This post is a collection of interesting things I found about food on the internet


11 common diet mistakes to avoid while training

Many cyclists don’t understand what a huge part their diets play in their training and racing. It’s a cliché, but when it comes to sports you are what you eat. And if you’re out there cycling every day, you really can’t afford to get it wrong. Here we show you how to spot and avoid the top 11 most common diet mistakes.

The sugar conspiracy

In 1972, a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. How did the world’s top nutrition scientists get it so wrong for so long?

The Flavor Connection

Scientists recently put this hypothesis to the test by creating a flavor map, a variant of which we have reproduced here

So Apparently Bananas Are as Bad for You as Cookies and French Fries? [INFOGRAPHIC]

9 Things You Should Know About Your Caffeine Habit

Women on birth control metabolize caffeine twice as slowly—which means they get double the jolt from the same cup of coffee. And smokers metabolize it twice as fast.

Why Full-Fat Dairy May Be Healthier Than Low-Fat

…not all calories are equal—especially when it comes to weight gain. Also, focusing on calories-per-serving largely ignores a mammoth factor when it comes to obesity: fullness. Kratz says the fatty acids that are stripped out of reduced-fat dairy may help you feel full sooner and stay full longer…

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