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Unhealthy Diets Rely on Processed Foods

Unhealthy diets rely heavily on processed foods. They also lead to weight gain. In the first study of its kind, scientists have shown that eating ultra-processed foods leads to weight gain in human volunteers in as little as 2 weeks. Research studies have reported associations between processed foods and health

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Eating Healthy Rules

Eating healthy strategies can make a big difference in keeping us on a healthy path. The signals in our food-centric world all point to overeating and to eating convenience foods which are generally not healthy.   Eating Healthy Using 14 Simple Strategies Eating healthy can help you lose weight and

  • a balanced diet does not need supplements

Advice About a Balanced Diet and Supplements

Many of my clients believe that a complement to a balanced diet is a handful of supplements. In fact, this was a myth I too believed before I became a trained Certified Nutritionist. There are two schools of misguided thinking. One is the mistaken belief that a balanced diet will

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What is Healthy Eating?

What is healthy eating? Some of us mistakenly think we are engaging in healthy eating by focusing on particular foods that supposedly have health benefits associated with them. In doing so, we can take a lot of shortcuts, like living on juices, smoothies, protein shakes and nutrition bars. But is

  • a nutritionist says men lose weight faster than women

A Nutritionist Says There’s a Difference Between the Sexes

As a Certified Nutritionist, I often coach husbands and wives together because it dramatically increases their chances of losing weight if they support each other. What I have observed anecdotally is that the husbands almost always lose weight faster than the wives. Women: Add this to your “life is unfair”

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Weight Loss and PCOS

Weight loss with PCOS can be very challenging. Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is a condition characterized by hormonal imbalances, irregular periods, and/or the development of small cysts on one or both ovaries. This condition can impact up to 7% of adult women. The hormonal imbalances, insulin resistance, and inflammation related

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Healthy Weight Loss Programs Follow These 7 Rules

The most effective healthy weight loss programs can be summed up with these 7 rules from Michael Pollan. Michael Pollan has been writing about food and culture for over 40 years. His book “Food Rules” is iconic in the field. His central point is to choose real food over “food-like