On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass

As the evidence for intermittent fasting ("time restricted feeding") continues to become more and more robust, the discussion is shifting from "Is the purported effect real?" to "Who are the populations who can best put this to use?". Some of the early adopters (recently, not historically) were certain athletes tired of counting every morsel of … Continue reading On Fasting, Longevity, and Lean Mass

On Self-Control

One of the things I teach clients in the Smart Nutrition program is how behavior, self-control, and environment all play a role in the decisions we make. When we're stressed and exhausted, we don't make the best decisions. When we need a nap, we don't always shut the computer. When we should be engaging with … Continue reading On Self-Control

On Time-Restricted Feeding

I've received a number of emails recently from people who, due in large part of podcasts and tweets regarding studies done on animals, are gravely concerned that their eating patterns are messing with their circadian rhythm, including when they drink their coffee. The idea that coffee during the fasting window is actually signaling the circadian pacemaker … Continue reading On Time-Restricted Feeding