Diet

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Why Cutting Calories is NOT the Answer

It’s official, summertime is here. That means it’s time to get outside and enjoy the warm weather. With that, comes the dreaded “swimsuit season.” So, now you are ready to start eating better to lose a few of those extra pounds. We have all seen diet ads that promise amazing results. To get those results […]

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The Truth About Cholesterol and Your Health

Cholesterol has become the most discussed health topic for the past several decades. As usual, there are hundreds of opinions on what we should do, not do, tricks to increase/decrease. Pills to take or not take. I am not going to try to convince you one way or another. Instead, I want to discuss the […]

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Why Should I Read the Nutrition Label?

Understanding Food Labels

Do you really know what you are looking at when you turn that food item over to scan the nutrition label? The food manufacturing industry, although highly regulated, does try to trick consumers into thinking their food is healthier than it actually is. In this article, I am going to help you understand what to […]

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Is Dairy Causing Your Stomach Issues?

Reasons to Stop Eating Dairy

There are a lot of fads lately as far as diets go. This leaves many of us wondering, why on Earth are people in there 40’s and 50’s starting to eliminate things from their diets like gluten, soy, or dairy? Is there really any health benefit from doing this, or is this simply something that […]

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