- Calories and Energy Balance: How Weight Loss (or Gain) Occurs (Pt. 1)
- Is the Carbohydrate-Insulin Model of obesity over?
- Weight loss versus fat loss: important difference or pedantic point?
- Can excess protein get stored as body fat? Pt. 3
- Why weight loss diets work and fail: understanding the energy balance equation
Author Archives: decline104
Opening Comments Over the past 25-plus years carnitine has received a lot of attention, both from researchers and supplement companies alike. Indeed, both camps are interested in carnitine’s role in fat metabolism; however, it is for two very different reasons. … Continue reading
A Trial of Sugar-free or Sugar-sweetened Beverages and Body Weight in Children Janne C. de Ruyter, Margreet R. Olthof, Jacob C. Seidell, and Martijn B. Katan NEJM September 21, 2012 Full Text: http://www.nejm.org/doi/pdf/10.1056/NEJMoa1203034 Background The consumption of beverages that contain … Continue reading
Introduction Before I begin I just want to take a minute to thank (for the thousandth time) Layne, Eric and Alan for humbly doing this e-mail interview with me. For those of you who don’t know who these men are, … Continue reading
Opening Comments In the wake of a recent study published in JAMA , wherein participants on a low-carbohydrate, higher-protein diet had greater improvements in metabolic syndrome parameters (insulin sensitivity, HDL and triglycerides), I was asked the question, “why would anyone … Continue reading
Opening Comments Although my Blog is primarily used for my musings about sports-related nutritionand supplement topics, I would like to take some time and devote a portion of my Blog to something else that has recently become a major interest … Continue reading
Opening Comments Times may be tough, but people still want to get JACKED! That is, not unless the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) has something to say about it. Over the past couple of months things have really heated up … Continue reading
Opening Comments Today I want to talk about growth hormone. From what I’ve gathered over the past couple of weeks, there seems to be a prevailing notion that eating carbohydrates at night will somehow prevent natural growth hormone release from … Continue reading
Effects of arachidonic acid supplementation on training adaptations in resistance-trained males Roberts MD, Iosia M, Kerksick CM, Taylor LW, Campbell B, Wilborn CD, Harvey T, Cooke M, Rasmussen C, Greenwood M, Wilson R, Jitomir J, Willoughby D, Kreider RB. J … Continue reading