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Most chronic diseases — including cancer, diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s, and others — are caused by the food we eat, regardless of genetic disposition. That’s why it’s so important to learn as much as you can about the impact food and diet can have on your health and overall well-being. On this blog, I share with you what I’ve learned, including the latest scientific research, in easy-to-understand language. 

Why Your Gut Bacteria Hold The Key to Your Health

Microbiome - The Connection Between Diet, Disease, and Your Gut

Did you know that most of the cells in your body aren’t human? Your body consists of about 37 trillion cells. In comparison, there are around 100 trillion microbes living in and on your body, creating a complex ecosystem called a microbiota that holds the key to your health and well-being. What’s more, approximately 70% …

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Vitamin and Mineral Supplements – Do You Really Need Them?

performance labs - whole-food multi

The human body requires vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. That’s why humans evolved on a diet that supplies those essential micronutrients. Yet, 68% of Americans take vitamin supplements. Arguably, because they think multivitamin supplements have health benefits or reduce the risk of illnesses, such as heart disease. Additionally, some people believe that they can’t …

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Dietary Fiber Benefits, Myths and Food List

Dietary Fiber Benefits, Myths and Food List

In this article, I tell you everything you need to know about dietary fiber, including its benefits, myths, and how much fiber you need per day. I also talk about the risk of ingesting too much fiber, give you a list of foods high in fiber, and much more. So what is fiber? In a …

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Is Dairy Bad for You? What You Need to Know!

Lactose Intolerance can cause GI issues

Milk products and dairy products have become among the most widely-consumed foods worldwide. Breast milk is often the first food we consume as infants, and many mothers start feeding their children cows’ milk after the first year of age. But is dairy bad for you, or do you need to drink milk and eat cheese …

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Red Meat and Cancer – What’s the Risk?

Red Meat and Cancer - What's the Risk?

A recent meta-study from the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) tries to answer the question if consuming red and processed meat increases the risk of cancer. I contacted the World Health Organization (WHO) and the IARC to find out what the new study means for the Paleo diet and how real the risk …

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Saturated Fat and Cholesterol – Facts and Myths!

Saturated Fat and Cholesterol - Facts and Myths!

Have you ever asked yourself, “is cholesterol bad for you?” If so, I want to provide some clarity right off the bat: the answer is “no.” Many people think that saturated fat and cholesterol are evil, and that a diet high in saturated fat increases blood cholesterol levels and poses serious health risks. However, the …

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Soylent Meal Replacement Drink Review

Soylent Powder: Original - Cacao

Soylent has enjoyed incredible popularity, but considering the controversy in recent years around this meal replacement drink, many consumers pose the question: Is Soylent healthy? To find out, I have teamed up with a medical doctor who specializes in human metabolism, and we analyzed the ingredients in Soylent. We concluded that Soylent is not a …

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How to Eat Healthy While Traveling [Top 3 Tips]

How to Eat Healthy While Traveling - Top 8 Tips

Eating healthy while being on the road is challenging, especially if you travel frequently or travel with kids. In this article, I will share my top eight tips and explain how to eat healthy while traveling. How to Eat Healthy While Traveling Maintaining a healthy diet is relatively simple when you cook at home. And …

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Regular vs. Pastured Eggs – What You Need to Know!

Nutritional value of Pastured eggs vs Regular eggs

Eggs are a staple in our household. We eat eggs daily and even use them for keto protein shakes. And we eat a lot of them—up to four dozen every week, in fact. But have you noticed how many different types of eggs there are? I had, and I was wondering if there was a …

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Review of three wine clubs that ship to Georgia and other states

Review of two wine clubs that ship to Georgia - Cellars Wine Club and Naked Wines

Thanks to complicated shipping laws in the United States, not all wine clubs ship to all states. In fact, many wine clubs don’t ship to Georgia at all, including the well-known WSJwine, the wine club of the Wall Street Journal. Fortunately, there are a few wine clubs that ship to Georgia, and I tried three of …

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