Other Publications

Certifications & Continuing Education

Chapter 22: Nutrition Hot Topics and Controversies. In the NASM Nutrition Certification for becoming a Certified Nutrition Coach (NASM-CNC).

Chapters 4, 5, & 6: Fundamental Principles of Nutrition. In the Performance Nutrition & Sports Supplement Coach certification manual.

Peer-reviewed Studies

Leaf A, Antonio J. The Effects of Overfeeding on Body Composition: The Role of Macronutrient Composition – A Narrative ReviewInt J Exerc Sci. 2017 Dec; 10(8): 1275-1296. eCollection 2017.

Antonio J, Leaf A, Carson C, Ellerbroek A, Silver T, Peacock CA, Bommarito P, Knafo S, Tartar J. Bone Mineral Density in Competitive Athletes. J Exerc Nutr. 2018; 1(2)

Antonio J, Leaf A, Cassandra C, Ellerbroek A, Axelrod C, Silver T, Burgess V, Peacock CA. The Effects of Probiotic Supplementation in Active Men and WomenJ Exerc Nutr. 2018; 1(4)

The Energy Blueprint

Body Fat – Major Key to Immune Health

The Top Natural Nootropics and Brain-Boosting Supplements

The Top Natural Anti-Anxiety Remedies


5 little-known facts about protein

Does eating fat make you fat?

Can one binge make you fat?

How to minimize fat gain when you binge

Fact check: does glutamine build muscle?

Is soy good or bad for you?

How much protein do you need per day?

Is saturated fat bad for your health?

Whey vs soy protein: which is better when losing weight?

Do you need to detox?

Are energy drinks bad for you?

Super Human Radio

I’m only going to list a few because I wrote a lot.

Why you may reconsider buttering your potato

To peanut or not to peanut?

Paleo in practice – a review of the research

Eat first, share later: the foraging habits of Hadza hunter-gatherers

Vinegar – glycemia’s best friend

Lutein up your life with eggs and leafy greens

How much protein should I eat?

Proteinaholic Rebuttal

Is standing better than sitting?

Build muscle while dieting? Of course you can, if you eat enough protein

Milk fat – the good, the bad, the globule membrane


“An Apple A Day” & More: Alex Leaf’s Reviews Folk Wisdom and Scientific Evidence on a Forbiddenly Healthy Fruit Item

Eating Your Largest Meal for Lunch, Instead of Dinner May Have Real World Weight Loss & Health Benefits | Guest Post

Is Noneliac Gluten Sensitivity Legit? A Review of the Latest Scientific Evidence on NCGS by Alex Leaf (Guestpost)

Latest Study Shows that a 3.3 g/kg High-Protein Diet is Safe — And Yes, This Means it Doesn’t Hurt Your Kidney or Liver

DOMS – Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness: What Is DOMS & How Can It Be Managed? Science, Strategies, Supplements

DOMS – Delayed Onset Muscle Soreness: No Pain, No Gain? Is DOMS Necessary to Build Muscle?