The ketogenic diet, or keto diet, has become one of the most popular diets in recent years for its ability to enhance fat loss, increase energy, improve athletic performance, and control appetite. But despite these benefits, research and decades of clinical experience have found the diet to increase the risk for multiple nutrient deficiencies. Read […]
A healthy diet is balanced and provides you with adequate amounts of all the essential nutrients. As a vegan or vegetarian, you may be at a higher risk of certain nutritional deficiencies, while having a lower risk of others. In this post, we summarize the most important risks together with lab tests you can take […]
CICO (calories-in-calories-out) is one of the simplest diets you can adopt to lose weight. But this popular diet’s simplicity ignores some crucial aspects of long-term weight loss and health. This diet may result in nutritional deficiencies, health problems, and even weight gain. Read more to learn about the CICO diet, risks involved, and potential benefits.
Dieting can be a difficult and frustrating way to lose weight. Intermittent fasting is a simple and effective strategy for getting lean while maintaining muscle mass.
Glutathione, often referred to as “the mother of all antioxidants,” is one of the most talked-about supplements in the healthcare industry…and for good reason. Glutathione is produced and used by every single cell in the human body and, therefore, has a very wide range of scientifically-proven health effects. In this article we will explore the science surrounding […]
There are many unhealthy eating habits. Too much sugar, salt, or animal products are as bad as many other healthy or unhealthy foods if you eat them in excess. Instead of listing every food with a dose limit for how much is too much, I have four simple tips to limit unhealthy eating. If you struggle […]
This is a guest post by Christina Bell (see her blog), a registered psychologist in Edmonton, Alberta. Christina, a client, also did a video interview with me that you are welcome to watch.
I’m a firm proponent of understanding how people are different. When I first realized that lectins were the issue in plant foods, I assumed that I couldn’t assume people are sensitive to lectins simply because I am. But after helping hundreds of people, I started to see patterns which allow me to determine who is and isn’t […]