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~ Updated January 2, 2016 ~

Replacing fat with other calories

low fat donut cartoon

Losing weight has never been easier. At least it seems that way. And the best part is that you don't have to give up your favourite food to shed the kilos

Planning a Healthy Diet

The healthy plate

Whether it is to lose weight, prevent one of the many diet related diseases, or just to look and feel better, choosing the right foods to buy, cook, and eat can appear to be a challenge.

How to Lose Weight

diet vs exercise

As has been said many times in other articles on this site, calories count, and when the amount of energy taken in (from food and drink) is larger than the energy used (to carry out basic metabolism and physical activity), the extra energy is stored as fat in the body.

Jeruselem Artichokes

Jeruselem Artichoke

A new Healthy Vegetable for Many People Everyone is familiar with the traditional vegetables - peas, beans, corn. For the more adventurous there is eggplant and zucchini. If you talk about artichoke, most often you are referring to that strange green apple sized vegetable that is really an immature flower bud, and popular with those who are really into European cuisine.

Top 2015 Articles Tweeted

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What was popular in our Twiter feed for 2015? We got the stats from our Twitter account. We had over 72,000 impressions for the 365 day period. For each month of 2015, we posted the top article. The article titled “Ancestral diets determine vulnerability to type 2 diabetes” topped the list with a one day total of 1461 impression on July 11th

Getting Good Nutrition Information

nutrition book cover

The concept of “empty calories” is one that anyone taking a first course in human nutrition is familiar with. We all need to eat, but there are obviously some foods we need to avoid.

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Jan 1, 2016