Category Archives: Nutrition

New Dietary Guidelines – 8 Ways the U.S. Government Failed AGAIN

The world was anxiously awaiting the release of the 2015-2020 dietary guidelines – as there’s been a tremendous push over the last 10 years to make some serious changes. Not only because the United States is more fat and sick than ever before, but because we’ve been blessed with a considerable dose of undeniable evidence…

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Research Recap – Oct 2015

Looking at the last week in October, it’s no wonder people don’t know what to eat anymore. Monday gave us the WHO report that processed meat is carcinogenic and red meat ‘probably’ carcinogenic, while Friday shared a review from the Lancet that low-fat diets don’t work for weight-loss. Fortunately, there’s only one study you need…

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WHO Says Meat Causes Cancer?

Earlier this week the media was ecstatic to share new research from the World Health Organization (WHO) ‘apparently’ showing that eating processed meat increased cancer risk. With headline worthy stats like: “Eating 50 grams of processed meat every day can increase the risk of cancer by 18%.” “Diets high in processed meat responsible for 34,000…

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5 Rules to Foolproof Your Paleo Diet

— Originally posted as a guest article for RobbWolf.com — If you’re already following a Paleo Diet, or something that closely resembles it, you know the drill: Eliminate grains, dairy, legumes and processed foods Only eat what runs, swims, flys, bleeds, and breathes If a caveman couldn’t eat it, you can’t Easy enough right? …you’d…

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The REAL Reason Asians Are Healthier

Historically, the Chinese and Japanese have been healthier than North Americans.  And it’s common to glorify 1 of the foods they eat (ex: soy), or 1 of the foods they ‘apparently’ eat less of (ex: red meat), when it’s not one food making the difference, it’s the diet (and lifestyle) as a whole. Recently I…

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Research Recap – Sept 2015

As scientists dig deeper into the importance of our microbiome, new research looking at the beneficial bacteria in our gut, and the usefulness of a probiotic supplement, continues to surface. For instance, there appears to be a correlation with gut bugs and heart biomarkers (HDL & Triglycerides), that are improved with a probiotic supplement. Likewise,…

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Top Vegetarian Myths Exposed

We can all picture a big slab of butter-coated red meat clogging our arteries, or decaying in our gut and releasing harmful toxins, because it’s been hammered into our heads since most of can remember.  Especially when it’s the processed, factory-farmed, GMO-fed, antibiotic-pumped meat we wrongfully assume is all that’s available. Add the latest talk…

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Research Recap – Aug 2015

With the recent developments in nutrition, you’d think pigs were flying. The government removed the restrictions on dietary cholesterol, and the unfair demonization of saturated fat is finally getting exposed. That being said, it’s fair to say that the memo still hasn’t arrived at a few million cubicles. Including those of the doctors and dieticians…

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