Vitamins

WATER SOLUBLE VITAMINS – Part 1

Aug 08

We have covered many of the fat soluble vitamins in our two previous posts (part 1 and part 2), and now it is time to shift our focus to the second group of vitamins: those that are water soluble. Even though deficiencies in water soluble vitamins are less common than deficiencies in fat soluble vitamins, […]

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FAT SOLUBLE VITAMINS – Part 2

Aug 03

This is a follow up to our last post about fat soluble nutrients. Previously, we covered two nutrients: Vitamin D and Vitamin A. Now it is time to learn about the rest of these vitally important nutrients, both vitamins and other fat soluble compounds.

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IN DEFENCE OF NUTRIENTS

Jul 18

When people come to me seeking nutritional advice, they often ask me what amount of macronutrients, or even calories, they are supposed to eat to meet their goals. Many of them focus only on reducing the size of their meals, or on the ratios of proteins, fats, and carbs, and very often they vilify one […]

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Chocolate and cacao

Mar 01

Coffee lovers tend to be very protective of their morning pick-me-up, so they often seem to overlook or under value studies that prove any of the negative effects of caffeine. Chocolate lovers usually do the same. There are plenty of studies that claim chocolate is healthy, explaining that it is packed with antioxidants and important […]

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Avocado: the fat fruit

Jan 24

We talk a lot about healthy fats, where to get them, how to use them, and what the biggest benefits of using them are. For decades we were led to believe that fat makes us fat, but those myths have been debunked, so we no longer have to live with fat phobia. Butter, lard, and […]

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