Is Stevia Good for You?

Is Stevia Good for You?

Is Stevia Good for You? We all know that too much sugar isn’t good for us and, for that reason, food manufacturers are always looking for sugar substitues to market to consumers and use in their products. In recent years, stevia, a natural plant-based sweetener, has grown in popularity given it’s intensely sweet and free…

A Guide to Buying Healthy Flour

A Guide to Buying Healthy Flour

A Guide to Buying Healthy Flour If you enjoy baking, you’ll know first hand how confusing the flour aisle can be. Not only are labels lined with words such as whole-grain, stone-ground, and unbleached, but with the rise in popularity of non-conventional flours even more buzzwords are popping up. These days you can find everything…

8 Common Nutrition Mistakes

8 Common Nutrition Mistakes

8 Common Nutrition Mistakes Let’s be honest, nutrition can be confusing. It doesn’t matter what topic you research, you will always find contradictory information telling you to do different things. Although some nutrition topics are more debated than others, many people are still confused about some of the foundational nutrition principles and are making common…

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal of the Day?

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal?

Is Breakfast the Most Important Meal? We’ve all heard the expression ‘breakfast is the most important meal of the day’, but is breakfast actually the most important meal of the day? Since a young age, we have been told that eating breakfast is vital for optimal health, boosting your metabolism, increasing energy, and supporting weight loss,…

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Simple vs. Complex Carbohydrates

Simple vs. Complex Carbohydrates Carbohydrates are a major nutrient component of a healthy diet, but it’s important to understand that not all carbohydrates are created equal. Although simple carbohydrates have a bad rap, both simple and complex carbohydrates can be included in a healthy diet when you know what to look for and why. So,…