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Why I don’t Believe in Diets

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So, it is January. And everywhere, literally everywhere are there messages around losing weight, the quickest way to shed belly fat, and or looking slim and trim in 10 days (or less). You may have noticed that diets are not a topic I do not discuss often on the blog […]

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The Lymphatic System

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The Lymphatic System is such an important part of our bodies, yet many people do not know or have only limited knowledge about it. Well… today’s post is meant to change that 😉. What is the Lymphatic System? The lymphatic system is a network of vessels, tissues, and organs that […]

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Dairy

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Today’s β€œnutritional basic” is about dairy. Dairy is one of these things that sometimes can split society: Is it good for you or is it bad for you? Could I even live without dairy if I wanted to (because cheese is simply too delicious 😉)? All of those things will […]

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Carbohydrates

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Today, we are continuing our “nutritional basics” series with one about carbohydrates. Many people are confused about carbohydrates and the role they play in our overall diet. In fact, carbohydrates have – to a certain degree – been made the “enemy” (of something… I am not even sure what 😂). […]

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Tips to Combat Too Much Food/Drink

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So, today I thought I would talk about a few tips for those nights where you may have had a glass or two too many to drink. This may seem topical in relation to the holiday season, but honestly, it was borne out of me having a drink too much […]

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Cholesterol

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So this week, I thought we would cover another topic that holds a lot of “false” or misleading information: Cholesterol. Feared and hated in the 90s and early 2000s (does anyone remember all these “cholesterol-reducing” products of which I am sure those companies made a fortune on?!) – there is […]