Videos, Weight loss advice

The Real Cause of Your Slow Metabolism: New Research You’ve Never Heard Of

It seems like every “weight loss guru” has their own theory for why metabolic slowdown happens after weight loss and why some people seem to have naturally slow metabolisms, but there is actual science out there–it’s just that no one seems to know about it.

Finding and interpreting academic articles is hard, but that’s what a huge chunk of my PhD training was for. So today I’m using that to bring you studies about a crazy cause of slow metabolisms–both in general and after weight loss–that you’ve probably never heard of.

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Why Keto & Carnivore Diets Might Make Some People Feel Healthier & Happier | 3 Reasons

Today I’m going over studies to talk about the specific group of people who might actually benefit from ketogenic (and carnivore) diets, and 3 reasons why some people report feeling better, healthier, and having more mental clarity on keto and carnivore diets.

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Intuitive Eating, Videos, Weight loss advice

Study: How to Trick your Hunger Hormones to Think You’re not Hungry

I’m going over a scientific study from Yale that found an easy, free strategy you can use any time to lower your hunger hormone (ghrelin) levels: changing the way you think about food.

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Nutrition, Videos

Studies: Only Some Types of Junkfood Cause Depression: Fast food vs Pastries vs Processed Food (+ Role of Exercise)

Today I’m sharing studies on how diet affects depression, specifically looking at fast food, pastries / baked goods, and processed foods. Only some of these categories actually seem to contribute to depression, whereas others don’t! I also talk about findings showing exercise plays a big role in how these foods contribute to depression. 

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Studies: How to Kill Your Fat Cells (Since Weight Loss Only Shrinks Them)

If you watched the part 1 video of this series, then you know that research suggests we can’t lose any fat cells once we’re adults–only shrink/fill them, or make more. But in this video, I’m sharing some recent studies that have discovered things we can do to actually kill our fat cells–that is, induce adipocyte apoptosis.

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Are You Stuck With All Your Fat Cells? | Effects of Childhood Weight

If you’re into weight loss science, then you’ve probably heard that we can’t create or destroy fat cells, only fill them up or shrink them. Well, the reality is actually a lot more interesting than that. In today’s video I go over 2 studies on how our fat cell counts are affected by weight gain/loss, and how our childhood eating habits change our bodies for the rest of our lives.

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Studies: Will Soy Give you Manboobs? Feminizing effects of soy in men

You’ve probably heard–especially if you’re male–that soy is bad for male hormones, will give you man boobs, etc. There’s been a lot of back and forth on it, but a new meta-analysis came out just recently to get to the bottom of all the research.

And in today’s video, I go over it to find out if soy actually has feminizing or hormone effects on men!

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Studies: Is your Healthy Plant-based Diet Actually Giving you Cancer? + How to Avoid it

Today I’m going over studies and data on a danger that’s lurking in some of our favorite, otherwise healthy foods. And, more importantly, I go over a bunch of ways to avoid it while still eating what you love!

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Studies: High Carb vs High Protein Diets for Mood, Depression, and Anxiety | Serotonin + Tryptophan

Today I’m sharing studies on how diet affects your mood, through tryptophan and serotonin. Specifically, I’m talking about how eating a high protein vs high carb diet affects your serotonin levels, and therefore mood, depression, and anxiety! (This is a follow up to my last video on dietary tryptophan & mood)

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Welcome!

Hey there!

I’m Miche, and I’m a recovering dieter.

After years of yo-yo dieting & weight gain, I figured out how to stop the cycle, lose the fat, and gain muscle!

So I’m here to share advice on how to eat without rules or restriction and reach your goal body, using scientific research from nutrition & psychology.

…and share recipes, too!

 

Weight loss isn’t about eating less.

It’s about eating differently.

Losing weight, and especially maintaining it, is about what you eat, and how you go about eating it.

I know, this completely runs against conventional wisdom. But hear me out.

Conventional wisdom doesn’t consider the actual scientific research on how weight loss works.

I do: I’m a PhD!

I got my PhD in 2021, and I run studies on nutrition & memory–and apply science to my daily life!

There is a lot of great research out there on how to lose weight, and be happier & healthier… but most people don’t know about it, because it’s hard to access & understand.

So I break it down by writing posts & filming videos so you can apply scientific findings to your life!