Calorie deficit? Macros? Here's what it really takes to reach your goals.
This weight loss calculator (based on the NIH Body Weight Planner and adapted from research collected at the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases), factors in how your metabolism really works to predict how long it’ll take to reach a particular weight loss goal.
Your complete guide to using—and coaching—macros.
If you don’t like counting calories, this might be a shortcut.
Your essential guide to carb cycling.
Here’s everything you need to know about this popular nutrition strategy.
Use the Precision Nutrition Calculator to instantly get a nutrition plan—with macros, calorie, and portions—that’s personalized for your body, eating preferences, and goals
Do you want to lose weight? Gain muscle? Improve health? Boost performance? This free calorie, portion, and macro calculator from Precision Nutrition can help you achieve the results you want.
Why "willpower" may not be your problem.
Short-term very-low-calorie dieting disrupts powerful hormones that control appetite, hunger, and satiety for up to a year after a strict diet. Crash diet now, feel hungry later… even several months later. Only long-term, slow and careful dedication to building new healthy habits works for permanent fat loss.
Exploring the truths and fallacies of ‘metabolic damage'.
There’s a lot of discussion in the fitness industry about whether crash dieting can cause metabolic damage. In this article, we’ll take on this interesting topic and separate fact from fiction. We’ll also teach you exactly why crash diets might be linked to struggling to maintain your weight in the future.
Six-figure incomes are not out of the question.
Our income calculator will help you set your rates.
Learn six steps that actually work.
(This isn’t the story you think it is.)
Learn the benefits, risks, and whether they’re right for YOU.
Here’s the truth, according to science.
How to handle alcohol, mixed foods, soups, and more.
Learn what to eat and how to stick with it long-term.
Here are the nutrition pitfalls to avoid.
Why one healthcare professional decided to go for it.
Learn how it supplemented her primary career.
Learn how to make it work for you (or anyone you coach).
The Mediterranean diet is associated with many health benefits and a longer life. We’ll show you what to eat, and if you’re a coach, how to guide clients.
Learn the truth about saturated fat.
Does saturated fat cause heart attacks? Is it okay in moderation? Should you eat more of it? This article gives you the facts.
Discover the pros and cons, and how to make it best work for you.
This article shows you how to help anyone thrive on a vegan diet.
Learn the most effective strategies for long-term success.
Find out if the Paleo Diet is right for you.
Learn the benefits, pitfalls, and secrets to success.
This article will clear up the confusion around plant-based diets.
Everything you need to know about vitamin & minerals for good health
It’s not breaking news that vitamins and minerals are essential to good health. Most of us have been told that since we were in diapers. Heck, even Lucky Charms brags about being “fortified with 12 essential vitamins and minerals.” So they must be important! But why, exactly? How many vitamins and minerals are there, and […]
Five certification experts share their top secrets for getting your money’s worth.
To choose the right nutrition certification program for you, consider the topics covered, cost, program length, the company’s reputation, and more.
Frequently Asked Questions.
On Wednesday, September 22nd, 2021 we’re opening registration for the brand-new Precision Nutrition Level 1 Certification, the world’s most respected nutrition education program. The PN Certification gives you everything you need to successfully coach nutrition—in one complete, proven system. Now you can feel confident and qualified to coach nutrition with anyone. Developed over 15 years, and proven with over 100,000 clients, our curriculum stands alone as the authority on the science of nutrition and the art of coaching.
When it comes to weight loss, there’s no topic more polarizing than “calories in vs. calories out.” Some argue it’s the be-all and end-all of weight loss. Others say it’s oversimplified and misguided. In this article, we’ll explore every angle of the debate from “eat less, move more,” to thyroid issues and hormonal disruptions, to diets that offer a “metabolic advantage.” We’ll answer, once and for all, how important calories in vs. calories out really is. And what it means for you and your clients.
Yes, nutrition is often confusing, uncertain, and hotly debated. But these principles are indisputable—and often transformative.
What nutrition advice can you really count on? Use these 5 nutrition principles to know what to eat for fat loss and overall health.
These proven solutions will help you transform your body and health.
Proven solutions to the 8 biggest diet challenges that keep you from transforming your body and health.
Plus, discover solutions for 3 common plant-based protein problems.
Plant-based protein is an important part of any vegan, vegetarian, or plant-forward diet. Find out which high protein foods are best for plant-based eaters.