Nutrition Research & Resources


Special Note: If you have not watched the Premium Nutrition Course video, please do so first. 

The following document contains the peer-reviewed research papers, articles, and other resources used to help construct the Premium Nutrition Course video. Feel free to explore these to deepen your understanding of the material.

Diet & Body Composition

​Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition
​International society of sports nutrition position stand: diets and body composition (Research paper) -- The latest recommendations for diet and body composition goals (weight loss) based on the most recent review of the research literature.  

​Int J Epidemiol. 2017 Jun 1​
Fruit and vegetable intake and the risk of cardiovascular disease, total cancer and all-cause mortality-a systematic review and dose-response meta-analysis of prospective studies (Research paper)

Am J Clin Nutr. 2017 Jun​ - Food groups and risk of all-cause mortality: a systemic review and meta-analysis of prospective studies (Research paper)

'Diets and Body Composition' with Alan Aragon MS and Brad Schoenfeld PhD (Audio podcast) -- Great podcast feature two key researchers ​from the International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand paper.  You might want to skip the first 30 minutes. 

​Diet & Health

Int J Sport Nutr Exerc Metab. 2017 Sep - ​Resistance Training Combined With Diet Decreases Body Fat While Preserving Lean Mass Independent of Resting Metabolic Rate: A Randomized Trial (Research paper)

RDA for Protein (Article) -- Basic info on the recommended daily allowance for protein consumption in adults. Higher recommendations (for adults pursuing weight loss) can be found in the the International Society of Sports Nutrition position stand paper found above. 

Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC (Article)

Losing The Fight Against 'Dad Bod' - New York Times (Article)

​Systems & Taking Action

Scott Adams on Systems & Fitness (YouTube video)

Goals vs. Systems: HOW TO FAIL AND STILL WIN BIG by Scott Adams (YouTube video)

Habits Versus Goals​ (Article​) -- This article is helpful to understand the difference between habits and goals. For the purpose of the ABC Nutrition video I used this info but  nterchanged systems ​for habits. 

How To Stop Screwing Yourself Over | Mel Robbins | TEDxSF​ Parenting yourself, activation energy, & 5-second rule (YouTube video)

​Practical Tools

National Weight Control Registry (Website)

Body Weight Planner - USDA & NIH (Website) -- Website to determine your caloric need to lose body fat in a given time frame based on your activity level.  

How To Use The Bathroom Scale (YouTube video)

About the author

For nearly 20 years, Patrick Diver has led the way to exceptional fitness results for a diverse range of Orlando residents and has supervised over 25,000 injury-free workouts. Patrick also speaks regularly and has been featured on Fox-35, News Channel 13, and had given over 100 fitness talks to many of Central Florida’s most successful companies including Darden Restaurants, Gray Robinson, Universal Creative, and the Orlando Economic Development Commission.


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