Diet and Nutrition

Author Archives: Alan Aragon

The Dirt on Clean Eating

We’ve all heard the terms 'clean' and 'dirty' with respect to foods and diet. Alan Aragon sheds some light on the subject as only he can. This is a must read for anyone who is serious about their health and appearance. Read More »

Is there a limit to how much protein the body can use in a single meal?


Introduction A longstanding belief in fitness circles is that the body can only use a certain amount of protein per meal, and the excess is either oxidized or excreted. The ballpark range thrown around is 20-30 grams, with 30 grams being perhaps the most common figure. This guideline has led many trainees to go through the pains of consuming multiple ... Read More »

Fish Oil – Just The Facts


The Dawn of Fat Phobia If you have a few years of training under your belt, you can probably remember what I call the “Fat-Free 80’s.” Think back to a time when dietary fat was the enemy. Ah, yes, a time when fat-free products lined the shelves of the supermarket. A time when it was not a bad thing to ... Read More »