Is the Keto Diet Safe?

To best answer the question of “Is the Keto Diet Safe”, let’s look at facts about the diet plan and also its benefits and drawbacks. Fact: About 5% (12.9 million) Americans follow the Keto diet each year. [International Food Information Council (IFIC). 2021. 2021 Food and Health Survey.] Fact: 46%[…]

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What Is Allulose?

We as consumers are becoming smarter. We read nutrition labels and choose our foods based on calories and macronutrients – protein, carbohydrates, and fats.  Carbohydrates, in the simplest of definitions, are the main source of energy for our bodies. There are three main types: sugar, starch, and fiber. What is[…]

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When and What to Eat Before and After Working Out

As an active adult engaged in sports or regular gym workouts, meal timing plays a crucial role in optimizing your performance and supporting effective recovery. Properly timed meals can provide the necessary nutrients to fuel your workouts, enhance muscle repair, and promote overall well-being. Pre-Workout Meals: Fueling Performance Consuming a[…]

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How Expensive Are Vegan Diets?

Are Plant-Based Diets More Than Animal Protein-Based Diets? When it comes to cost, the affordability of vegan and vegetarian diets can vary depending on factors such as food choices, availability, and location. While plant-based proteins like legumes, tofu, and grains can be cost-effective, certain vegan alternatives and specialty products may[…]

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The Myths of a Clean Diet

In recent years, the concept of a “clean diet” has gained significant attention even though a standard definition does not exist. However, a clean diet generally refers to an eating pattern that prioritizes whole, unprocessed foods while minimizing or avoiding processed and artificial ingredients. The primary focus is on consuming[…]

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Vegan vs. Vegetarian Diets: Benefits and Drawbacks

Vegan and vegetarian diets have gained popularity in recent years as plant-based eating patterns that offer health and environmental benefits. While both diets focus on consuming plant-derived foods, there are distinct differences in what they allow and exclude. A vegan diet strictly avoids all animal-derived products, including meat, poultry, fish,[…]

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How to Make Bulletproof Coffee

It is easy to make bulletproof coffee at home. Start with high-quality coffee beans. While the coffee is still hot, blend it with grass-fed butter and MCT oil until it becomes frothy and creamy. The result is a rich, creamy, and flavorful coffee. The idea behind this is the combination[…]

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Best Protein Bars for Weight Loss

Protein bars have become a popular choice for people on-the-go who are looking for a quick and easy meal to help start their day strong, recover from a workout, or power them through their busy days. However, not all protein bars are created equal, and some are more beneficial for weight[…]

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