Tagged: nutritional information

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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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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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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...

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What Will I Eat Today?

What will I eat today? I’m faced with this question day after day… But today it’s different. Now I live alone. Today I choose my meals for myself. Not going to consider anybody else…...