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Is Dairy Bad For You or Is Dairy Good For You?

Milk and dairy products have become one of the most widely consumed foods worldwide. Breastmilk is often the first food we consume as infants, and many mothers start feeding their children with cow’s milk after the first year of age. But is dairy bad for you or do you need to drink milk and…(Read More)

Paleo diet: The risk of cancer from eating red or processed meat

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…(Read More)

Saturated Fat and Cholesterol

Many people think that saturated fat and cholesterol are evil and that the consuming saturated fats increase blood cholesterol levels. However, the truth is that eating saturated fat is healthy, and low cholesterol levels are harmful to your body. But thanks to the low-fat diet lie, most of us don’t eat enough fat…(Read More)

The benefits of intermittent fasting

Intermittent fasting is easy to implement, yet it’s an incredibly powerful method to improve your overall well-being and to lose weight. Specifically, an intermittent fasting diet has the following scientifically proven benefits: Improves body composition in athletes, Normalizes your blood sugar/lipid levels, Reduces blood pressure, Improves insulin resistance, Prevents neuronal death, Enhances…(Read More)

Is Soylent healthy? A Soylent Ingredients Analysis

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…(Read More)

Paleo vs. Keto Diet: Which one is the best?

Over the past few weeks, several of my CrossFit friends have asked me if I was on the Keto diet. I usually respond with explaining that I’m on a Keto-influenced Paleo diet. That gave me the idea of writing an article comparing the Paleo vs. Keto diet and busting some of the myths…(Read More)

Nutritional value of Pastured eggs vs Regular eggs

Eggs are a staple in our household, and we eat up to four dozen of them every week. But have you noticed how many different types of eggs there are? I had and was wondering if there was a difference in nutritional value between pastured eggs vs. regular eggs. As it turned out, pastured eggs…(Read More)

How healthy is farmed salmon and what is ethoxyquin?

Salmon is known as a healthy food, rich in Omega-3 fatty acids. What you may not have known is that most Atlantic farmed salmon is contaminated with toxic chemicals.  Manufacturers use such chemicals as ethoxyquin (EQ), butylated hydroxytoluene (BHT) and butylated hydroxyanisole (BHA) to preserve fish food. Shop mentioned products Wild caught Omega-3…(Read More)

Superfoods: Eggs and avocados - health benefits and nutritional information

Eggs and avocados are my two favorite superfoods that offer a lot of health benefits. Continue reading to learn why eggs and avocados should regularly be on your plate as well. Avocados and their health benefits Avocados are among my favorite fruits. You heard right; avocados aren’t vegetables but fruits! What makes the avocado…(Read More)

Juicing vs. Blending? Learn why blending is the healthier option!

Juicing vs. Blending seems to be an ongoing battle. What what’s the healthier option and what’s better for losing weight? The answer is simple: Blending (or extraction) is the better choice and offers many advantages over juicing. Continue reading to learn why. Shop mentioned products Magic Bullet NutriBullet 12-Piece High-Speed Blender…(Read More)