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The Truth About Dietary Fat

Today’s topic is “FAT”. We’re talking about the fat that we consume: dietary fat. Eating fat doesn’t make you fat. Dietary fat has a really unfortunate name. If we are what we eat, then what will happen if we eat fat? Nope, you won’t get fat by eating fat. A while ago, low-fat food products …

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Are Carbohydrates Bad?

Many years ago, low fat was all the rage. People thought that consuming dietary fat would make us fat and unhealthy, so there was a boom in low-fat products. I mean, you are what you eat, and most of us don’t want to be ‘fat’ — in that sense, it would be logical to avoid …

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Love to Eat? 6 Tips to Enjoy Your Vacation While Being Kind to Your Waistline

Recently Glo and I went on an 8-day vacation in Taiwan with my family. If there was one thing we definitely had to do in Taiwan, it would be to eat! They are known for their bustling night markets, with lots of street food stalls ready to tempt you with their delicacies. This is our …

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Sugar-Laden Foods You Thought Were Healthy

Given the dizzying array of products on supermarket shelves, distinguishing between those that are good or bad for your health can be a real challenge. Coupled with misleading marketing to make products seem healthier than they really are, healthy eating doesn’t get any easier. Many seemingly “healthy” foods contain high amounts of added sugar. To make matters worse, parents often …

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5 Reasons Why You Should Eat More Eggs

Eggs are high in cholesterol, so you should limit your intake. Egg yolks are high in cholesterol so ditch the yolk and consume the white. Do all these sound familiar? Consumption of high cholesterol foods such as eggs have long been associated with increased blood cholesterol and risks of heart diseases. Previously, the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, issued by the …

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