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    Keto Diet Fundamentals

    You’ve heard of the keto diet. Everyone from Lebron James to the Kardashians has used the low-carbohydrate, high-fat diet for reasons like performance and weight loss. The goal of the keto diet is to get the body producing ketones– a fundamentally different energy source than the carbohydrates and fats your cells typically use for energy. […] More

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    How To Be Smart About True Extra Virgin Olive Oil

    Chemical analysis involves 20 tests to determine acidity levels and other chemical components. Any oil labeled “Extra Virgin” has to show just under one percent acidity (.8). The oil also has to undergo sensory examinations (taste, smell, and texture) from a panel of eight experts who are practiced connoisseurs. According to oliveoillovers.com, a site that [...]
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    Is Whole Wheat Bread Healthier than White Bread?

    Despite many studies looking at which bread is the healthiest, it is still not clear what effect bread and differences among bread types have on clinically relevant parameters and on the microbiome. In the journal Cell Metabolism on June 6, Weizmann Institute researchers report the results of a comprehensive, randomized trial in 20 healthy subjects [...]
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    New Study: Vegetable Oils vs Saturated Fats

    Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) is rapidly becoming an international epidemic. The mainstream medical mantra for its underlying cause is “fat consumption.” However, “fat” is a very general term and does not distinguish between traditional healthy fats and unhealthy modern processed fats and oils. The common belief is that saturated fat is the culprit in […] More

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    One-Month Sugar Detox: A Nutritionist Explains How And Why

    If you’ve read about the latest wellness trends, you may have entertained the idea of a diet detox. But whether you’ve considered juicing, fasting or cleansing in an effort to lose weight or improve your well-being, you’re probably aware that drastically cutting out foods is not effective as a long-term lifestyle approach to healthy eating. […] More

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    Can I Have Caffeine While Breastfeeding?

    Is coffee allowed for breastfeeding moms looking for a pick-me-up? Let’s hear what experts say about the safety of caffeine with maternal health and nutrition Expert Lindsey Janeiro. A common confusion many pregnant or new moms is about caffeine consumption while breastfeeding. Many soon-to-be mamas or new moms have the misconception that they can’t drink caffeine […] More

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    Kosher Food: What Makes Food Kosher or Not

    The word “kosher” literally means “fit” or “appropriate.” Ask an average person to describe kosher food and they might say it is food “blessed by a rabbi.” The word “kosher,” however, is Hebrew for “fit” or “appropriate” and describes the food that is suitable for a Jew to eat. With its roots in the Hebrew […] More

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    What’s the Difference Between Primal and Paleo?

    The paleo diet and Primal Blueprint way of eating (a.k.a. Primal) are both based on similar evolutionary science.|   The story goes something like this. Our modern Western diet bears little resemblance to the eating habits of early humans throughout several 100,000 years of evolutionary history. Instead, since the Agricultural Revolution some mere 10,000 years […] More

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    Here’s bad news if you like sushi

    An alarming new report claims that sushi has one big potential problem that you might not be aware of despite all of its benefits. Sushi lovers, beware: scientists have just found out something about this food that should cause you great alarm if you eat it on a regular basis. Although it’s been praised as […] More

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