Nutrition

Nutrition

Why Your Diet May Soon Include Teff

If you haven’t heard of teff, don’t worry — just because it has been a main component of meals in Ethiopia for years doesn’t mean that you should be an expert. But you might want to see if the grain is something to pick up. Teff is, according to this article,[…]

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Why are We Scared of Fatty Foods? It’s a Conspiracy

We’re not too conspiracy-minded around here at Cardio High, but a new report that goes all the way back to the 1960s shows that America’s hatred of fat may stem from an unlikely culprit: the sugar lobby. Think we’re making this up? Check out the following from this article: The documents[…]

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Is High Protein Beer The Next Big Thing?

Many of us are going to find excuses to drink after a workout. But is there a way to actually make post exercise beer do some good for your body? A few companies are trying, with mixed results. Protein-rich beers are now on the market, claiming that they will help you[…]

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Healthy Habit #12: Red Wine + Dark Chocolate

So we just advised you to limit added sugar. But now we’re going to say it’s OK to eat a little dark chocolate – and to drink a little red wine. We recently read the book Spring Chicken, Stay Young Forever (or Die Trying) by Bill Gifford. He busts many[…]

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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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