Why No Calorie Counting May Be the Best Calorie Counting

We've all been there at one point or another. An insecure teenager willing to do just about anything for the approval of others. In my case, I was a young sophomore in high school when I discovered the magical idea of calorie counting. Upon first hearing about it, and hearing the success stories of people who …

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Margarine vs. Butter: What’s the Difference?

Ever since the 1860's, when margarine was invented, people have been wondering which of these mysterious spreads is better for our health. Butter or margarine? Even now, with the many health advancements we've made, this is still a common debate. Through this article, I'm hoping to get all the facts out there and help people …

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What are Hemp Seeds? What to Know About this Nutrient-Dense Food

I'm always on the hunt for easy ways to add variety to my meals, whether it be something to mix into my yogurt, toss in a salad, or add to a snack dip. Because I study nutrition, I'm constantly learning about the role nutrients have in our overall diet. One of the healthy foods I recently …

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Why You Shouldn’t Attempt the Grapefruit Diet

With bikini season just around the corner, there is a lot of pressure to have a perfect figure. People will do just about anything to reach their weight-loss goals, whether it be exercising for obscene hours at the gym, taking diet pills, or eating next to nothing. As the generation with the world of knowledge at …

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What to Know About Detox Diets

The term "detox diet" is thrown around a lot in this day and age, and especially around this time of year with New Year's resolutions and the desire to "cleanse" after a long holiday season. Many of these diets involve a period of fasting and/or a period of strict dieting, which often consists of raw …

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My Ultimate Salad Guide

It wasn't until this year that I truly came to appreciate homemade salads. I always had this preconceived notion that salads that were made at home never turned out good. It always seemed like such a chore to buy all of the ingredients and put them together, only to have a bland, sub-par meal. And …

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Should You Be Taking Vitamin Supplements?

In the past few decades, Americans have become much more aware of their overall health, and the factors that can improve or worsen it. With this, countless studies have been conducted to investigate the various ways one can improve their health. This phenomenon has led to tons of medical breakthroughs, forever improving the lives of …

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5 Reasons Why Everyone Needs RXBARs in Their Life

I'm sure many of you have heard of the product called the RXBAR. In case you haven't, you're in for a treat. In recent years, I've seen protein bars take a turn for the worse. Either they're filled with sugar, synthetic protein powder, artificial sweeteners, or all of the above. However, in 2013, a revolutionary idea was …

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Is There a Certain Type of Honey You Should Be Buying?

We've all heard that honey has some amazing health benefits. It's like liquid gold for the body. But what if the honey you've been buying actually isn't good for you at all? Turns out, only a certain type of honey contains all of these amazing health benefits. And that's raw honey. What is Raw Honey? And …

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