Many who seek fat loss too often rely on exercise and nutrition advice from their body-building brother-in-law. But body builders, especially competitive body builders, design their routines to bulk up. Which is not the goal of most people. And common mantra of weight lifters is “high-protein/low-carb” dieting. But the body needs carbohydrates for energy. Check out this article from the National Academy of Sports Medicine.
With so much information swirling about regarding the “proper” nutrition, it is often difficult to know what guidance to follow and what guidance to ignore. My advice: stop listening to Gym Bro at your fitness center about more protein and low carbs. Instead, visit this website for some sound information.
Consumed correctly, meats can be vital for our daily nutrition. Being careful to select the right types and limiting the portions, meats are healthy food choices. Oh … and eggs can be healthy, too. Use this link for details.
Two common questions among those seeking to get fit: “How do I turn this fat into muscle?” and “If I stop exercising, will my muscle turn to fat?” And the scientific answer for both questions is absolutely not. Check this link for the details.
Quite frankly, not all vegetables and fruits are created equally. Some are more healthy than others. The less healthy, though, should not be ignored. However, the video at this link describes which are healthier.
Portion sizes need not be a frustrating exercise in science and math. Just visually divide your dinner plate into approximate sizes. And fill in the squares. Bon appetite!