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Nutrition 101: Maintaining Blood Sugar Levels

Nutrition 101: Maintaining Blood Sugar Levels

Blood sugar levels refer to the concentration of glucose in your blood. Glucose is the body’s preferred source of fuel, therefore it’s important to maintain steady blood sugar levels to provide energy to your cells.  Chronically high blood sugar levels can lead to...

Nutrition 101: Probiotics and Prebiotics

Nutrition 101: Probiotics and Prebiotics

Prebiotics and probiotics are important factors in maintaining a healthy gut. The health of your gut impacts your digestion, immunity, metabolism, heart health, brain health, and risk of various diseases, therefore it’s important to maintain your gut health. Here is...

Nutrition 101: How Your Digestive System Works

Nutrition 101: How Your Digestive System Works

Digestion refers to the process where your body breaks down food into smaller nutrients that the body can absorb and use for nourishment and energy.  Digestion is vitality important to your health, but many factors such as poor diet, stress, environmental toxins, and...

Nutrition 101: What are Macronutrients?

Nutrition 101: What are Macronutrients?

What are macronutrients? Maybe you’ve heard about counting macros or diets that restrict certain macronutrients for weight loss or muscle gain but don’t totally understand what they are or how your body uses them. This guide explains what macronutrients are, their...

How to Stop Binge Eating: 10 Practical Tips

How to Stop Binge Eating: 10 Practical Tips

If you struggle with binge eating you feel like you're stuck in an endless cycle of having no control around food. Once you start a binge it’s extremely difficult to stop in the middle of it. The key is to prevent the binge episode from starting in the first place....

How to Maintain Weight Loss: Tips Backed by Science

How to Maintain Weight Loss: Tips Backed by Science

Maintaining weight loss can actually be more difficult than losing it in the first place. Many people who succeed at losing weight end up gaining some or all of it back over time. This is especially true if they lost the weight by following a restrictive diet that's...

How I Stopped My Sugar Cravings

How I Stopped My Sugar Cravings

I used to struggle with intense sugar cravings on an almost daily basis. It felt like a constant battle. It was an endless cycle of being consumed by the need for sugar, then bingeing on sugar, then telling myself that that was the last time I’ll ever eat that much...

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