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Nutrition, health, training, and life and purpose articles with a liberal dose of off-topic content
Association of changes in red meat consumption with total and cause specific mortality among US women and men
A recent study has been highly promoted in the media as another ‘nail in the coffin’ for red meat, suggesting increased risk of death from eating red meat. But was this effect really shown?
Cliff talks with former pro bodybuilder and entrepreneur, Toney ‘the X-man’ Freeman.
A Summary of Our Research: How did people ‘feel’ on a keto diet? Very little research has been conducted on people’s subjective experiences of diet. The study of this is incredibly important because if we are to properly understand diet and prescribe, based on holistic effects, we need to know
No matter where you look nowadays, someone is trying to sell you on a diet, pill or potion that promises to help you ‘detox’. In contrast, there are myriad scientists that will tell you that ‘detoxing’ is a bunch of BS and that there is no benefit to any diet
A summary of our research: Ketogenic supplements Low-carb diets and ketogenic diets are becoming increasingly popular for both lifestyle reasons and for the improvement of health and performance. However, there is little evidence for the superiority of keto- vs less restrictive low-carb approaches in the research. Greater carbohydrate restriction does
A lot of people freak out about protein when following a ketogenic diet. There is an idea that eating a high, or even moderate protein diet, will result in large amounts of glucose creation from amino acids in protein (gluconeogenesis). However, this idea is unfounded and there are significant benefits
The Carb-Appropriate Podcast Ep.13 Paul ‘Cadsy’ Cadman is a nutrition and performance coach specialising in custom nutrition, supplementation, and training programming for endurance athletes. I love chatting to Cadsy as he is a self-experimenter who’s always willing to do the hard yards, walking the talk, before applying it with his
The 2019 edition One of the most common questions any nutritionist gets is “So, what do YOU eat?” This is not necessarily the best question for a client to ask, because what I do, will not always be what you should do. On the other hand, the example of someone
Issue 1 | Volume 1 | June 2019 In this issue: Keto-Flu, Ketogenesis, And Carb-Tolerance… A summary of our research Research commentary: Does fasting make you dumb? Two days of calorie deprivation impairs high level cognitive processes, mood, and self-reported exertion during aerobic exercise: A randomized double-blind, placebo-controlled study It’s
8 Simple virtues for living with passion and purpose in the post-truth era A new book by Cliff Harvey PhD Do you feel like you’re drifting through life without passion and purpose? Or perhaps you just don’t feel like you’re as happy or healthy or performing in life to the
A monthly research review by Cliff Harvey PhD (c) Are you sick of reading boring research reports that you don’t understand? In this monthly review, Cliff breaks down nutrition, health and performance topics, and summarises the latest, trending research in plain English The Carb-Appropriate Review only costs $10 USD per
The Carb-Appropriate Podcast Ep.12 In this episode I chatted again to my buddy Dr Dan Plews. Dan Plews is a PhD researcher, coach, and weapon endurance athlete. His research has looked extensively at the application of Heart Rate Variability for measuring fatigue and recovery in athletes, along with hydration, electrolytes
The Carb-Appropriate Podcast Ep.11 Julian Mitchell is a physio turned myco-entrepreneur. He is as passionate about mushrooms and their use as both food and medicine as I am, and I was stoked to chat with him on this episode of the cast. Julian is one of the founders of Life
The Carb-Appropriate Podcast Ep.10 In this episode of the cast I chatted with my good buddy and colleague Dr Eric Helms about physical culture, low- vs high carb, getting big and jacked and much more! Eric is a coach, athlete, author, and educator. He earned pro status as a natural
The Carb-Appropriate Podcast Ep.9 Super-stoked to chat with my buddy and colleague, leader in the wholefood, lower-carb nutrition field in New Zealand, Dr Mikki Williden. Not to be missed for anyone interested in an evidence-based, yet holistic (and simple!) approach to eating for health and performance. Find Mikki at https://mikkiwilliden.com/ Mikki