Top Ten Fasting Myths Debunked

Or “Top Ten Diet Myths Debunked“. That would have fit almost as well. Ok, so in retrospect, I think I screwed up on the title. Many myths just happened to be connected to intermittent fasting (meal frequency, breakfast skipping, etc.). Well, live and learn. November 4th Addendum Section added at the end of the article. […]

Occam’s Razor

Occam’s razor is a principle named after the 14th-century logician, theologian and Franciscan friar, William of Ockham. In short terms, it means that you shouldn’t make your hypotheses more complex than they need to be. The simplest explanation or strategy is often the right one. Sadly, it’s rarely applied in the fitness industry or among […]

New Meal Frequency Study

This just in: Increased meal frequency does not promote greater weight loss in subjects who were prescribed an 8-week equi-energetic energy-restricted diet. Well, nothing new here really, but it bears repeating: a high meal frequency does not speed up metabolism or fat loss. Another nail in the coffin for that tired old myth. Since this […]