How To Eat More Vegetables

How to Eat More Vegetables

No matter your philosophy or school when it comes to nutrition, most people agree that eating more vegetables is a way to support your overall health, manage weight, and prevent chronic disease. Vegetables are rich in vitamins and minerals and fiber that support good digestion and health of our gut bacteria. I often notice that…

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Artificial Sweeteners: Friend or Foe?

Many people turn to artificial sweeteners as a substitute for sugar. It seems like a no-brainer – sweet taste without the calories and without the harmful effects of glucose or fructose. The problem is that most artificial sweeteners have other downsides. They can only serve to exacerbate sugar cravings, and in the research don’t necessarily…

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Should Soy Be a Part of Your Fertility Diet?

When it comes to soy, the opinions are all over the map with regards to whether you should eat it liberally or steer clear. Despite the myriad of claims in recent years that soy is some sort of miracle food at least somewhat based on the health and longevity of Asian populations, I consider most…

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Iodine: An Essential Mineral During Pregnancy

Iodine is a mineral that receives very little media attention, but is absolutely essential during pregnancy and breastfeeding to support proper baby’s proper brain development. According to a new policy statement by the American Academy of Pediatrics released in June 2014, a full one-third of pregnant women in the US are marginally iodine deficient. Consequences…

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Eggs: A Healthy Food with a Bad Rap

The egg has such an undeserved sordid history. The number one myth that I constantly have to dispel in my work is that eggs are unhealthy and a major cause of high cholesterol and heart disease. I often think the most effective public health message ever disseminated is: “Eggs cause high cholesterol. High cholesterol causes…

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