What They Don’t Tell You About Full Fat Dairy

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For years we have been fed lies and/or inaccurate information about what constitutes a healthy diet. One of the biggest pieces of misinformation we’ve been told is to avoid unhealthy fats, specifically saturated fat. As a result, the general public have been terrified into thinking if they eat too much saturated fat it will clog the arteries. This has led …

Is This The One Supplement You Should Be Taking For Effective Weight Loss?

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What if you could take a supplement that would make you stronger, aid fat loss, and preserve your lean muscle all at the same time… Sound too good to be true? In recent years, branched chain amino acids (BCAAs) have come back into ‘vogue’ in the fitness and bodybuilding communities. One reason for this is the promise to protect the …

Could This Mediterranean Staple Make You Live Longer?

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If you go into any supermarket or deli you’ll find a massive selection of olives to choose from. Whether it’s oil-cured, water-cured, brine-cured, lye-cured, pitted, unpitted, stuffed or unstuffed, black or green, manzanilla, kalamata, nicoise, liguria, lugano, or sevillano. Whew… how could you EVER choose? And, are they all the same nutritionally speaking?

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The Total Truth About Carbs

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If there’s one thing I’ve realized when I talk to others about healthy eating it’s that we lllloooovvvee our carbohydrates. Especially our breads. It seems you can take away our chocolate, our ice cream, and even our takeaways, but don’t even think about taking away our bread! People get really defensive when you so much as suggest too many carbs …