1. What is the most common misconception about calories?
I’d say it’s the belief that calories from different foods are worth more or less. It’s true that fats are higher density in calories than protein or carbohydrates. But... Read more
There are many benefits to being vegetarian and vegan. Regardless of why you chose such a lifestyle, it’s not enough to simply cut the meat, poultry, and seafood from your daily menu. Animal products do offer nutrients that support growth, body... Read more
These days, protein is a powerful word. So powerful that more and more food companies are boasting about the protein content of their foods and manufacturing newer protein-rich products to meet our demands for the essential nutrient. Why? Ask the ave... Read more
Editor's Note: After much deliberation, food writer John "Mr. Bad Food" McGran has come up with the "best" of the worst foods he’s reviewed over the past year.
Here there are in his words (in no particul... Read more
Protein supplements are popular among casual exercisers, serious bodybuilders, dieters and even non-exercisers for many reasons. Most people know that protein is an essential nutrient for overall health that helps promote fullness and also plays... Read more
i don't know why I try to diet or take things away, it feels like punishment. I'm so over it. Diets are really hard and a lot of the time they are gross. I like healthy food why can't I allow myself to just eat and be merry? I bet It would be nice... Read more
Had weight loss surgery 2 1/2 years ago. Have to drink 2 protein shakes a day. TIRED of the same shakes every day!! Anyone have any delicious ideas?! I have chocolate, vanilla, unflavored, and chicken soup flavored protein powder to work with. Any in... Read more
A Consumer Reports review in the July issue highlights their recent laboratory findings regarding protein drinks. They tested fifteen drinks using an outside laboratory and discovered some disturbing results. Since we previously provided a review of... Read more
Whey is produced after an edible acidic substance such as lemon juice or complex enzymes called rennet is added to milk for purposes of making cheese. During this process, the proteins in the milk, called casein, coagulate, resulting in a product bet... Read more
If there was a group called Carb-o-holics anonymous....I would probably be President! I love my carbs...I could eat pasta and bread for every meal. Of course this is probably how I got myself into this position in the first place! Oh well, you got... Read more
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