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May 4, 2016
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What You Ought to Know About Your Baby’s Intelligence

Let’s pose a question: if you were told your child would have greater attention, less distractibility and hyperactivity, and greater cognitive development as a 5 year […]
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, […]
December 9, 2015
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The Novice Guide to Intermittent Fasting

If you read this blog, then you know I love fasting. It’s simple. It’s incredibly effective. And it puts an end to diets with one, swift […]
October 13, 2015
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3 Benefits of Fasting You Don’t Know About

The concept of intermittent fasting has gone from subculture to commercial phenomenon, with variations like 5-2 becoming huge successes. Intermittent fasting is a refreshing concept in […]
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 22, 2015
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10 Simple Weight Loss Troubleshoots

Weight loss and maintenance is often overcomplicated. The reality is that the finer details are only relevant to about 1% of people: anyone trying to get […]
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 […]
August 4, 2015
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4 Reasons Why You Need More Fibre

Before you read, check out this quick video which Harvard psychologists shot in the ’90’s. Did you see the gorilla?! Half of the students originally shown […]
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 11, 2014
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Stop Eating Stale Popcorn: How Distracted Eating is Affecting Your Diet

Imagine you go to the cinema. You do what you habitually do at the cinema; buy some popcorn. You go into the movie, and crunch and […]
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] […]
September 16, 2014
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Willpower is a Myth: Why “Good Food” is Killing Your Fat Loss Efforts

So you want to lose fat? Contrary to whatever crap you’ve heard floating around the ‘net about restricting this or that food, or cutting one food […]