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Good fats are in and sugar is out

Good fats are in and sugar is out

Though we are starting to see a shift towards healthy fats in our society (especially with the rise of popular diets such as the Ketogenic diet) there is still a lot of fat fear lingering around.   Many of us...

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PCOS: Dietary recommendations and how to ditch belly fat

PCOS: Dietary recommendations and how to ditch belly fat

What is PCOS? Polycystic ovarian syndrome, also known as PCOS, is an endocrine disorder that is characterized by chronic anovulation (lack of ovulation) and hyperandrogenism (high male sex hormones).   PCOS is extremely common, affecting about 10 million women worldwide,...

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Ketogenic Diet: What you need to know

Ketogenic Diet: What you need to know

Keto seems to be all the rage these days as many people are adopting this new diet to lose weight, balance their blood sugar and increase their energy levels.   But what is the keto diet? Is it safe? What...

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Fad diets: Yay or nay?

Fad diets: Yay or nay?

Fad diets are popping up everywhere this time of the year. Gyms are filling up, juice cleanses are all the rage, and salads have resurfaced at the office.   After indulging over the holidays, many of us want to shed...

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Going plant-based with Iron Vegan

Going plant-based with Iron Vegan

 Can you build muscle on a vegan diet? Do plants have protein? Can athletes thrive off just vegan food?   These are all common questions around veganism.   Animal products have become synonymous with protein in our society as our...

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Healthy eating over the holidays

Healthy eating over the holidays

And just like that...it's the holidays! This season is a time for celebration and festivities, but for many people, it also means overeating foods that make you feel not-so-good (hello, food comas and hangovers). For many of us, we tend...

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Boost your immune system this winter

Boost your immune system this winter

It’s that time of year again. It seems as if everyone, and their dog, is falling ill. The good news? You don’t have to get sick just because everyone else is! The reality is that you don’t catch the cold...

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