FAT DEMYSTIFIED

At long last the pendulum has swung away from the fear of fat with the help of robust literature to propel it’s direction. However, as nutrition advice shifts, the details are not always clear. Where is the active woman’s roadmap for fat? Quality standards are easy to find but timing and amount?  Not so easy to […]

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NOOTROPICS: THE NEW SMART DRUG

Every year a new health trend takes the market by storm. Some offer fantastic health benefits with sound science backing their claims, while others are just a passing fad. 2018 promises to be no different and some new health agents are dominating the scene. Enter NOOTROPICS. For many of you, this is likely a new […]

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SPICE UP YOUR LIFE WITH CINNAMON

Isn’t it fantastic when you find out that one of the foods you appreciate is extra-beneficial to your health? Serendipity! Many of us already incorporate cinnamon into our diets, whether it be through a spiced latte or as a seasoning. Let’s dig into the ins and outs of cinnamon. WHERE SHOULD I PURCHASE CINNAMON? Market […]

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Hug yourself with HYGGE

Here in Denver winter has finally set in. Spoiled by unseasonal warmth, the recent days of chill have shocked my system and reminded me that we are moving into the throes of winter. No matter where you are [in the northern hemisphere – that is] the cold weather blues may be creeping in. For me, […]

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LECTINS, FRIEND OR FOE?

With the release of Dr. Steven Gundry’s latest book, The Plant Paradox, a new nutrition villain has emerged on the scene. Enter the LECTIN. Lectins are nothing new. They are a type of protein found in the foods we eat. It is thought that lectins evolved as part of a plant’s natural defense system, helping […]

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