The Flexible Dieting Collective Articles


Every article directly pertaining to Flexible Dieting. This includes a simple calculator, a thorough breakdown of each macronutrient, and much more. Time to read up and get eatin…

 


All About Macros: Dietary Fats

”Don’t eat that! It’s full of fat!” ”Oh this is okay, it’s a ‘good’ fat” ”You’ve all been lied to! Fat is the best thing ever.” Dietary Fat is probably the most controversial nutrient in existence. It’s completely essential to health but it’s also synonymous with excessive body fat. If that wasn’t hard enough to get straight, we’ve had years ...
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All About Macros – Carbohydrates

Let's get this out of the way... There's no such thing as a "good carb" or a "bad carb." Carbs are molecules without any moral agenda. Some carbs can make it easier to consume an excessive amount of calories regularly and that constant caloric surplus is what causes weight gain and a whole lot of health issues. It's not the ...
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All about Macros – Protein

This article is all about the science and research behind protein as a macronutrient. Click here for a guide to protein supplements or click here for a guide to building muscle. If You Want to Build Muscle, Eat Protein If you want to build your body in any meaningful way, you need the right building materials. Proteins are the ‘bricks’ ...
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The Essential Guide to Energy Balance and TDEE

Energy Balance: The Core Scientific Principle of Weight Loss and Gain Here's the regular dieting pattern - pick up a new diet based on seeing someone's grand success with it, learn all about he rules of this new way of eating, drop a few pounds pretty quickly and then BAM! You hit the wall and you stop losing weight despite ...
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The Essential Guide to Vitamins and Minerals

What Are Micronutrients? Micronutrients are vitamins and minerals. We all know that we need vitamins and minerals to be healthy, but do you know what they actually are? In this article we are going to dive into what vitamins and minerals do, why we need them, and where to get them. This is an "Essential Guide" meaning that we are ...
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The Complete Guide to Flexible Dieting

Dieting is simple, but it sure doesn't feel that way. That confusion is thanks to the cacophony of conflicting information and viewpoints coming out of the health & fitness industry. We’ve seen friends try the newest, most cutting-edge diet, watch as they lose a ton of weight, and listen as they exclaim that they feel healthier than they ever have ...
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Easiest Way to Calculate Your Macros

There's a lot of articles out there for how to calculate your macros. But a lot of them are very wordy and try to explain everything as you go through it. Not this article. One thing: you will need to have an estimate of your body fat. For a quick reference click here. If you want to learn about flexible ...
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