Category: Nutrition

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The Health Benefits of Autumn’s Most Popular Ingredient

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    It’s that time of year where pumpkin-flavored food and beverages are popping up everywhere. In 2015 American’s spent $500 million on pumpkin-flavored products, so I think it’s safe to say that pumpkin truly is the ingredient and flavor of the season. Pumpkin spice is likely the most common type of pumpkin flavoring you… continue reading »

Fat Is a Better Fuel Source vs Carbs for Active People & Aerobic Athletes?

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Please note this is not intended to discuss all of the research around ketosis, as science has proven its therapeutic benefit for the treatment of chronic conditions including Epilepsy, Cancer and Type 2 Diabetes. Instead, this article is intended to serve as an overview of the key points, benefits and areas of considerations for those with metabolic and/or performance… continue reading »

Getting Kids Eating Healthy Real Foods Alongside Sustainable Santa®

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Getting Kids Eating Healthy Real Foods alongside Sustainable Santa®

I’ve often wondered about the history and origins of Santa since I was a kid. Since then I’ve done more than wonder and actually researched how Santa came to prominence in the United States. Basically, Coca-Cola invented the Santa that you, your family, your kids and I know today. No joke. Fat, jolly Santa —… continue reading »

9 Easy Ways to Avoid Gaining Unwanted Weight During the Holidays

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9 Holiday Eating Strategies

9 Easy Ways to Avoid Gaining Unwanted Weight During the Holidays 1. BRING YOUR OWN FOOD Eat the best-for-you offerings first. For example, hot soup as a first course―especially when it’s broth-based, not cream-based―can help you avoid eating too much during the main course. Stand more than an arm’s length away from munchies, like a… continue reading »

Are You Hitting the Iron Too Hard? Find out by Monitoring Iron and GGT Levels

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Take a Selfie from the Inside  For adults, I strongly recommend getting a complete biometric screening at least twice a year. Military personnel and athletes should receive 4 to 6 screenings a year. Two really important biomarkers to check are serum ferritin (which measures stored iron) and gamma-glutamyl transpeptidase or sometimes called gamma-glutamyltransferase (GGT; a… continue reading »

Lets Talk Fat: 10 Reasons to Cook with Lard

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In recent generations, lard has seemed to completely disappear from home kitchens. Until the early 1900’s, lard was a staple cooking fat across the globe. It was the secret to perfectly flaky pie pastry, crispy fried chicken, melt-in-your-mouth biscuits and luscious gravy. Now, when people hear the term lard, they immediately conjure up a vision… continue reading »

Everything You Didn’t Know but Need to Know About Coffee & Tea

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COFFEE NEEDS TO BE:⠀ ⠀ •ORGANIC: ⠀ Most coffee produced today is heavily contaminated with pesticides. It’s one of the most heavily sprayed crops. Any coffee you consume should be organic, pesticide-free coffee. If you use a “drip” coffee maker, use non-bleached filters. The bright white ones are chlorine-bleached, & some of this chlorine leaches… continue reading »

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