Probably more widely debated than any other diet in scientific and consumer literature is the high-protein/low-carbohydrate diet.
A review of some of the most popular diet programs reveals that they fall along a continuum from “anti-carbohydrate” to “anti-fat.” The Standard American Diet (SAD) is typically comprised of 43-50% carbs. Low carbohydrate diets have been a popular trend for many trying to lose weight, as well as athletes
Last year, Americans bought more than $10 billion worth of gluten-free products. Are your clients among those jumping on this trend for weight loss? If so, what does that mean for them? Here we explore this and three other trends, so you can see how they impact active adults. Note:
By Brian Sutton MS, MA, CES, PES, NASM-CPT The world of nutrition is full of controversy, both disagreements within the scientific community as well as discrepancies (often marketing driven) between consumer media reports. Nowhere is this dissension more evident than in the discussion of dieting. A diet gaining popularity in the