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Why Detox Diets are Necessary in Today’s Toxic World

Why Detox Diets are Necessary in Today’s Toxic World

Photo by Azamat Zhanisov on Unsplash Detox diets are more popular than ever, and for good reason. We live in an increasingly polluted environment, loaded with toxins; the soil we grow our food in is often nutrient-depleted and many consume processed, factory-made foods supplying scant […]

New Study: One in Five Deaths Associated with Poor Diet, Globally

New Study: One in Five Deaths Associated with Poor Diet, Globally

Photo by Ursula Spaulding on Unsplash According to a new study published in The Lancet by the Global Burden of Disease, individuals in almost every region of the world could benefit from rebalancing their diets to eat optimal amounts of various foods and nutrients. This […]

Why Chronic Inflammation is Important to Understand for All Ages

Why Chronic Inflammation is Important to Understand for All Ages

Photo by Imani Clovis on Unsplash Ouch! You stub your toe on your bedpost for the hundredth time. Almost instantly, the redness, pain, swelling and heat wash over your toe. These four symptoms are the classic and predictable signs of acute inflammation, and they serve […]

Is This New Fasting Trend Beneficial for Weight Loss?

Is This New Fasting Trend Beneficial for Weight Loss?

Photo by alan KO on Unsplash A new, small study out of the University of Illinois at Chicago examines the effect of time-restricted eating on weight loss in obese individuals. Obesity Rates in the U.S. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that […]

Following A Low-Carb or Gluten-Free Diet Doesn’t Always Equal Healthy

Following A Low-Carb or Gluten-Free Diet Doesn’t Always Equal Healthy

Photo By Charles Deluvio on Unsplash Between the Kardashians and the latest trends, it seems like low-carb and gluten-free diets are all of the rage today. Many celebrities and media outlets tout the benefits of following them and have named bread and pasta the enemy. […]

What is The Keto Diet and Is It Effective?

What is The Keto Diet and Is It Effective?

Photo by Jennifer Burk on Unsplash The ketogenic diet, or keto diet for short, is a diet that seems to have taken over the millennial generation. But is it safe or effective? We help you break it down. What is Ketosis? The basis of the […]