Ryan Andrews is an incredibly knowledgable dietician with an MS in nutrition. He is part of the Dream Team at Precision Nutrition. His expertise is vast and well-founded. Here he shares his insights on FRUITS and VEGETABLES. Take a look... All About Fruits & Vegetables By Ryan Andrews (Read article on PN website) What are fruits & vegetables? “Vegetable” is actually not a scientific term and simply refers to the edible part of the plant: roots/tubers, stems, leaves, etc. A fr
Good foods vs. Bad foods.
And my shocking snack last night. By John Berardi, Ph.D. I’m always amazed at what people set up in their minds as “good” food and “bad” food. “Healthy” food and “guilty” food. “Lean” food and “fat” food. For some, bread is bad.
And anyone who could possibly eat bread isn’t very healthy. For some, eggs are bad.
And anyone who could possibly eat eggs isn’t very healthy. For some, meat is bad.
And anyone who could possibly eat meat isn’t healthy.
WHAT IS INFLAMMATION? Inflammation is part of the body's immune response to self-protect, clear out damage, and begin the healing process. Inflammation is beneficial. Say, for example, you sprain your ankle. Your foot swells up, right? Here's what's happening: Your muscles are made up of bundles of muscle fibers. When the fibers are damaged, inflammatory cells rush in to clear out the damaged tissue and spur fibers to regenerate. The muscle fiber repair cells -- called macrop