Nutrition

Get the FREE “Ultimate Guide to Low Carb Diets”. Skip the hype and learn what really works.

Get the free Ultimate Guide to Low Carb Diets from Dr. John Berardi. You’ll learn how to navigate the confusing world of Keto, Paleo, and Low-carb diets. The post Get the FREE “Ultimate Guide to Low Carb Diets”. Skip the hype and learn what really works. appeared first on Precision Nutrition. Workout Tips Precision Nutrition

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Nutrition

Sweet potatoes vs. potatoes: Which are really healthier? [Infographic]

Sweet potatoes vs. potatoes: A nutritional debate fueled by misinformation, baseless ‘superfood’ obsessions, and carbohydrate phobias. Here’s how these tubers compare — and why both deserve a place in your diet. ++++ A few years back, some crazy nutrition enthusiasts decided to figure out whether white or sweet potatoes were “healthier”. One group compared the glycemic index and load of sweet potatoes vs. potatoes. They suggested that since white potatoes tend to be higher, they should be avoided. Another group suggested that sweet potatoes are a vitamin A ‘superfood’, putting…

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Nutrition

Sweet vs. regular potatoes: Which potatoes are really healthier?

It’s an age-old debate: the sweet vs. the regular potato. Which should you be eating for maximum health? Well, in today’s article, we’ll look to the research and crown an undisputed champion. We also created a cool visual guide. Check out the infographic here… Why’s there a debate in the first place? In recent years, the sweet potato (but not the regular potato) has enjoyed “superfood” status among healthy eaters and regular exercisers. Some researchers have suggested that potatoes might carry harmful anti-nutrients. Others that their glycemic index (GI) is…

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Exercise & Fitness

Is There Really Any Benefit to Tracking Your Sleep?

Photograph by Getty Images Find out how to use the data for better, more restful shuteye Sleep tracking is everywhere, mostly because many fitness trackers now offer some form of sleep data alongside activity levels, food logs, and heart rate. It’s a logical step, since scientists have learned that sleep plays a huge role in nearly every aspect of our wellbeing. Numerous studies have associated better sleep with lower heart risks, better athletic performance, even higher libido, among other benefits. So there’s no argument that sleep is important. But, are…

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