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June 21, 2017
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Why The Case For Public Health Recommending A Low-Carb Diet Is Flawed

In 2016, the Public Health Collaboration [PHC] in the U.K. published the National Obesity Forum Report entitled, ‘Eat Fat, Cut the Carbs, and Avoid Snacking to […]
June 14, 2017
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Is A High Protein Diet Ruining Your Gut Health?

You are 76% human. The rest is bacteria. Sounds like a strange concept to many, but this area of research into the “microbiome” (which is the functions […]
May 14, 2017
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Separate Diet From Your Self

There is a Paul Graham post I recently went back to. You can read the full piece here. Something had struck a cord with me after […]
January 25, 2017
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20 Simple, Evidence-Based Nutrition Tips for 2017

I have beef with January. Not the month per se, but the “New Year, New Me” bullshit that gets thrown around, the boosted gym memberships, the failed […]
December 6, 2016
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Paradigms Lost: Clean Eating & If It Fits Your Macros

The pendulum swings in the nutrition world are extreme. We’re living in particularly tiresome dichotomy right now, between the nebulous concept of “clean eating”, and the […]
November 14, 2016
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The Truth About Sugar Addiction

Sugar “addiction.” Its an attractive concept to the ‘Cult of Wellness‘ and their social media accounts, aided and abetted by supermodels claiming sugar is “toxic.” The […]
October 12, 2016
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Taxing Sugar: Reductionist, Ineffectual and Lacking “Big Picture” Thinking

In 2015, a series of government documents were published in the UK in relation to obesity, in particular childhood obesity (Children’s Food Trust, 2015; House of Commons […]
August 24, 2016
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Why Your “Fat Burning” Supplement Doesn’t Work

I doubt there is a greater industry buzzword than ‘fat burner.’ Supplement companies use the term liberally, encompassing any product they claim to increase the rate […]
July 6, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 4 – Carb Controversy

Part 1: Solid Ground Part 2: Bricks & Mortar Part 3: Dietary Fat The pendulum swings in nutrition tend to be extreme. Last week, we looked […]
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 20, 2015
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3 Things That Will (And Won’t) Boost Your Immune System This Winter

It’s that time of year. The person next to you on the bus sniffling all the way in. The colleague with the dry cough that seems […]
December 9, 2014
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The 10 Commandments: Eat These 10 Foods for Optimal Health

Objectively looking at nutrition needs definition, and certain parameters are helpful, like nutrient-density. One of the issues, however, is that what should be an objective analysis […]
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] […]