Nutrition

Meal plans usually suck. Here are 6 better ways to transform your diet.

Lots of people looking to improve their eating think meal plans are the answer. The only problem? Meal plans usually suck… and they rarely last. So, instead of prescribing yet another doomed eating regimen, check out these 6 ways to transform any diet in a sustainable way. ++++ “Do I get a meal plan?” This is the most common question we get from folks who are considering, or just started out in, our nutrition coaching programs. The answer: No, we don’t do meal plans. But we can’t blame people for…

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Exercise & Fitness

This Guy Claims a Vegan Diet Cured His Colorectal Cancer—But Did It Really?

Photograph courtesy of Mucasamoo Foundation Rob Mooberry took a break from standard treatment and went vegan. Then his cancer shrunk by 80% Rob Mooberry was given just a few weeks to live. His colorectal cancer had reached the critical stage 4 diagnoses, and he was in pain. Chemotherapy, radiation, and invasive surgeries were the doctor’s orders, but after the first round, Mooberry decided his body needed a break. “…When I finished chemo, the oncologists were saying I would need to do more straight away and I really didn’t want to,”…

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Exercise & Fitness

4 Ways Tweaking Your Diet Can Help You Bulk Up

Photograph by Getty Images Carolyn Brown, R.D., hits you with the facts If you want to bulk up, you can’t rely on just hitting the gym. What you put into your body plays an extremely important part, too. From the sources of nutrients you choose to the amount of protein you consume, here are four tips from Carolyn Brown, R.D., nutritionist at Foodtrainers, to help you build muscle, so you can look good and feel good. 1. All Calories Are Not Created Equal “You can’t bulk up on a crappy…

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Exercise & Fitness

Gwyneth Paltrow’s Latest Diet Advice Isn’t Just Wrong, It’s Dangerous

Rodale Inc. GOOP’s latest diet advice is a dangerous fail Gwyneth Paltrow is an actress. She’s not a doctor, she’s not a nutritionist, and despite the fact that she works out a lot, she is decidedly not a fitness expert. Which is why it’s always surprising that she feels she has the unique authority to tell people exactly how to lose weight and live healthfully (even as she’s called out for it again and again). The actress (sure, an Oscar-winning one, but again, not a doctor), has long drawn ire…

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