Nutrient density

April 27, 2016
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The Most Important Nutrient You Need for Brain Health

Cast your mind back several hundred thousand years. Picture people, just like you or me, but not quite. They look like you or me, but in […]
January 3, 2016

4 Reasons Why “Juice Cleanses” Are Stupid

Juicing is one of those health fads that rears its head every January. After the Christmas period of gluttony and excess, juicing is an easy sell, […]
November 25, 2015
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Myths & Truths About Protein

Once established, truisms and myths in nutrition die hard. Dietary protein intake has been subjected to many of these myths; high protein intake is considered harmful […]
November 10, 2015
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A Better Way to Eat

I think there is a better way to eat. There has to be, because the way we’re currently eating isn’t working (obviously). One of the problems […]
October 6, 2015
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Eat Your Way Smarter

If there is something that I want to protect and have function at optimal capacity for the remainder of my life, its my brain. The good […]
September 30, 2015
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Food Quality: The Hierarchy of Needs

There is a unfortunate irony in the modern food environment; the overabundance of food available in Western societies, relative to the cheap cost of eating. The […]
September 15, 2015
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3 Reasons Why Food Labels Are Ruining Your Health

Let’s make one thing clear: the food industry is not on your side. Marion Nestle, Professor of Nutrition at New York University, even went so far […]
August 6, 2015
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How to Add Fibre to Your Diet

In the last post, we examined lack of dietary fibre as a common theme between various modern disease states. In this post, we’re going to look at […]
May 5, 2015
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An End to the Calorie Debate: Part 2

In Part 1, we looked at the the importance of energy balance, and situations which can affect the fate of calories. In this part, we’re going […]
November 25, 2014
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What is Nutrition?

Let’s take a pause. Assuming you have multiple social media accounts, it’s probably rather safe to assume you’re bombarded with info on nutrition. #vegan. #paleo.#vegetarian.#cleaneating.#cheatday.#healthy.#plantbased.#carnivore. Enough. Let’s […]
October 28, 2014
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The Single Reason Why Diets Do or Don’t Work

One of the hallmark features of weight loss research is the fact that the overwhelming majority of dieters will regain the weight, often with interest. [1-3] […]