Category: General Nutrition

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Reducing Added Sugar to 5% of Total Calories: Is it Impossible?

  How mad would you be if you were holding a delicious frosting-topped cupcake, and someone ran up to you and knocked it out of your hand, and you had no choice but to watch it fall to the ground? I ...

Coconut Oil: Healthy or Hype?

The coconut oil conundrum. I've recently been integrating unrefined coconut oil into my cooking; I love the flavor of the oil, which is nutty and not overwhelming in its coconut taste (plus it makes a killer stir fry). But is my new ...

Sodium: Why It’s Not So Bad For You

    Salt really has gotten a bad reputation over the past few decades, and it's not completely justified. Sodium is essential for muscle movement, relaying signals in the brain, and cooling off your body when you sweat. So, if you've ever ...