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

Five Reasons to do the Lifestyle Challenge

The first Lifestyle Challenge kicks off next week. Aside from wanting to get closer to those new year's goals and further away from your December holiday body, here are five more reasons you should sign up for the challenge. Develop healthy eating habits The challenge has three nutrition levels with slightly different YES/NO foods. You learn which … Continue reading Five Reasons to do the Lifestyle Challenge

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

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, … Continue reading Holiday Nutrition Tips