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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 […]
November 2, 2016
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Preserving Brain Health: 9 Key Evidence-Based Foods to Prevent Cognitive Decline

There is a 99.6% failure rate of pharmaceutical drugs for the treatment of dementia and Alzheimer’s Disease [AD] (Cummings, Morstorf & Zhong, 2014). Read that again. […]
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 […]
July 20, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 6 – Strategies for Success

Part 1: Solid Ground Part 2: Bricks & Mortar Part 3: Dietary Fat Part 4: Carb Controversy  Part 5: How to Eat This is the last post in […]
July 13, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 5 – How to Eat

Solid Ground: What does a diet for optimal health actually contain? Bricks & Mortar: The foundation nutrients of a diet optimal for health, weight loss and maintenance. […]
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 […]
June 22, 2016
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The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Diet: Part 2 – Bricks & Mortar

In Part 1 of this series, we defined a health-promoting diet by nutrient density. Today, we’re going to look at foundation nutrients – what are the baseline nutrition decisions to make […]
June 1, 2016
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The Fat Loss Formula: 10 Questions & Answers to Start Losing Fat Today

Let me see if this sounds familiar to you… In April, you picked up a magazine that had some article about the ‘secrets’ behind losing fat […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]