sugar substitute

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, […]

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 […]

{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 […]

The Essential Guide to Iron and Anemia

Iron deficiency is the most widespread nutritional deficiency in the world. The World Health Organization estimates that 2 billion people (over 30% of the world’s population) are anemic, most of which due to iron deficiency [1]. So why is iron so important? What should you do to make sure you consume enough of it? Iron is an essential mineral (meaning […]