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Nutrition

In-depth guides covering diets and dietary lifestyles that have been proven by evolution and science to be effective for improving your health.

Vitamin and Mineral Supplements – Do You Really Need Them?

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The human body requires vitamins and minerals to stay healthy. That’s why humans evolved on a predominantly animal-based 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 … Read more

Wild-caught vs. Farmed Salmon – What’s The Better Choice?

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. What is Ethoxyquin? Ethoxyquin is a synthetic … Read more