Dieting
Are Nightshades Bad?

Are Nightshades Bad?

You might have heard that NFL quarterback Tom Brady doesn’t eat nightshades. He even has a book outlining a whole host of things he doesn’t eat and why. While I would take advice on being an NFL quarterback from him, I would decidedly NOT take nutrition advice from him.

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Chocolate Milk After Exercise

Chocolate Milk After Exercise

Last week I noticed the guy swimming laps in the lane next to me had a bottle of chocolate milk sitting on the edge of the pool. I always have my water bottle so that he had a beverage wasn’t what struck me. It was that it was chocolate milk.

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The Calories-In-Calories-Out Lie

The Calories-In-Calories-Out Lie

I see it everywhere. People saying that losing weight is simply a matter of eating fewer calories than you burn. They say it doesn’t matter what you eat or when you eat, only how many calories are in it and how many calories you burn.

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Veggies To Eat Cooked

Veggies To Eat Cooked

Vegetables are a great food. Any way you can get yourself to eat more of them, do that. We tend to eat more raw foods in the summer months, who wants to work over a hot stove if you don’t have to? In the winter we love hearty, hot casserole dishes.

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Tips To Keep Your Brain Sharp

Tips To Keep Your Brain Sharp

It is often assumed that the human brain gets slower and becomes less sharp as it ages. There are even studies suggesting that the cognitive decline can start as early as our late 20s or early 30s. By the time we get to our 80s, fifty percent of us struggle with memory loss.

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Vegan vs Plant-Based

Vegan vs Plant-Based

“Are you vegan?” It’s a question we get asked A LOT. How I answer it depends on how much of a conversation I want to have. I use “vegan” with wait staff at restaurants because it’s an easy shorthand. But it’s not nearly the whole story.

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