Category: nutrition

Only 3% of People in North America Do These 4 Things

Want to know the quickest way to catapult yourself into the elite stratosphere of health and fitness in North America? Just do these 4 things, which only 3% of people in North America currently do: not smoking tobacco eating 5 servings fruits and vegetables every day exercise moderately for 30 minutes 5x a week maintain […]

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Fruit: Is it a Weight Loss Friend or Foe?

Do you ever hear something that makes every fiber of your being cringe with frustration? I have this sort of visceral reaction when it comes to the oft-repeated health claim that people should either greatly limit or eliminate their consumption of fruit in order to lose weight. Before we dive in, a few housekeeping items. […]

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STOP Reading Stupid Quick Fix Articles

Raise your hand if you feel as though you’re constantly bombarded with quick fix articles, videos, social media posts, and news segments like so: Aside from the obvious fact that these are clickbait, pure and simple, designed to get whatever website is publishing it page views to bring in ad dollars…they’re also spreading bogus misinformation […]

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Here’s to a Happy (and Healthy) Holiday Season

Ah, the Monday after Thanksgiving break. Anyone still recovering from a food coma? We’re knee-deep in the holiday season, y’all. From now until New Year’s Eve, we’re bombarded by parties, family gatherings, and other events where there’s no shortage of alcohol, sweets, and decadent dishes. And while the holidays shouldn’t be a free-for-all when it […]

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Why Are We So Scared of Feeling Hungry?

When did we decide that hunger was something to be feared? Pick up any popular diet book or magazine (usually geared towards women, but that’s a post for another day) and you’ll likely see tips like these: Make sure to eat every 2-3 hours to stoke your metabolism, or else you’ll get hungry and binge […]

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