Does fruit cause weight gain?

This is a common question that gets asked. Many people stay away from fruit thinking it will cause weight gain, but then they don’t hesitate to eat a sugar filled protein bar for lunch which is pretty much just a candy bar. It’s funny how our minds trick us into thinking a packaged food is […]

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The silent killer

Inflammation is the root of all disease. It is the body’s natural defense against infection. Asthma, arthritis, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Alzheimer’s, cancer, heart disease and Parkinson’s disease may all be caused by chronic inflammation in the body. Arthritis is caused by inflammation of the joints. Heart disease is caused by inflammation of the […]

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Tips for Raising Healthy Kids

It can definitely be a struggle when trying to get your kids to eat healthy. The earlier you introduce healthy foods the better. Otherwise, if their taste buds are used to sweeter tastes then it’s going to be harder to feed them stuff that doesn’t have a pound of sugar in it. Children’s taste buds […]

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Eating the SAD way

People often look at food and only see the number of calories and how that food is going to make them fat. It’s time to change the way you look at food. Everything you put into your body is either going to prevent disease or cause disease. The Standard American Diet (SAD for short) is […]

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Become a Food Detective: Why you should read food labels and how to do it

With so many health trends out there today, it seems every product has some health claim on the front of its package. “Sugar-free”, “All-Natural”, or “Fat-Free” sure sound healthy, right? But are they as healthy as you think? Don’t be fooled by these so-called health claims. The phrase “don’t judge a book by its cover” […]

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The Truth About Olive Oil

A lot of people believe olive oil is good for you, and why wouldn’t they? It’s all over the media on how it protects heart disease among other health promoting qualities. But let’s look at the facts… Olive oil is the most calorically-dense food out there. It starts as a whole olive and then removes […]

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Beat the Bloat!

You know the feeling when you eat too much and just want to go put your sweatpants on and lay down until you feel like you can move again??? Bloating is that uncomfortable feeling that makes us look and feel much heavier than we really are. It is caused from overeating, poorly combined meals and […]

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