Nutrition

Nutrition

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The Problems With a Gluten-Free Diet

We don’t want to wade into the increasingly tumultuous argument over who does and doesn’t have celiac disease. It’s not our job here to judge what anyone thinks they may or may not have. But, with that said, there are some important things to know about gluten and your body.[…]

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Healthy Habit #11: Limit Added Sugar

Diet advice can be confusing. Eggs are bad for you. No wait, eggs are good for you. Eat less fat because fat makes you fat. No wait, there are good fats. Eat more good fats. Through the sea of advice that we read – we have yet to see a[…]

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What is the Deal With Fish Oil?

Experts debate the value of supplements. Our guest speaker, Bill Gifford, mentioned that most supplements are snake oil. But another oil seems to be very popular; fish oil. The omega-3 fatty acids inside fish oil are considered a reliable firewall against coronary issues, and many people take fish oil supplements daily to help keep[…]

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Video: Juice Cleanses Don’t Work As Advertised

If you or someone you know are one of the millions of people who think a juice cleanse is an easy, healthy way to lose weight, this video is mandatory viewing. You will find out quickly that 1. You are missing out on valuable nutrients, 2. You aren’t actually losing[…]

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Study: Eating Better Leads to Sleeping Better

“Eating higher amounts of saturated fats and sugars is associated with lighter sleep that’s more prone to being disrupted and generally less restorative.” That’s from this article, about a new study which looks at how our diets affect our sleep. And, at least according to these researchers, there is clearly[…]

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The Holes in the Bulletproof Diet

Hundreds of thousands of dollars and years of “biohacking” went into the most controversial diet in recent memory, the Bulletproof Diet. The increasing popularity of the Bulletproof Diet has attracted the attention of doctors and scientists who offer their opinions on whether the diet works – or is healthy. Well, shocker.[…]

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