How To Count Your Steps For Weight Loss

Does Your Body Adapt To NEAT Or Walking, Making Your Step Count Less Effective At A Certain Point? Total daily energy expenditure (TDEE) is the net amount of energy utilized by people to maintain core physiological functions and to allow movement. The four main components of energy balance determine TDEE: Basal metabolic rate (BMR), the […]
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What Does Your Body Store As Fat Easiest? Carbs vs. Fats

Is it harder for the body to store carbs as fat, than it is to store fat as fat? Total daily energy intake and expenditure dictate whether we store energy or use energy. The first thing to consider when answering the above question is if someone is in a caloric surplus, meaning eating more than […]
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Is Flexible Dieting Good For Weight Loss? IIFYM vs. Meal Plans

Is Flexible or Rigid Dieting Better For Weight Loss? People who use a flexible diet focus on the overall calories and macronutrients while manipulating food choices to meet their nutrition goals. For example, they may use different types of fruits, vegetables, and grains throughout the week. They may also adapt to social situations by having […]
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Does Cortisol Affect Fat Loss?

Do High Cortisol Levels Prevent Fat Loss From Occurring? [Research Review] Cortisol is a glucocorticoid (GC) hormone. Glucocorticoids are strong inhibitors of inflammatory processes and are widely used to treat pain and injuries. For example, baseball pitchers and football quarterbacks often get cortisone shots in their shoulders so they can continue playing. Cortisol also helps […]
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