Happy New Year! It’s officially the time of year where our news feeds are inundated with diet hacks, detox plans and juice cleanses. Unfortunately, many of these promising solutions fall short in evidence-based science. Worse, some misguided advice can even be harmful to our health (but, if you are looking for realistic health resolutions, checkContinue reading “Nutrition Misinformation and How to Spot It”
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MSG: The magical seasoning that’s missing in your kitchen
When you hear MSG, what comes to mind? Processed, chemicals, toxic, headaches, intolerance, Chinese food …? If so, you’re not alone. MSG has been subject to decades worth of misinformation based on unsubstantiated evidence and, quite frankly, xenophobic fearmongering. What if I told you that MSG is not only used in Asian cuisine, but alsoContinue reading “MSG: The magical seasoning that’s missing in your kitchen“
Organic: What does it really mean?
We’ve all been there … perusing the produce section to find ourselves deciding between the $3 mixed greens and the $4 organic mixed greens. They both look equally mixed, equally green, and equally fresh. So, which do you choose? “Organic.” It’s a term that’s become synonymous with “healthy,” “high-quality,” and “natural.” But is organicContinue reading “Organic: What does it really mean?”
To Fast, or Not to Fast?
What do Kourtney Kardashian, Halle Berry, and Moby all have in common? Well, besides their eight-digit net worth, they’re all promoters of intermittent fasting. Fasting for health reasons has gained a lot of attention recently. But is the hype merited? Is life in the fast lane right for you? Let’s break it down … HistoryContinue reading “To Fast, or Not to Fast?”