Let’s unsaturate the fat talk

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Article by Megan Meyer as appeared on Health US News While checking out at the grocery store last week, I took the 5 minutes or so that I had to glance at a few of the magazines that were lining the checkout aisles. In that small amount of time, I found that massive amounts of […]


Peanut allergy theory backed up by new research

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Article by By Dominic Howell BBC News In 2015, a study claimed early exposure to peanut products could cut the risk of allergy by 80%. Now researchers say “long-lasting” allergy protection can be sustained – even when the snacks are later avoided for a year. The New England Journal of Medicine study looked at 550 children […]


If You’ve Replaced Olive Oil with Coconut Oil, You Must Read This

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Article by Sangeeta Pradhan, RD, LDN, CDE as published on foodandnutrition.org The relationship between saturated fats and increased risk of heart disease has been well-established in the medical literature. In March 2014, however, a systematic review and meta-analysis published in the Annals of Internal Medicine muddied the waters, suggesting that there was limited evidence linking saturated fat […]


3 Reasons to Give Up on Fad Diets

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By: Sarah Romotsky It’s a fact: fad diets are here to stay. From Lord Byron’s popular diet of potatoes drenched in vinegar (stomach problems, anyone?) to the grapefruit diet and cleanses, there’s always a new “it” diet. Believe me, I know how enticing it is to believe that there is one answer to being healthy, and […]


Foods to Fight Iron Deficiency

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You may pump iron at the gym a few times a week, but your body pumps it continuously through the bloodstream every day. Iron is needed to make hemoglobin, a part of red blood cells that acts like a taxicab for oxygen and carbon dioxide. It picks up oxygen in the lungs, drives it through […]


Vitamin C – Supporting a Healthy Immune System

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Vitamin C, or ascorbic acid, is a water soluble vitamin well known for its role in supporting a healthy immune system. Because your body cannot make vitamin C, it must come from the foods you eat every day. Research shows vitamin C is essential for the growth and repair of tissue all over the body. […]


Coconut Oil Isn’t All That It’s Cracked Up to Be

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If  coconut oil is your go-to oil, read this. According to many so-called experts, coconut oil is a cure-all that can do everything from clear up your skin to treat ulcers, burn fat, improve brain and heart health, among many other “amazing” benefits. However, the scientific evidence to support coconut oil’s health benefits is still […]