Category: Nutrition

Best place to look for Vitamin A! 5

Vitamin A: All You Need to Know

Vitamin A… Quite a controversy this one! Worshiped for its vision enhancing capabilities and blamed for hip fractures. Oh my… Is there a story here? Cancer? There’s a very heated debate out there about...

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The Greener, the Fewer Calories

When it comes to calories, there’s color discrimination even between fruit and vegetables.  When our parents told us to eat mostly greens, who knew we should take this literally? Indeed, fruit and vegetables have...

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Brain Chemistry: Eat to Feel Good

You can get rid of all those biological problems that hinder your well being! You just have to treat your body right! And there are even things you can do to get those beta...

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Brain Chemistry: Food and Mood

Does food make you happy? Why do you resort to chocolate every time you feel down? There’s logic behind your choice, and it has a lot to do with your mood! What you eat...

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Vitamin K: a Gender Biased Vitamin?

When it comes to Vitamin K it all looks fine and dandy, but truth be told, there’s a lot we don’t know. Only few effects of Vitamin K consumption have been proven so far,...

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Fiber: Hunger Pains? No more!

Did you know that fiber is a special kind of carbohydrate? Now you know! And not only that: it’s a carbohydrate that the body can’t digest. This means it has 0 calories! That’s right!...

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Fats: All You Need to Know

I’m sure you got a chill just by reading that word. But you have to get beyond that initial reactions and understand why lipids are important for you (in small amounts of course). What...

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Carbohydrates: All You Need to Know

I’m sure you heard about carbs already. Carbohydrates are basically sugars. And I mean all kinds! Not just sweets, bread, pasta, but also fruit and vegetables. Carbohydrates are where you get your energy from....

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10 Tic Tacs or a Melon?

Do you know that a Tic Tac has enough carbohydrates in it to spike your blood sugar? If you didn’t know this, it’s because the label doesn’t mention carbs. You see, the law permits...

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Protein: All You Need to Know

Protein is my favorite nutrient. And it’s the most important! (not that the others are not…) Crash course on protein It’s absolutely vital so make sure you get what you need! Weigh yourself. You...