I could easily spend this whole article talking about how you need to optimize your omega 3 to 6 ratio, ensure you are ingesting optimal levels of phytonutrients, or the need to protein fast at regular intervals, but what is going to be most beneficial to help you achieve your fitness goals are timeless principles that will allow you to easily sniff out the pseudoscience from the legit science in the burgeoning field of nutrition. These principles are:
For the vast majority of people there is no need to micromanage and become neurotic about your diet. If you follow these timeless principles and listen to your body you can experience improved health and performance. There is no need to look like your favourite athlete or celebrity (who is most likely on a whole slew of pharmaceuticals to maintain that look) but instead aim to be the healthiest and most energetic version of yourself. These timeless principles will allow you to maximize your results without obsessing over the number of calories you are eating so you can spend that time doing what you love.
If you can’t sustain it, it’s not worth it.
I am a medical student who is obsessed with the Be Activated Muscle Activation Technique, mastering movement and understanding what makes humans thrive.