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The “Skinny” on Fad Diets

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that 42.5% of American adults fit the criteria for obesity, or a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or greater. When including the population that is either overweight (BMI of 25.0-29.9) or… read more

The Healthy Side of Mushrooms

These dark, mysterious fungi, which can be found sprinkled amongst the earth, contain important vitamins and nutrients that are vital for a healthy lifestyle. From oyster to shiitake, mushrooms can complement any meal, even pizza or salad! With their low… read more

Beginner’s Guide to the Paleo Diet

The Paleo diet is based on the diet of our hunter-gatherer ancestors from the Paleolithic era. Why mimic the diet of our ancestors? Hunter-gatherers had robust health and experienced few degenerative and chronic diseases. Also, our genetics are virtually identical… read more

Should You Say Goodbye To Gluten?

We all love our pastas, our breads, our cakes and our cookies — that is, unless we have celiac disease. This autoimmune disorder affects one in 100 people. That means 1 percent of the population is unable to digest gluten… read more

Best Diet to Pack on Muscle

  By Gary McClain When you set out to pack on some dense muscle mass, there are a few dietary staples you should keep in mind. Lean protein is at the top of the list followed by quality carbohydrates and… read more

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