Nutrition

Health Benefits of Essential Oils

Health Benefits of Essential Oils

Last winter I started to experiment with essential oils for their health benefits, after reading a couple of interesting articles.  I bought a diffuser, which works great and is really cool. I started off by getting 4 different oils and experimenting with them to aid with my chronic insomnia.

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Insulin Manipulation

Insulin Manipulation

For most of us humans, it’s natural to label things as either good or bad, but sometimes this is a dangerous way of thinking.  That is certainly the case with the hormone insulin.  Those wanting fat loss call insulin the “bad” hormone because it inhibits fat burning, promotes fat storage and makes us fat.  On the other hand, those who want muscle growth consider insulin to be the “anabolic holy grail.”

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Balancing Fat Intake

Balancing Fat Intake

Today’s article is about balancing fat intake.  I’m a huge fan of eating fat and dispelling the myth that fat is bad. The science is quite clear on this matter and indisputable. There are bad fats (trans fats), OK fats (omega-6’s and saturated- where it’s all about quality and quantity), and good fats (monounsaturated and omega-3’s – which most of us are deficient in). 

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Workout Nutrition

Workout Nutrition

Pre-workout and intra-workout nutrition are the most important things you can do to make progress with your workouts.  That may seem like a bold statement but the latest research is quite compelling.

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Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, Testosterone

Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, Testosterone

The nutrition world confuses many people because there is tons of misinformation, conflicting information, and constantly changing information. One of the most controversial topics in nutrition is saturated fat.  For years, saturated fat was demonized as the cause of high cholesterol and heart disease.  In recent years, there has been a movement from many a scientist to dispel that argument. 

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Full-fat dairy is Good for Kids

Full Fat Dairy for Kids

Our various national health organizations in the U.S. have long supported low-fat dairy for kids over the age of two. For many years now, I have thought this was a terrible idea, as full fat dairy is much healthier for all humans, and it is now coming to light (finally!) that there is little scientific evidence for kids to go low-fat or skim dairy. This is based on a new analysis of twenty-nine (29) peer-reviewed studies on the role of dairy and childhood obesity.

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