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Why Your Body Needs Essential Fatty Acids

Why Your Body Needs Essential Fatty Acids

Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs) are a group of nutrients vital for our overall health and well-being. They are called "essential" because our bodies cannot produce them on their own and must obtain them through our diet. These EFAs are necessary for proper functioning of...

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Eggs:  The Perfect Super Food

Eggs: The Perfect Super Food

Eggs have long been a staple food in our diets, providing a source of protein, healthy fats, vitamins, and minerals. Despite their reputation as a dietary villain due to their cholesterol content, recent research has shown eggs can be a super food, providing numerous...

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Weight Loss is a Head Game

Weight Loss is a Head Game

Maintaining a healthy weight is essential to your overall health and well-being. However, losing weight can be a challenging task that requires a great deal of commitment and effort. Most people are aware of the effects diet, exercise, and lifestyle choices have on...

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Understanding Macro and Micro Nutrients

Understanding Macro and Micro Nutrients

Macronutrients and micronutrients are essential components of a healthy diet. They play a vital role in maintaining good health and ensuring your body functions correctly. Macronutrients are nutrients the body requires in large quantities. They include carbohydrates,...

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The Importance of Drinking Water

The Importance of Drinking Water

Drinking water is essential for good health and overall well-being. It is important for everyone to drink enough water every day to maintain their health and stay hydrated. To be clear, when we say “water” we mean H2O and ONLY H2O. Coffee, tea, and flavored waters...

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Understanding Your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)

Understanding Your BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate)

BMR (Basal Metabolic Rate) refers to the amount of energy or calories our bodies burn at rest to carry out basic functions like breathing, pumping blood, and maintaining organ function. This energy is necessary for our bodies to function even when we're not doing any...

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What Is Intuitive Eating?

What Is Intuitive Eating?

Intuitive eating is an approach that was created by two registered dietitians, Evelyn Tribole and Elyse Resch, in 1995. Intuitive eating is a non-diet approach to health and wellness that helps you tune into your body signals, break the cycle of chronic dieting and...

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Processed and Ultra Processed Foods

Processed and Ultra Processed Foods

What are processed and ultra-processed foods?Unprocessed or minimally processed foods are whole foods in which the vitamins and nutrients are still intact. The food is in its natural (or nearly natural) state. These foods may be minimally altered by removal of...

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Metabolic Slow Down

Metabolic Slow Down

Studies show that calorie restriction can reduce your metabolismStudies show that weight loss reduces the number of calories you burn. According to one large review, this amounts to 5.8 calories per day for each pound lost, or 12.8 calories per kilogram. However, this...

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Understanding “Starvation Mode”

Understanding “Starvation Mode”

What does "starvation mode" imply?What people generally refer to as "starvation mode" (and sometimes "metabolic damage") is your body's natural response to long-term calorie restriction. It involves the body responding to reduced calorie intake by reducing calorie...

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What is a Calorie Deficit?

What is a Calorie Deficit?

​What Is a Calorie Deficit, and How Much of One Is Healthy?If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ve likely heard that a calorie deficit is required. Yet, you may wonder what exactly it involves or why it’s necessary for weight loss. This will explain everything you...

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