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

How can you assess protein quality?

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?