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Are you under-eating? Well, knock it off!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 22, 2015
Filed Under: A Little Advice...

NPR ran a segment recently on how many young female athletes tend to undereat, which can result in female athlete triad syndrome: irregular menstruation, low energy, and weak bones.  The piece focuses on the bone thing, which i

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Calorie Calculators? Who needs ’em?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 16, 2015
Filed Under: A Little Advice...

The other day, I ate dirt while getting fancy on the Honey Badger (translation: I crashed my mountain bike because I was riding like an idiot) and scraped up my knee pretty good. As expected, it bled actual blood instead of petr

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Do Crash Diets Get The Green Light?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | October 17, 2014
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

If you’re willing to swallow a new study from Down Under, it looks like “crash diet” is no longer a dirty word. (Technically, it’s two words, but you get my point.) Researchers at the University of Melbour

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Auto-Cannibal Dieting: Eat yourself thin, literally

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | July 9, 2014
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

I like to fantasize that people read my blog and follow the nutrition plans I create because, like OMG, good food is totally awesome! Seriously, you don’t care about building muscle, dropping a few el bees, hammering w

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Diet soda: weight loss wonder or canned crap?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 27, 2014
Filed Under: Fight the Power!, Studies A Go-Go

Wouldn’t it be rad if diet soda and other “foods” packed with artificial sweeteners were, like, miracle foods? That way, we could eat and drink them all day long while losing weight, reversing diabetes, clearing

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It’s Faulty Diet Fixes Friday!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 21, 2014
Filed Under: Fight the Power!

Happy Friday, Nerd Herd! I hope you all have big plans this weekend. What am I up to? Glad you asked! Last weekend was my first ever cycling race, the UCLA Road Race out in beautiful(ish) Pearblossom, CA, where I spent a little

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