Tag: nutritionist

No, Milk Is Not Going To Give You Breast Cancer. The Latest Study, Decoded.

Dairy has been in the news a lot lately. Whether it’s the environmental impact of the dairy industry, supposed horrible treatment of dairy cattle, Starbucks widening their non-dairy milk offerings, or a new diet yet again claiming that milk is ‘inflammatory,’ dairy just can’t catch a break. Sales of dairy have dropped over the past…
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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 that 95% number come from,…
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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? How about omega-6 and omega-9s?…
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Here are the biggest dangers of Arbonne and other MLMs

MLMs have been around for decades, and especially in the nutrition space, there’s always more popping up. People flock to them because as consultants, they’re looking to make money. And as consumers, the products promise all sorts of great things that aren’t available in mainstream stores. My Arbonne review post continues to be my #1…
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#NotSponsored: Let’s Talk About Me Being A Shill.

Just kidding. Made you look, right? Let’s talk about the sponsored work I do. Often, but thankfully not too often, I’ll be accused by some idiot on social media of being a ‘shill,’ especially when I promote a product that’s controversial. Campaigns for things like dairy products and MSG have been particularly triggering for people,…
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(Diet Review) The Engine 2 Diet Oil-Free Diet: Stricter Than Vegan?

I recently put out a call on my Facebook page, asking my followers to tell me which diets they want me to review. One of the diets that came up a couple of times was the oil-free Engine 2 diet. I’d never heard of this plan, so I went over to the Engine 2 site…
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