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Unhealthy Ingredients in Commercial Baby Food (and Better Options)

Nutrition is so important and particularly so in the first years of life. Seeing the advertisements, it appears that a wide range of companies is making nutritious, health-promoting baby food. However, this isn't fully accurate. In fact, many...
The 12 Most Nutrient Dense Foods in the World

The 12 Most Nutrient Dense Foods in the World

Not all food is made the same, and there are many myths about different foods. While some foods are incredibly high in nutrients, others are just empty calories and even harmful to our health. This article takes...
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Dangerous Hidden Sugars: How to Avoid Them

Hidden sugars are everywhere. Sugar plays an influential role in the development of chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, so it's important to realize how prevalent it is. Even many health-conscious people are eating significant amounts...

13 Nutrition Mistakes That Destroy Health

Nutrition can be very confusing. For instance, pick up a newspaper in the morning, and you may read about how eggs are good for you. And then just as you're getting started on your omelet for...
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The Military Diet? Why Quick Fix Crash Diets Fail

Many people look for quick-fix crash diets to lose weight. One of the most popular of these diet plans is the Military Diet, and I'm always being asked if it works. This particular diet claims to help...
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9 Reasons Saturated Fat is Good For You

Yes, you read the title right - saturated fat is good for you. Unfortunately, this type of fat has an undeserved reputation for 'clogging arteries' in the nutrition world. However, there are many ways in which saturated...