Being metabolically flexible helps performance, but do you need an app to track it?
Eating right looks different for athletes, and following vague nutrition maxims can have a surprisingly negative impact
‘Maintenance Phase’ hosts Aubrey Gordon and Michael Hobbes are tackling everything from Halo Top ice cream to the war on obesity
Overcomplicating sports nutrition wastes money and time. It also perpetuates privilege.
Actually, we can’t get everything we need from nature
The food-mood connection is interesting, but the research is still in its infancy. Here’s what we know.
Eating disorders affect people of all backgrounds, at all weights. To tackle them, we first need to reframe the way we think and talk about them.
The popular app promises weight loss without dieting. Then it proposes restrictive eating habits.
We asked a handful of athletes competing in Tokyo in various sports to share how they fuel themselves
The nutrition trend is all over TikTok, and it’s actually not a bad idea
The buzziest supplement on the market might just live up to the hype. Here are our favorite new products.
Quick fixes and one-size-fits-all solutions abound in the world of wellness influencers. Here’s why you should avoid them.
Body fat is not a reliable indicator of health. So why are we obsessed with it?
Your microbiome absolutely impacts your health, but taking postbiotic supplements won’t do anything to help
The popular brand Oatly claims it’s a health food. The internet claims it’s more like a can of Coca-Cola.
Challenge what you think you know about diets, nutrition, and why we eat the way we do
Most trendy kitchen appliances are a waste of space. The air fryer is an exception.
Your diet impacts your health, but stop expecting so much from it
All food serves a purpose
Alternatives to animal products aren't necessarily better for you
The key to a good diet is flexibility
Spoiler: it isn't all that different from real ground beef
You can grind almost anything into a flour, but that doesn't mean you should. Here are six alternative flours that are actually worth trying.
Yes, it tastes great, but it's not a drug
Stop worrying about weight gain. The pandemic gives you enough to think about.
Plenty of food trends from this year should stay in the past. And a few of them should come with you into 2020.
A guide to help you wade through the misinformation and buy just what you need
Nutrition science isn't perfect. Here's why.
Here's how to tell if you're getting enough of this essential, overlooked nutrient
A good diet is a balance of nutrition, flexibility, and giving your body what it needs
Calorie counting can be a huge burden. Plus, you're probably terrible at it.
The breakfast staple has had a rough go of it in the last few decades. So are they good for you or not?
Old-school diets may have fallen out of favor, but diet messaging is still everywhere. Intuitive eating promises to help you drown it out.
Once again, science says that fruits, vegetables, and whole grains are really good for you
Trying to eat perfectly all the time is a losing battle