Category: Eating Habits

Is Phytic Acid Bad For You?

If you have been around the paleo community or keto community for the last 20 years, you have probably been schooled on the horror of consuming phytic acid-rich foods. What is phytic acid anyways? Phytic acid is essentially the storage form of phosphorus in the plant. Phytic acid is found in abundance in grains, seeds,

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What Are Superfoods?

Superfoods claim to have superpowers like turning back our biological clock, giving us glowing skin and overcoming and preventing cancer, not to mention energy and vitality. The only problem with this standard super food idea, is that most super foods are super foods based off of a new marketing scheme.  Their superiority is narrowly focused

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Setting Food Boundaries For Kids

The reason we as parents need to set food boundaries for kids is to train them to be conscious eaters. We want them to understand that there is a difference between the food that sustains us (i.e breakfast, lunch and dinner) and snacks or desserts. Desserts are for celebration.  My mother-in-law was recently in town and

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How plastics disrupt hormone balance

Plastics have an especially detrimental effect on our hormonal system or endocrine system. They disrupt the metabolism of hormone-mimicking estrogens causing excess and an imbalance of estrogen activity. How plastics disrupt hormone balance and how it may manifest If you are a man and your libido is shot, motivation is lost and you feel like

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A Roadblock to Health: The All-or-Nothing Paralysis

A common roadblock to health is an all-or-nothing paralysis. Just think would you tell your child to quit playing basketball because they don’t dribble the ball well or they don’t always see the open teammate? Of course not. The same applies to our health. Maybe you want to lose 5 lbs a week but you

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