Dr. Philip Maffetone is a renowned health expert and has published extensively on topics such as fat loss, fitness, and healthy living. He has also coached and trained athletes in all sports. The MAF website is your user-managed health and fitness guide for full human potential.
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A Tale of Two Sugars

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Are glucose and fructose the same? Yes, and no. These sugars both negatively impact health and fitness but can do so in different ways.

The MAF Top-10

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Editors’ choice of the very best health and fitness features from over the years.

Fasting without starving

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Many assume that fasting is a healthy activity. In some cases this may be true, but fasting can also be deadly. Ironically, we don’t have to forego healthy food to reap…

Over 200 articles on health, nutrition and lifestyle

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The Fat-Burning Journal.

This collection of articles discusses the health and fitness benefits of burning fat for fuel, and how to promote it. Our latest study on the Overfat pandemic was published on Jan 3, 2017.

Burn fat for fuel.

Learn to achieve optimal health and fitness naturally without the dieting hunger, workout pains, or guesswork.

Recent Recipes / View All Recipes

Curry Stir-Fry


On a recent road trip to the magical town of Crestone, Colorado, I stumbled into a cafe where I had heard a Tibetan chef made exceptional curry dishes. I ordered…

The MAF Chili Bowl


This rich and nutritious chili dish is a soup and a salad all in one. Cook up a batch for dinner and save some for leftovers. MethodIngredients Step 1 In…

New grain-free pancakes


These delicious pancakes will remind you of breakfasts past, while swapping the wheat flour for a low-carb, high-protein and high-fiber meal with the goodness of whole eggs. MethodIngredients Step 1…

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