11 Low-Carb Food Swaps

11 Low-Carb Food Swaps

11 Low-Carb Food Swaps Before we get too far into things, let me say loud and clear that there is nothing wrong with eating carbs. In their whole format, they are nutrient-dense foods that can certainly be incorporated into a healthy diet, however, there is a time and a place for everything when it comes…

Should You Be Avoiding Grains?

Should You Be Avoiding Grains?

Should You Be Avoiding Grains? If you’ve been following the nutrition community closely, odds are high that you’ve heard of the controversy about eating grains. Some experts argue that they are a nutrient dense whole food that should be included in a healthy diet, while others argue that whole grains are dangerous and detrimental to…

11 Ways to Eat More Fat

11 Ways to Eat More Fat

11 Ways to Eat More Fat Fats are arguably some of the most nutrient dense foods available to us, and yet so many people still struggle to include them in their diet. Whether people are just not sold on the idea that fats are healthy, that fat doesn’t make you fat, or they are just…

Intermittent Fasting: Fad or Fact?

Intermittent Fasting: Fad or Fact?

Intermittent Fasting: Fad or Fact? You’ve likely heard of a little something called intermittent fasting and all of its incredible health benefits. It has been said to be the key to weight loss, lower your risk of chronic diseases, increase energy and even give your brain a boost, but can it be so? How exactly…

Are Sugar Alcohols Healthy?

Are Sugar Alcohols Healthy?

Are Sugar Alcohols Healthy? Given the health concerns around the consumption of sugar, in the past number of years sugar alcohols have risen in popularity. Low-sugar recipes and store-bought food items now call for and include xylitol, sorbitol and other sugar alcohols as replacements to conventional sugar given they provide the same sweet taste without the…

10 Reasons to Quit Sugar

10 Reasons to Quit Sugar

10 Reasons to Quit Sugar Humans have been eating sugar for over 2,000 years, and although we all know that a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down, excess consumption of sugar is not quite the same thing. Enjoying sugar and treats in moderation can certainly be part of a healthy diet (and should…

9 Signs You're Addicted to Sugar

9 Signs You’re Addicted to Sugar

9 Signs You’re Addicted to Sugar Feel like you literally can’t live without chocolate? Always need something sweet after a meal? Can’t stop eating sugar once you start? You are not alone. Sugar addiction is real and common, and without a doubt the most addictive substance in our food today. Although most people are aware…

Is Protein Powder Healthy?

Is Protein Powder Healthy?

Is Protein Powder Healthy? Pick up any health, fitness, or weight loss magazine and you will undoubtedly see articles and advertisements touting the health benefits of protein powder. From whey to hemp to soy, protein powders promise to be the solution to weight loss and a lean physique, and an essential part of a healthy…