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Fat is an essential nutrient and is not bad for you. Cue Drama. Your body needs fat for brain development, controlling inflammation, and blood clotting. Fat also keeps your skin and hair healthy, and helps absorb vitamins A,D,E and K. However, not all fats are created equal. The most commonly…

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If you are dieting, working out, or care about your general fitness, calories are something you should think about on a daily basis. Why? Well because they are your main foundation in which, when done correctly, will help you to achieve your aesthetic goals 🙂 Let’s dive into this. What…

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The issue of GMOs has seemingly split the scientific community. For some, GMOs are key to feeding an ever-growing world population, improving quality of life for farmers in developing nations and helping crops resist droughts or other natural phenomena. For others it represents the increased use of chemicals, corporate greed,…

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Is diet soda bad for you? Short answer, no. Long answer, well…
 Diet Soda and Aspartame are consistently bashed as another bad alternative to sugary drinks. The main two questions that need answering are, are they safe, and can they help you lose weight? 
Although diet soda has been linked…

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Every year millions of people pay a premium for organic produce, but is the label worth it? 

In the last 20 years alone, we have seen the mass industrialization of food production which is good in some cases (because seasonality is no longer a factor, for one), but at the…

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For parents, it is their duty to make sure children are in good health – and that means not just ensuring they are active and eat well, but also that they understand what it means to be healthy. By encouraging children to live a healthy lifestyle, you give them the…

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Where do we really stand right now with Probiotics and Gut Health? What are the benefits? What are the myths out there that are still rampant? Probiotics – you have heard of them and you have seen the hype, but is it really what it is said to be or…

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What are the implications of caffeine on our sleep?  How much is too much? And what do we know to be considered as “just right”? Caffeine is a stimulant mostly found in tea and coffee that takes action on your brain and nervous system in an attempt to combat tiredness…

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If I eat like s*** but I am on a calorie deficit, will I still lose fat? The answer is yes… and no.⁣ While the short answer to this question may seem a little controversial to some, it is important to look at the psychology behind why people would ask…

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Although fasting is trending right now (and with some good reason), it has been widely used for many reasons throughout history. But what exactly is IF?⁣ The concept of IF comes from alternating times of zero eating with feeding windows. Whether you are fasting for 6, 8 or 24 hours…

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