Is Spinach a Performance Enhancing Food? On the Role of Dietary Nitrates as Ergogenic Aids Do you remember Popeye the Sailor Man and the secret behind his super-human strength? Before punching the bad guys in the face, he used to gulp down a can full of spinach. And, yes, I’m aspiring to write quite seriously about
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Luis Villasenor has been interviewed in issue 30 (April 2017) of EXAMINE.com’s Research Digest (ERD). In case you don’t know what EXAMINE.com is, let me tell you that it should be your first stop when researching information about supplements and nutrition, as it is an unbiased source of information that investigates and researches independently so there are no conflicts
In their myopic “chasing of ketones”, a lot of low carbers have been decieved into chasing ketones, instead of results. They forget why they even started Keto in the first place, and in most cases, they did so to lose weight (yes, there are other valid approaches such as increased mind focus, treating a neurological
Joe and Amber from THE PRIMAL EXAMPLE podcast recently interviewed me to talk about what it really means to be ketogenic, or to burn ketones instead of glucose for energy. How does bodybuilding while keto work? How do stress and alcohol affect ketosis? Should you measure your blood ketones, and who should try intermittent fasting?
Recently, on a popular Italian blog which supports the so-called “Paleo Diet,” I had the chance to read a series of articles about Ketogenic and Low-Carb diets. From the author’s point of view, they can’t work in the athletic performance, both in the endurance and the anaerobic/glycolytic context. On top of that, always relating to
Basic Strategies For Successful Fat Loss – Video Interview With Tristan Haggard of Primal Edge Health
Tristan Haggard from Primal Edge Health.com and Luis Villaseñor chat about some basic strategies for sustained fat loss, the importance of protein when dieting, why nutrient density is important, and even some cooking lessons from the Primal Edge Cookbook. On this video, we talk about: Strategies for sustained fat loss Whole foods + Nutrient density
When I was a child, I slept… well, like a baby. I remember waking up at 6:00 AM bright and refreshed all the way up until puberty. As I grew, so did my mind and all the exciting things in life to think about. It would run, and run and run. I struggle with insomnia
I want to share this quote here, especially with the influx of new people who have just recently joined the various online groups we manage: “In the age of information, ignorance is a choice” – Donnie Miller One of the main reasons that got me into nutrition and fitness in the first place, and eventually
A question I’ve come across seemingly increasingly in the past few months, is a variation of, is it safe for kids to eat keto, including women during pregnancy and breastfeeding? This is where a simple disambiguation between a well and poorly formulated diet should end the discussion but let’s dig a little bit deeper into
Everybody is worried about Cholesterol. You are; your doctor, your family. Yet few can explain how it actually relates to Cardio Vascular Disease, and what can you do to prevent it. In this interview, Luis chats with Dave Feldman of thecholesterolcode.com about his recent findings, and how can one actually “hack” cholesterol to incredible low levels.
So here I sit…alone in a cabin in the woods feeling a bit like Henry David Thoreau. Being outside in the darkness, feeling the breeze move across my face, miles from highways and enjoying the sound of nothingness affords a person time to think. Time is granted to reflect on what is, at this point,