Nutrition

Nightshade Vegetables – Should You Avoid Them?

Nightshade Vegetables - Should You Avoid Them?

Recently, a friend told me about an article on nightshade vegetables, such as tomatoes, potatoes and eggplant, that was written by a physician who vilified these vegetables.  That inspired me to do some research and write this article.

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Healthy Summer BBQ

Healthy Summer BBQ

Every summer, people across the U.S. start up their grills and enjoy summer barbeque’s with family and friends.  Good times, to be sure!  However, too often, these affairs are not particularly healthy and many people simply believe that a good ol’ fashioned BBQ is not a healthy meal.  So, the point of today’s article is to prove that line of thinking wrong.  I believe that a summer BBQ can be healthy and tasty.

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How Healthy is Wine?

How Healthy is Wine?

Ernest Hemingway said that wine is “one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things in the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection.” I like wine quite a bit myself, as do many people.  There is some confusion about wine, however, due to conflicting media reports, etc.….Is it healthy or not?

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How Many Carbs Should I Eat?

How Many Carbs Should I Eat?

The question of how many carbohydrates one should consume is a hot topic these days. I see it in the media very frequently and I hear it live even more often. Clearly, there is an abundance of confusion. Let’s try to clarify this issue for you somewhat. I say somewhat, because the only true way to know what is right for you is to do your own homework and figure it out.

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Prescription for a Longer Life

Prescription for a Longer Life

​Recently, Mark Sisson wrote an article called Crossfit Training: How to Support Overall Wellness and Longevity with Primal.  I am a huge fan of Mark Sisson and I thought the article was great. As I reflected on it later, I thought to myself that this doesn’t apply just to crossfitters.  This is information that applies across a wide swath of folks.  So today, I give you excerpts from Mr. Sisson’s article, along with my own thoughts.

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Choosing the Right Cooking Oil

Choosing the Right Cooking Oil

Choosing the right oil for cooking depends greatly on the job you want it to do. Almost all cooking oils or cooking fats contain a mixture of the three types of fatty acids: polyunsaturated, monounsaturated, and saturated. Each has certain advantages.

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Chase your Own Recovery

Chase Your Own Recovery

Recovery is the manner in which you recuperate after a workout, which we all know.  And we all know that recovery is important, but how important?  Today’s article will explore the science of recovery and provide some suggestions for proven recovery techniques.

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