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Eating Healthy

Ask Levi: Does Cooking Diminish All Health Benefits?
While it is a good idea to eat your fruits and vegetables and other health foods, is that enough? Sometimes you may need to eat Read more.

Rolled Oats and Steel Cut Oats – Is There a Difference?
There is a big debate about which is healthier, rolled oats or steel cut oats. Let us compare the various types of oats and oatmeal Read more.

5 Reasons Oatmeal Is The Perfect Breakfast for a Long Day
If I have a long day ahead of me, there's only one option for breakfast - oatmeal. Oatmeal is quite simply the perfect breakfast for Read more.

How To Eat Healthy At Fast Food Joints
Whether you want to or not, you’re going to end up eating at a fast food joint. Perhaps you’re traveling in a new area, strapped Read more.

5 Proven Strategies To Prevent Holiday Weight Gain
If the sales flyers and shopping bargains haven't tipped you off yet, the holidays are here! And, as usual, they brought along friends like cold Read more.

How To Really “Have It Your Way” At A Restaurant
Have you ever gone out to eat and made a special request for your food to be prepared in a more healthy manner? Sometimes you’ll Read more.

Recent articles

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 Read more.

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 Read more.

25+ Websites (And Apps) That Will Track Your Fitness and Weight Loss
Remember the days when you had to track all your workouts and food intake on paper? And you had to research calorie counts and do Read more.

My Stance on Research Studies (And Why I Don’t Like Them)
Do research studies annoy anyone else as much as they annoy me? I hardly ever mention research studies here on CoachLevi.com, and it’s highly unlikely Read more.

Ask Levi: Rebounders and Mini Trampolines for Recovery?
Today's question is about the possibility of using a mini trampoline (aka rebounder) for recovery purposes after hard workouts... Read more.

Fat Loss With The Primal Blueprint: My Experience and Results
You probably saw my review of The Primal Blueprint. Now here are my results from testing out the Primal fat loss diet... Read more.

Soothe Your Aching Muscles With a Sea Salt Bath
As an endurance athlete, you're probably looking for every possible way to soothe your sore muscles and recover faster. Lots of cyclists take ibuprofen and Read more.

Dissecting FRS Energy Drink – What Makes It Work?
Looking for a cheaper alternative to expensive energy drinks like FRS? While I do like FRS Healthy Energy, it's a bit on the expensive side, Read more.

Ask Levi: Why Do You Like Artificial Sweeteners?
Artificial sweeteners are controversial and probably dangerous. I do not recommend aspartame, sucralose, saccharin, or any other artificial sweeteners. Read more.

The Best Fish Oil Supplements [Comparison Chart]
Omega-3 fatty acids are such an important part of your diet, here is a quick comparison chart I made to compare various fish oil supplements, Read more.

Ask Levi: How Can I Cure My Heel Spurs?
If you are suffering from heel spurs or Plantar Fasciitis, here are a few remedies you can try to cure the problem or at least Read more.

Ask Levi: Could Diet Drinks Be Causing My Bladder Infections?
Here we discuss the side effects of diet drinks and aspartame and a possible link to bladder infections, while deciding on a healthy diet... Read more.

Ask Levi: Are There Any Caffeine-Free Energy Drinks?
Is it possible to find an energy drink that is caffeine-free? It seems like a strange request, but there are indeed a few energy drinks Read more.

The Complete Guide To FRS Healthy Energy Ingredients
While no one seems to care about normal drinks such as Powerbar Endurance, I get a barrage of questions about every drink from FRS. So Read more.

3 Simple Ways to Get Energized – For FREE
With all the marketing campaigns out there touting the benefits of each new energy drink, you might think that there's no way to get energized Read more.

Ask Levi: High Blood Pressure and FRS Healthy Energy
If you have looked at the ingredients in FRS Healthy Energy, whether it be the FRS liquid concentrate, FRS cans, or even the FRS powder, Read more.

Black Cherry Juice – A Natural Anti-Inflammatory
Expensive, exotic juices have been all the rage for the past few years, with claims from "boosts energy levels" to "cures cancer" and everything in Read more.

Sunscreen – Friend or Foe?
Every year, just before summer begins, newspapers and magazines are filled with articles reminding you to use sunblock or risk getting skin cancer. The advice Read more.