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6 Nutrients Exclusively Found In Animal Foods

Animal foods possess some critical compounds that the body needs to optimally thrive in health. Not only that, many of the vitamins offered in animal foods are in superior forms compared to plant foods because of their bioavailability. The bioavailability and digestibility of these vitamins and minerals are arguably the most important part of optimizing […]

5 Invisible Stressors We Face Everyday

 Prior to my journey of studying nutrition, I had a shallow idea of what stress was. I thought stress was just that feeling you had when you had 5 minutes left before class ended while taking a hard math test or the pain your body felt the last 75 meters of a 400m dash. While […]

5 Profound Benefits Of Coffee

Coffee is one of the most consumed beverages in the entire world. An estimated 2 billion cups of coffee are consumed around the world everyday! Brazil remains the top global exporter of coffee in the world today. Fun fact: Did you know coffee is the #1 most abundant antioxidant in the American diet. Coffee contains […]

6 Evidence Based Ways To Burn More Body Fat

There are many many ways to burn excess body fat, everything from sleep, movement, fasting, dietary abstinence, and more. Before you jump into a new diet or exercise program I beg you to ask this question, “Is what I am about to embark on something that I can sustain day in and day out as […]

Is Dairy Inflammatory?

Today there seems to be a laundry list of debatable nutrition topics. Everything from people thinking diet soda causes cancer to fruit causing diabetes. They seem bizarre on the surface but it’s worth at least understanding the research by which they are being debated. Just because something sounds like absolute nonsense does not mean you […]

A Guide To Understanding Hunger Hormones

Hunger Hormones: Peptide YY, Cholecystokinin, Ghrelin, and Leptin Have you ever wondered why you can be stuffed full and if you are offered another serving of meat or salad you practically get nausea thinking about trying to eat it but if offered a slice of cake, a cookie, or ice cream, you would be delighted […]