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Glycemic Index, Glycemic Load, and Insulin Index – Explained!

Once low carb diets got popular, and everyone waged war on sugar, they needed more ways to state that certain foods were to be avoided. Looking at the amount of carbs and sugar in a certain food was too easy. That’s when we started seeing frequent references

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How Many Calories Do I Burn When Bicycling? (The Answer, From a Biologist!)

Joining us today is biologist Dr. Matthew Papaconstantinou. Matthew received his PhD in Medicinal Chemistry and conducted postdoctoral research for 5 years in the field of blood biochemistry at Washington University School of Medicine in Saint Louis, MO. Matthew is an avid windsurfer who lives in the

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Book Review: The Metabolism Advantage

Despite being a Precision Nutrition member for years, and reading Dr. John Berardi’s articles for years before that, I completely missed his 2006 book titled The Metabolism Advantage. The book is apparently out of print today, but you can still get the ebook on Kindle for $9.32

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Ask Levi: How to Calculate My Daily Calorie Needs?

Today’s question is about calculating calorie needs, Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR,) and (gasp!) starvation mode… Hey Coach, I have been working to lose some weight and done some research in it but am a little confused on calculating my caloric needs. I checked several sites to determine

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Ask Levi: Do You Really Need Electrolytes?

A commenter recently remarked that the sugar and electrolytes in Gatorade aren’t needed. That is a very broad generalization, and those tend to be wrong, so here are my thoughts on the issue of sports drinks and their sugar, calories, and electrolytes…

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Hi, I'm Coach Levi. I'm a USA Cycling Certified Level 3 Coach as well as Level 1 Certified with Precision Nutrition. Want to feel better, ride faster, and look great? Let's work together!

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