nutrition

alcohol

Alcohol: The Life of the Party or a Drain on Your Body?

It’s what nobody wants to hear. Alcohol isn’t good for your body. It puts a toll on your liver, zaps your nutrients, & leaves you with a killer headache. Now, I’m not saying that you should immediately halt all consumption, but there are some things to consider before you pour your next drink. Alcohol affects …

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cholesterol

Why Cholesterol Is Actually Good For You

Cholesterol causes heart disease, right? Not so fast. Cholesterol has actually been vindicated as the big bad guy of health. What is cholesterol? Simply put, cholesterol is the repair molecule for inflammation. It got the blame for causing heart disease because high cholesterol is a symptom of heart disease. Inflammation is actually a cause of …

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healthy meal

How to Build a Healthy Meal in 5 Easy Steps

In these days of Pinterest, recipe finding & healthy meal planning can get out of control quickly. There are so many guides, plans, & templates that you can follow to make life “easier”. But have you noticed that the follow-through is almost impossible? Like there’s either a weird ingredient in the recipe or you’re catering …

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multivitamin

Why You Should Reconsider Your Multivitamin

More than 1/3 of all Americans take a multivitamin or mineral supplement [1]. But I’m here to tell you that you can’t out supplement a bad diet. And your multivitamin might not be the health saving grace that you think it is. Here are some considerations when it comes to taking a multivitamin. Dosage It’s …

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fire your doctor

Should You Fire Your Doctor? The 3 Questions They Must Answer Correctly.

Newsflash: You can fire your doctor! You are paying them as an expert. And if they don’t fit the bill, then you can (and should!) walk out the door. Should You Fire Your Doctor? But how do you know if you have a good doctor? There is so much conflicting information floating around about health …

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