Category: Learning Curve

Diet for Hashimoto's
July 27, 2020

What’s The Best Diet for Hashimoto’s?

There’s a lot of misinformation out there about the best diet for Hashimoto’s. You don’t have to look hard to find supplements, random dietary restrictions, and promises that a certain diet can ‘reverse’ your Hashimoto’s in a matter of weeks. But is there a specific diet for Hashimoto’s? Which nutrients
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March 11, 2020

(Learning Curve) Is Sugar Addictive?

Let’s face it: sugary foods are delicious. And as a society, we do eat too much of them. But is sugar really addictive?  I’m wading into the fray and taking a look at the science – or not – of sugar addiction. The entire ‘sugar is as addictive as cocaine’
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February 21, 2020

Learning Curve: Do 95% of People Who Lose Weight Really Gain It Back?

It’s a statistic you’ve probably heard a lot over the years: 95% of people who lose weight on a diet will gain it back. Nobody is saying that losing weight is easy, but is that really true that most people don’t keep it off? Why, or why not? Where did
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February 20, 2020

Learning Curve: What You Need to Know About Omega-3 Fats.

This Learning Curve on Omega-3 fats is sponsored by Burnbrae Farms. Omega-3s are something I get asked about a lot. A while back, we used to recommend that people consume omega-3s for everything from cardiac health to mood disorders, but what does the research say? Do we still need omega-3s?
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January 23, 2020

Learning Curve: Are Collagen Supplements The Fountain Of Wellness?

I was recently at the store when something caught my eye: collagen popcorn. As in, popcorn with collagen sprinkled all over it. Considering that most commercially sold collagen comes from animal skins, hooves, tendons, and other gross parts, the thought of anyone wanting to eat it on their popcorn for
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