6 Graphs That Will Convince You to Drink More Coffee

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Coffee is not the devil it has been made out to be. It is actually a rich source of antioxidants. People in Western countries get more antioxidants from coffee than fruits and vegetables... combined (1, 2, 3). Numerous studies are now showing that coffee drinkers have a lower risk of many serious … [Read more...]

11 Universal Truths in Nutrition That People Actually Agree on

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There is a lot of controversy in nutrition. Sometimes it seems like people can't agree on anything at all. But there are a few exceptions to this... some nutrition facts that aren't controversial. Here are 11 universal truths in nutrition that people actually agree on. 1. Artificial Trans Fats Are … [Read more...]

Added Sugar is The Single Worst Ingredient in The Diet. Period.

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"Did all of a sudden the entire world just become a bunch of gluttons and sloths? All at the same time? I mean, get real." - Dr. Robert H. Lustig There are many things wrong with the modern diet... but the massive amounts of added sugar may just be the worst. Numerous studies show that sugar, more than … [Read more...]

Is Dairy Bad For You, or Good? The Milky, Cheesy Truth

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Dairy products are controversial these days. They are cherished by the health organizations as an essential food for bone health. But other experts disagree and think that dairy is harmful and should be avoided. Of course, not all dairy products are the same. They vary greatly, depending on how … [Read more...]

15 Bread Recipes That Are Low-Carb, Gluten-Free and Taste Incredible

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Bread is a major part of the modern diet. Many people are eating some type of bread with most of their meals. But there's a problem... a significant percentage of the population is now intolerant to gluten. Bread is also high in carbs, so it is out of the question for people on low-carb diets. Not … [Read more...]

Does Hydroxycut Really Work For Weight Loss? An Objective Look

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Hydroxycut is among the most popular weight loss supplements out there. It has been around for more than a decade and been the subject of intense controversy. This article takes an objective look at Hydroxycut and reviews the science behind it. What is Hydroxycut? Hydroxycut is a brand of weight … [Read more...]

Fruit Juice is Just as Unhealthy as a Sugary Drink

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Fruit juice is often perceived as healthy. That's understandable, given that it is natural and has the word "fruit" in it. However... what many people fail to realize is that fruit juice is also loaded with sugar. In fact, fruit juice contains just as much sugar and calories as a sugary soft drink... … [Read more...]

Top 5 Contenders For The Worst Nutrition Advice in History

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Nutrition history is riddled with nonsense. People have been advised to do all sorts of strange things that challenge common sense. Some of these things are not only useless, but potentially harmful. The worst part... a lot of this misguided advice is still being pushed. Here are the top 5 … [Read more...]

Why Extra Virgin Olive Oil is The Healthiest Fat on Earth

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Fats in the diet are highly controversial. You'll see people arguing about animal fats, seed oils and almost everything in between. But one of the few fats that most people agree is healthy is extra virgin olive oil. This oil, part of the Mediterranean diet, is a traditional fat that has been a … [Read more...]

Protein Intake – How Much Protein Should You Eat Per Day?

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"Protein is King" - Dr. Spencer Nadolsky Protein is incredibly important. If we don't get enough from the diet, our health and body composition suffers. However, there are vastly different opinions on how much protein we actually need. Most official nutrition organizations recommend a fairly … [Read more...]