

All About Intermittent Fasting

The way topics and trends come and go in the health and wellness space is no surprise. They always seem to come around too, like spaces and classes that are akin to discotheques. Some trends are more welcoming, though, because they’re valuable. Like intermittent fasting. For decades, many nations and cultures have partaken in some … Continue reading All About Intermittent Fasting

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 … Continue reading It’s Not About the Numbers