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Simple vs. Complex Carbohydrates

Simple vs. Complex Carbohydrates Everything that you need to know about 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…

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How Often Should You Eat?

How Often Should You Eat? There is a lot of conflicting advice about optimal meal timing and how often you should eat. Should you eat less often? More often? Mini meals? Or larger meals? Some experts argue that you should eat every two to three hours, while others suggest limiting it to three times per day,…

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What is ‘Natural Flavour’ Anyway?

What is ‘Natural Flavour’ Anyway? If you’ve read the ingreidents or looked at the food label on any packaged good, you’ve undoudetbly seen the term “natural flavour”, but have you ever wondered what that actually means? Although many people assume natural falvours are simply that; the flavour from the natural source, that is not exactly…

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The Best Types of Salt to Use

The Best Types of Salt to Use Salt is arguably one of the most important cooking ingredients and one of the hottest debated topics in the nutrition community. Over the years, salt has been blamed for numerous health conditions, but is all salt really as dangerous as we have been lead to believe? The reality…

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How Much Protein Do You Need?

How Much Protein Do You Need? Discover how much protein you need per day and who can benefit from higher protein intake. Protein is essential to health, but as with most things in nutrition, there is no simple answer when it comes to how much protein you need. Depending on your age, health, activity level…

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Why You Should Eat Bone-In Meat

Why You Should Eat Bone-In Meat From micronutrients to gut health, here are 5 reasons you should eat bone-in meat. If you lived through the 80s, 90s, or early 2000s, the idea of cooking bone-in, not to mention skin-on, meat probably makes your head spin. Over the past few decades, bone-in meat has been portrayed…

Are Gluten-Free Products Healthier?

Are Gluten-Free Products Healthier?

Are Gluten-Free Products Healthier? Is eating gluten-free healthy? And are gluten-free products healthier? Here is everything that you need to know. In recent years, the term gluten-free has become a bit of a nutrition buzzword. Although eating gluten-free most certainly has validity, namely for individuals with celiac disease, some people are simply opting for gluten-free…

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 Discover simple and healthy 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…