Why “counting macros” might not be the best idea

Before I get started, I want to clarify that there isn’t anything inherently wrong with counting macros. For those of you who are unfamiliar with the practice, “counting macros” refers to measuring a person’s daily intake of macronutrients (carbohydrates, fat, and protein) and keeping them below certain levels. While it is certainly possible to establish a … More Why “counting macros” might not be the best idea

Caffeine FAQ

What is caffeine? Technically speaking, caffeine is a stimulant drug. This means that it increases the activity of the nervous system, making us feel energized.  In addition to boosting energy, caffeine temporary raises blood pressure and blood sugar levels, improves motor coordination, cognitive function, and endurance, and increases metabolic rate in adults. It also acts … More Caffeine FAQ

Fermented Grains

  Almost every aspect of health is influenced by the body’s microbiome — that is, the “good bacteria” in our digestive system, on our skin, and in other areas of the body. Bacteria are essential for good health not only because they produce many of the vitamins and minerals that we need, but they also … More Fermented Grains