Dr. Mike Roussell

Dr. Mike Roussell, PhD, is a nutritional consultant known for his ability to transform complex nutritional concepts into practical habits and strategies for his clientele, which includes professional athletes, executives, food companies, and top fitness facilities. Dr. Mike is the author of Dr. Mike's 7 Step Weight Loss Plan and the 6 Pillars of Nutrition.

Every day, we're presented with new, potentially better-for-us options when it comes to re-fueling after our intense training sessions. Flavored and micronutrient enhanced water is the...

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Fasting for weight loss seems to be one of the hottest diet trends right now. But despite its current popularity, fasting has been used for thousands of years for various purposes. (It...

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Q: Do I need to eat a different pre- and post-workout snacks depending on the type of exercise I'm doing? What kinds?

A: How you fuel before and...

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Q: Is coconut sugar any better than table sugar? Sure, coconut water has health perks, but what about the sweet stuff?

A: Coconut sugar...

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Q: Are smoked foods bad for you? What about foods with smokey flavoring?

A: Smoked foods are delicious, but given that not everyone has access to...

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Q: I use an app to track my meals. How do I estimate calories for a restaurant meal or something someone else cooked?

A: You're right to be...

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Q: I’ve heard that restricting calories can slow aging. Is that true?

A: The short answer: Restricting calories may slow aging, but there are less...

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Q: Can activated charcoal actually help rid my body of toxins?

A: If you Google “activated charcoal,” you’ll find pages and pages of search...

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Q: What’s the deal with new "hybrid veggies" that I’ve been hearing about? Are they any better for me than regular kale or broccoli?

A: Kale has...

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Q: Should I eat more polyunsaturated fats than other types of fats? If so, how much is too much?

A: Recently, saturated fats have been a very...

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