What are toxins? Should you detox? Perhaps cleanse?

Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. So you've probably heard that something about detoxing or doing cleanses. Perhaps you've read about weight … Continue reading What are toxins? Should you detox? Perhaps cleanse?

You hate fat people!

No, this blog doesn't hate fat people, and neither do I. It is undeniable that there are those who hate fat people: the fatpeoplehate subreddit and similar sites are a testament to this. Such content, however, is not welcome on this blog neither as posts nor as comments. There is a clear difference between wanting … Continue reading You hate fat people!

What is the Body Mass Index (BMI)?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We began our Rebuttals of Fatlogic series by talking about the starvation response (starvation mode for those who don't know) and … Continue reading What is the Body Mass Index (BMI)?

What is the glycemic response / glycemic index?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. Now that we have finished our series on what macronutrients are (see the individual posts on carbohydrates, proteins, lipids and alcohol … Continue reading What is the glycemic response / glycemic index?

What are macronutrients? – Alcohol 101

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about the starvation response (aka starvation mode), metabolic adaptation (aka metabolic damage), the thermic effect of … Continue reading What are macronutrients? – Alcohol 101

What are macronutrients? – Fats / Lipids 101

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about the starvation response (aka starvation mode), metabolic adaptation (aka metabolic damage), the thermic effect of … Continue reading What are macronutrients? – Fats / Lipids 101

What are macronutrients? – Proteins 101

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about the starvation response (aka starvation mode), metabolic adaptation (aka metabolic damage), the thermic effect of … Continue reading What are macronutrients? – Proteins 101

What are macronutrients? – Carbohydrates 101

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. In previous posts we've talked about the starvation response (aka starvation mode), metabolic adaptation (aka metabolic damage), the thermic effect of … Continue reading What are macronutrients? – Carbohydrates 101

What is thermogenesis?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We've previously covered starvation mode / starvation response, metabolic damage, and the thermic effect of food. This week we'll go over … Continue reading What is thermogenesis?

What is the thermic effect of food?

Obligatory disclaimer: I am not a medical doctor, and the content of this website was created for informational purposes only. Such content is not intended as a substitute for medical advice, treatment or diagnosis. We've previously talked about how the body responds to long term caloric restriction, and we've also dipped our feet into some … Continue reading What is the thermic effect of food?