Diet & Nutrition

Why You Shouldn't Fear Bacon

Bacon has gained a bad reputation in mainstream media because of the high levels of saturated fat and sodium. Are there valid reasons to avoid bacon? Saturated Fat and Low-Carb Diets As discussed in this post, there is no evidence that: too much saturated fat raises cholesterol saturated fat causes heart ...

Want to Lose Weight? Eat Fat for Breakfast!

Eating more dietary fat for breakfast will boost your metabolism and help you with fat loss! Your body is in fat-burning mode when you first wake up, and you can keep that going if you keep your carbs intake low in the morning. In other words, this means you should have the majority of carbs later in ...

Enhance Your Fat Loss with Macadamia Nuts

Macadamia nuts are delicious and should be included in every healthy diet. Eat a handful of them as a snack or sprinkle them on you salad. They are often not recommended for their high fat content, however, fat in macadamia nuts is healthy and will [help you stay full for longer while providing healthy ...

Vitamin B12 Deficiency - the Masking Effect of Folic Acid

What is the big deal with B12? Vitamin B12 is essential for our health. On average, we need 2.4 micrograms a day. Our bodies need it to make red blood cells, nerves, DNA, and carry out other functions. Simply put, we cannot live without it. If left untreated, it may result in death. B12 deficiency - ...

Is Aspartame Safe?

Artificial sweeteners have zero carbs but are they safe? The truth about aspartame.