From Halloween candy to your favorite Christmas cookies, once fall hits it seems as though the sugary treat temptations increase.
While some swear by these empty stomach sweat sessions, there are many questions swirling around the topic. Advocates claim that fasted workouts will help increase fat burn, but what does science say about it?
It’s tricky because our appetite can be triggered by several things. Our blood sugar levels and ghrelin (the hormone that stimulates hunger) levels are major biological triggers for our hunger levels. However, there is a huge side of hunger we tend to ignore...the psychology behind hunger.
In my opinion, one of the biggest threats to our dietary endeavors is the presentation of our product choices -- how our options are marketed to us as consumers.
No matter which way you prefer to fuel your body, we tend to always have those staple items in our routine and our “must-haves” we pick up on our grocery runs. We have compiled favorite go-to meals and snacks from the DST + E3 staff.>