Chances are, if you have been working out for a while you have tried at least one fad diet. From paleo to keto to carb cycling, you have probably heard it all… and sometimes it can be hard to discern what is hype from what is scientifically validated. Today we are going to look at two “styles” of eating: flexible dieting and following a meal plan.
When you consume these types of PROCESSED foods frequently, the taste buds adapt to those flavors and they are stored in the brain as the natural or reference flavor of certain foods, therefore, when you eat natural and healthy food they can seem less tasty (1). The fact that healthy food does not seem so appetizing at first can be an obstacle to being consistent in a healthier lifestyle, however, this can be avoided.
Blood flow. It’s a lot more useful than looking all veiny & bigger in the gym for your gym crush. Let me explain how! Blood flow is often referred to as “Vasodilation”, it refers to the widening of blood vessels.