Blogs about Fat Metabolism

The Secret To Burning Fat Instead of Sugar

In any type of exercise or athletic training, optimal performance is reached when our primary source of fuel is fat instead of sugar. Fat stores are sustainable forms of energy, while sugars (i.e., glucose) are unsustainable forms of energy.

So What Is The Scoop On Dietary Fat?

  Fat…just what the heck good is it anyway? Well, there’s lots of good about it actually. Some fats are actually so good that you need them in your diet (think Omega-3 fats!) So, let’s get a run-down on what is so good about this macronutrient. 

What is a balanced diet?

Marconutrients:At each meal/snack if you consume a good balance of proteins, fats, and carbs, you will experience sustained energy. Some call this the metabolic test.Micronutrients:Getting the correct balance of vitamins and minerals into the body at the cellular level is much harder to do. If there is one thing I learned from my degree in nutrition it was the complexity of interactions of vitamins and minerals and the mirad of outcomes from such. What do you do?

Introducing A Macronutrient You Need

Here’s something great you should get in your diet…like it’s really good and has so many benefits. Eating it helps to insulate your body and preserve body heat, helps to protect your organs, prolongs digestion giving you a longer lasting feeling of fullness, is essential in helping you utilize vitamins A, D, E and K, produces important hormones and your body can actually use it for energy. So what is this near miracle food? FAT! 3 cheers for fat! 

Where Did We Go Wrong? - Part 4

Here’s Part 4 of the “Where Did We Go Wrong” series.  I’ve discussed where we went wrong with proteins, carbs, and water.  So the only thing left to discuss for this series is fats. First and foremost, YOU SHOULD NOT BE AFRAID TO EAT FAT OR SEARCH FOR FAT-FREE FOODS!!!!

NEED A LITTLE HELP???

Need a little help? Here are 6 ways to lose some fat. Number 6 is not my favorite but the first 5 are great advice.http://authoritynutrition.com/6-proven-ways-to-lose-belly-fat/

The 5 Practices of Fat Loss

HEYlifetraining's “Food Bites” will share what's healthy and hot and what's not in the food industry.

More Than Just Fat Loss: Metabolic Flexibility, Part 1

More often than not, people are searching for fat loss.  That is their goal.  Sometimes the word “fat” can be a little harsh to some.  Thomas Cox, the founder of MealFit, says, “The worst thing we’ve done as a society is label someone as a macronutrient.  We literally call people fat.”  Fat is a harsh term because of what we have made it to be.  Now people prefer the term “weight” as in a goal of weight loss.  Weight can be a number of things.  Fat is fat.  So we need to d

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