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Is a High Protein Diet Safe? An Evidence Based Answer

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A high protein diet is NOT biocompatible with human physiology. This post will address some common questions I get around protein from clients and students. One of my primary goals when teaching about nutrition is to help people understand that there are really incredible, highly usable sources of protein in plants! Let’s first establish a […]

Gas and bloating…and the pain that’s often associated with it

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Many people suffer from gas and bloating after eating.  It can range from mild discomfort to extremely painful (and sometimes even embarrassing).  Gas and bloating are especially common in those with IBS and constipation.1  (Even weak abdominal muscles and excessive abdominal fat can contribute to this issue.1)  Of course this can also be an issue […]

Fat: The Good, Bad and Ugly

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It seems most areas of nutritional science are surrounded by controversy… Well, at least until you’re able to actually look at the evidence.  Fat is no exception!  This post will share some important, research-based information on the good, bad, and ugly of fat.   Yes, there is good fat… Not all fat is bad or ugly. […]

Does a Low Carb Keto Diet Help with Diabetes?

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A nutrition friend of mine recently sent me a new study about how a low carb keto diet can help diabetes. It’s a great and fair point.  It’s evidence, right?  After all, it comes from a legit peer-reviewed study.  This study is clear that this low carb keto diet can help … but let’s look at […]

Product Review: Is Raisin Bran a Good Choice for Breakfast?

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Raisin Bran. It seems like it would at least be one of the better cereals, right?   These types of foods are great to talk about because many people view them as a healthy option when compared to other sugary cereals.  As with many similar processed pre-packaged foods, they come with a health claim.  The box […]