Status: BUSTED! Spend more than a minute online, and you’re sure to see a superfood claim. Goji berries, kale, avocado, or the latest, pineapple, are touted as the cure to all your problems. It sounds wonderful- just think, you can undo the damage of a poor diet or sedentary lifestyle by eating just one magical […]Read More MYTH: Achieve optimal health by eating a superfood?
In the world of diabetes management, carbohydrates have been looked at as something to be avoided entirely. While those diagnosed with diabetes have to track their carbohydrates more diligently than those who are not diagnosed, that does not mean that carbohydrates should be kept out of the diet completely. Your body needs carbohydrates; they are […]Read More MYTH: Those diagnosed with diabetes should avoid carbohydrates.
Consider Coffee Anyone that has ever tried to be a morning person or has become a night owl knows that caffeine is a definite must. Hectic schedules with early mornings and late nights typically call for a cup of coffee at some point in the day. Unfortunately, the general public has this notion that […]Read More Consider Coffee
Eggs have been a hot topic for years. Are they healthy? Are they not? Let’s “crack” these misconceptions! Basic Egg Nutrition: Eggs are loaded with vitamins and minerals, packed with protein and are only about 70 calories. Let’s take a deeper look into some of eggs key nutrients: Protein- Eggs are famous for being the […]Read More Unscrambling the Truth About Eggs
You may have heard about soy foods in the news, including claims that accuse soy consumption as the causation for breast development among males. So, what’s the truth on soy? First and foremost, we must ask the question, what is soy? Soy, or soybeans, are legumes which include beans, lentils, peas and peanuts. Soy can […]Read More FACT or MYTH: Soy causes “feminizing” effects in Men
If you’ve made the decision to shed a few pounds, you may have found yourself searching the web for tips and tricks on how to achieve your goal weight. At some point in your life, you have probably been advised that to lose weight you need to “eat less and move more.” What this really […]Read More Is Eating a Diet of 1,200 Calories Per Day the Only Way to Achieve Weight Loss?
Many people have assumed that fat is bad. The truth is that not all fats are bad. The type of fat and the amount of fat is what matters most. Dietary fat is essential in several metabolic and physiological functions of the body. Fat is broken down into four types, saturated, trans, monounsaturated and polyunsaturated. […]Read More Myth: Fat is bad!
In today’s society there is always something new and innovative grabbing our attention and nothing seems to captivate the public’s eye more than fad diets. One that seems to have really stuck with consumers is the “gluten-free” diet. Lets first start with discussing what exactly gluten is: protein. Yes, gluten is a protein found in […]Read More Blog Post 1
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