Is Bread Bad for You?

Is Bread Bad for You?

Is Bread Bad for You? Bread is a staple food in many countries and has been eaten worldwide for thousands of years, however, at the same time, it is one of the most controversial foods in the Western world. By some, it is said to be a nutritious source of fiber and essential nutrients, while…

10 Simple Sugar-Free Swaps

10 Easy Sugar-Free Swaps

10 Easy Sugar-Free Swaps It’s no secret that excess sugar is less than ideal for our health, however, even with this information many people still struggle to limit the amount of sugar that they consume. It’s sweet, it’s addictive and the thought of cutting it out cold turkey can feel completely overwhelming, especially if you…

What are Good Carbs?

What are Good Carbs?

What Are Good Carbs? There is no question that carbs are the most controversial macronutrient. Carbs have been blamed for everything from waistlines to disease, however, it is important to understand that not all carbs are created equal. In fact, many carbohydrates are rich sources of energy and nutrients making them a valuable part of…

How to Eat More Fibre

How to Eat More Fiber

How to Eat More Fiber When it comes to eating fiber many of us are falling short. Not only does fiber play an important role in digestion, but it also helps to balance blood sugar, normalize bowel movements, and has even been shown to help lower cholesterol levels and support overall health. Fortunately, getting more…

A Guide to Buying Healthy Flour

Healthy Flour: A Complete Guide

Healthy Flour: A Complete Guide If you enjoy baking, you’ll know firsthand 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 from wheat…

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…

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What is Natural Flavor Anyway?

What is Natural Flavor? If you’ve read the ingredients or looked at the food label on any packaged good, you’ve undoubtedly seen the term “natural flavor”, but have you ever wondered what that actually means? Although many people assume natural flavors are simply that; the flavor from a natural source, that is not exactly the…