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Eat this to help your body recover from a junk food binge

Diets high in unhealthy fats and sugar aren’t good for you – clearly. It’s common knowledge that eating junk food, fast food, or other high fat/sugar diets regularly can cause some serious health damage, including increased risk of heart disease and diabetes. But what happens when you indulge in junk food for a couple of […]

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Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth With These Sugar Substitutes

We recently wrote about how you should stop eating sugar (because you’re sweet enough already). And we still mean it. However, sometimes we all want something sweet. Nothing completes a delicious, savory meal like a sweet dessert (even just a small one). So how do we get around the whole “don’t eat sugar” thing? Well luckily, […]

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The way we think about weight gain and obesity is flawed. Here’s why.

The problem of obesity is growing in western countries like never before [1]. Our three biggest killers: heart disease, cancer and strokes are strongly correlated with obesity. Today we will discuss a very difficult question: what drives the obesity epidemic? The premise of this post is that the way we typically think of weight gain […]

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{Infographic} How Our Food May Be Making Us Depressed

Nutrition effects every part of our body (it’s obvious, I know, but say it anyway). Our friends at TopCounselingSchools.org weigh in on how nutrition and food can go to your head and impact your mental and emotional health. I’ll let Brietta from TopCounselingSchools.org take it from here. While it’s common knowledge that certain foods influence your […]