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Vitamin D and Calcium: The Dynamic Duo

Calcium and Vitamin D are both essential to our health – specifically bone health. Basically, they are partners in helping our body absorb the calcium we need to strengthen our bones. What are calcium and vitamin D? Calcium and vitamin D are nutrients that provide important benefits for your body. These two micronutrients work in […]

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The Blood Type Diet Debunked

The blood type diet is diet that was promoted in the book Eat Right 4 Your Type by Dr. Peter D’Adamo. In the book it was claimed that the most important factor in determining a healthy diet is the person’s ABO blood type [1]. The diet became very popular in the late 90’s and the beginning of the new millennia. The […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Count on Calorie Counting

It is probably safe to say that the most commonly held belief in nutrition today is that “a calorie is just a calorie”. When scouring the internet for the worst nutrition advice people have received, overwhelmingly it’s “count calories to lose weight.”  I’m going to break down why this isn’t the key to losing weight, and […]