How to Read a Nutrition Label

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Reading nutrition labels is a crucial skill for making informed and healthy food choices. These labels provide a wealth of information about the nutritional content of a food item, helping consumers understand what they are putting into their bodies. In this brief blog post, we will explore how to decipher and utilize the information presented…

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Vegetarianism and Veganism

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Vegetarianism and Veganism – Making Sense of Two Popular Dietary and Lifestyle Choices Vegetarianism and veganism are dietary and lifestyle choices that have gained increasing popularity in recent years due to ethical, environmental, and health concerns. While both diets exclude meat, they differ in their degree of restriction, encompassing different subtypes that accommodate diverse preferences…

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Intermittent Fasting – The Basics

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Intermittent Fasting: Exploring the Basics, Benefits, and Potential Drawbacks Intermittent fasting (IF) has gained significant attention in recent years as a popular dietary approach for weight loss and overall health improvement. It involves alternating periods of eating and fasting, rather than focusing on specific food choices. This essay aims to delve into the basics, benefits,…

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A Quick and Basic Guide to Setting Up Calories and Macros

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A Quick and Basic Guide to Setting Up Calories and Macros Creating a plan for daily caloric intake and macro breakdown involves determining your calorie needs and setting specific macronutrient targets. Here’s a concise guide to help you develop your plan: Calculate your calorie needs: To maintain your current weight, determine your Total Daily Energy…

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How to Know if You Should Try the Ketogenic Diet

Unless you’ve been under a rock recently, you’ve heard the buzz about the ketogenic diet (or keto).  Everybody is confirming miraculous weight loss results and increased brain power.  But what’s the deal with it and is it really all that we think it is? What is the Ketogenic Diet? The keto diet is a diet…

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Nutritional Consults and Guidance

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We all know how difficult it can be to eat healthy. The fatty foods, the sugar cravings, they’re real. There’s no doubt about it. You head to the grocery store and instead of picking up fruit, vegetables, and lean meats you head straight to the “snack aisle”. Full of: Sodas Chips Candy Cookies Desserts Pretty…

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