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Sweet Spot

We’re friends, right? I’d like to create a judgement-free zone here. I must confess something. Ok, great, deep breath, here goes: I am a nutritionist and I love sugar. I’m well aware of the dangers, as I’m sure you are, of excessive sugar consumption. For quite some time, nutritionists, medical experts and publications (including this…

Happy Heart = Healthy Heart

You can achieve a tighter tummy! Washboard abs may seem like a far-away goal, but there are some healthy habits that you can start building right now to help you get those flat abs. Lifestyle changes are hugely beneficial, in addition to exercise, to minimize the amount of fat that creeps around our waistbands. Here…

Training & Alcohol Don’t Mix

Alcohol is a big contributor to weight gain. Just one drink can be around 150 empty calories that your body treats as fat. However, alcohol does not just affect your waistline, it creates numerous adverse effects on your body. Just one night of drinking excessively can affect you both mentally and physically for up 5…

Let Medicine Be Thy Food

What timeless words of wisdom! I saw this quote in an advertisement recently and it really got me thinking. I found a meta study Rutgers University conducted looking at 68 different studies examining the relationship between family meals, eating habits, and children’s health. Specifically, they wanted to know if there was a correlation between family…