Monday, August 19, 2019

Tag: Healthy Eating

Making sure your pre- and post-workout snacks are on point can be the difference between you making real progress, and not going anywhere. While my specialty sits within the realm of “exercise science”, I still get a fairly large number of clients coming...
If you're on a path towards building a healthier life, the number of different healthy lifestyle changes people suggest you try can be completely overwhelming.  It can be impossible to work out what changes are actually going to drive real, significant, positive changes in your health.
The Glycemic Index of foods or GI is a value given to a specific food based on how it impacts your blood sugar levels after you eat it.  This concept was first developed in the 1980’s as a nutritional therapy for diabetics with the goal of maintaining and lowering...
Smack-dab in the center of your friend’s fridge door, just beneath the tidy to-do list and cleaning schedule: a paleo grocery list.  Maybe you didn’t want to seem snoopy, or maybe you were both in a serious rush to get out the door to your evening’s festivities,...
Is Leaky Gut Real? Let me start out by clarifying that, whether or not leaky gut is real, it’s not currently an official diagnosis.   If you go to your general practitioner and ask about it you may get some skeptical...
Ever wondered what apple cider vinegar does to your body? Wonder no more! Here Miranda, a nutrition scientist, breaks it down for you! Last Updated: June 26, 2019 What does apple cider vinegar do to your body?  And...
Like most high-fat foods, peanut butter's had a serious PR problem for the better part of a century!   When studies in the 1940s linked high-fat, high-calorie diets to an increased risk of heart disease, heart attack, and stroke, the world turned its back on all fat-rich foods.  Whole food...
Intermittent fasting is a way of eating that is typified by prolonged periods of fasting, interspersed with smaller eating windows – small time periods within a day where you consume all of your daily calories. When I first heard about intermittent fasting, I honestly...

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