Best Nutrition and Fitness Articles April 4, 2018

These are the top health articles I find around the web that I think are cutting edge, cool, and just plain awesome.

The articles this week are pretty neat but the one you should read about is how Stress causes fat… basically how the timing of stress… when is the worst time to have it… that and many more cool things this week!



Pasta Was Linked to Weight Loss in a New Study by Sarah Klein

While your friends are off experimenting with the Whole30 plan or dabbling in the keto diet, here’s a refreshing bit of pro-carb news: Eating pasta has been linked with losing weight in a new study. However it was a very small ammount of pasta they ate (which is hard to do… like half a cup)… so with that said take this study for what it is worth… they didn’t lose much weight either…


Timing of stress-hormone pulses controls weight gain By Stanford School of Medicine

New research provides the first molecular understanding of why people gain weight due to chronic stress, disrupted circadian rhythms and treatment with glucocorticoid drugs: It’s all in the timing of the dips and rises of a class of hormones called glucocorticoids — predominantly the “stress hormone” cortisol, according to a new study by Stanford University School of Medicine researchers.

Nutritional Supplements

Bananas vs. Sports Drinks? Bananas Win in Study by Gretchen Reynolds

A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery, according to a new study comparing the cellular effects of carbohydrates consumed during sports.

It found that a banana, with its all-natural package, provides comparable or greater anti-inflammatory and other benefits for athletes than sports drinks. But there may be a downside, and it involves bloating.

Fitness Technology

Best Health Tech Gadgets And Gizmos For 2018 by Lee Bell

Here are the best health tech gadgets for 2018, in no particular order… some are… well not fitness but I guess health???