Kris Gunnars

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Kris Gunnars is a medical student, personal trainer and someone who has spent years reading books, blogs and research studies on health and nutrition. Kris believes that there is an immense amount of evidence that runs completely contradictory to what the governments and dietitians around the world are recommending. Since starting medical school and becoming a personal trainer, he's learned that the textbooks on nutrition that our future doctors and health authorities read are based on that same faulty or nonexistent evidence. Kris' goal is change that! For more from Kris- Subscribe to Free Updates from his website or click the links above to follow him on Facebook or Twitter.

A Glass of Red Wine Equivalent to an Hour at the...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition The health benefits of red wine have been debated for some time. Many believe that...

11 Foods That Are Good for Your Liver

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition The liver is a powerhouse of an organ. It performs a variety of essential tasks,...

The 7 Best Plant Sources of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Omega-3 fatty acids are important fats that provide many health benefits. Studies have found that...

How to Do an Elimination Diet and Why

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Food intolerances and sensitivities are extremely common. In fact, it’s estimated that between 2–20%...

The 6 Best Supplements to Gain Muscle

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition If you exercise regularly, you likely want to be sure you’re getting the most out...

9 Signs That You’re Not Eating Enough

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Achieving and maintaining a healthy weight can be challenging, especially in a modern society...

12 Healthy Foods That Help You Burn Fat

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Boosting your metabolic rate can help you lose body fat. However, most “fat-burning” supplements on...

13 Easy Ways to Lose Water Weight (Fast and Safely)

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition The human body contains around 60% water, which plays a key role in all...

A High-Protein Diet Plan to Lose Weight and Improve Health

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Protein is incredibly important for good health. It’s a nutrient that must be consumed every...

How to Fight Sarcopenia (Muscle Loss Due to Aging)

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Sarcopenia, also known as muscle loss, is a common condition that affects 10% of...

The 14 Healthiest Vegetables on Earth

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Vegetables are well-known for being good for your health. Most vegetables are low in...

11 Best Foods to Boost Your Brain and Memory

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Your brain is kind of a big deal. As the control center of your body,...

How Magnesium Can Help You Sleep

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Many people have trouble sleeping, and breaking the cycle of insomnia can be hard. You...

11 Reasons Why Real Foods Help You Lose Weight

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition It’s no coincidence that the rapid rise in obesity happened around the same time...

6 Home Remedies for Urinary Tract Infections

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Urinary tract infections affect millions of people every year. Though they’re traditionally treated with antibiotics,...

Trying To Lose Weight? Here Are 16 Ways Get Motivated

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Starting and sticking to a healthy weight loss plan can sometimes seem impossible. Oftentimes, people...

Does Too Much Turmeric Have Side Effects?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Turmeric is a popular yellow spice originating from southern Asia. It’s an essential ingredient...

Is It Safe to Use Aluminum Foil in Cooking?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Aluminum foil is a common household product that’s often used in cooking. Some claim that...

Constantly Stressed? Here Is 11 Natural Ways to Lower Your Cortisol...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Cortisol is a stress hormone released by the adrenal glands. It’s important for helping your...

12 Simple Tips to Prevent Blood Sugar Spikes

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Blood sugar spikes occur when your blood sugar rises and then falls sharply after...

These 20 Natural Laxatives Help You Poop

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Laxatives can have powerful effects on your digestive health. Because of their effects in the...

Eating Fiber Can Help You Lose Stubborn Belly Fat: What You...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Belly fat is extremely unhealthy. In fact, it increases the risk of heart disease,...

10 Reasons You’re Always Tired (and what you can do about...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Feeling tired on a regular basis is extremely common. In fact, about one-third of...

Is Coconut Oil Good for Your Skin?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Coconut oil is a type of fat that has been touted for its health-promoting...

How Cinnamon Lowers Blood Sugar and Fights Diabetes

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Diabetes is a disease characterized by abnormally high blood sugar. If poorly controlled, it can...

How Much Fruit Should You Eat per Day?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Fruit is an important part of a healthy diet. In fact, diets high in fruit...

9 Common Foods and Drinks That Can Trigger Migraines

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Migraines affect up to 15% of adults worldwide (1). They differ from an average headache...

18 Healthy Foods to Eat When Cravings Strike

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Many people get the urge to eat unhealthy foods, especially when they’re on a...

Almond Butter vs Peanut Butter: Which Is Healthier?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Almond butter and peanut butter have a lot in common. Both are known for being...

10 Signs and Symptoms of Hypothyroidism

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Thyroid disorders are common. In fact, about 12% of people will experience abnormal thyroid...

13 Simple Ways to Lower Your Triglycerides

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Triglycerides are a type of fat found in your blood. After you eat, your body...

29 Healthy Foods That Are Incredibly Cheap

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Eating healthy on a tight budget can be challenging. Many nutrient-dense foods are quite expensive,...

How to Start Exercising: A Beginner’s Guide to Working Out

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Exercising regularly is one of the best things you can do for your health. Soon...

14 Simple Ways to Break Through a Weight Loss Plateau

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Achieving your goal weight can be tough. While weight tends to come off fairly rapidly...

10 Signs and Symptoms of Dehydration

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Water is absolutely necessary for survival. It makes up approximately 60% of the human...

Is Rice Fattening or Weight Loss Friendly?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Rice is one of the most widely consumed grains in the world. It’s mostly comprised...

8 Natural Substitutes for Sugar & What Ones You Need to...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Added sugar is probably the single worst ingredient in the modern diet. It has been...

10 Foods High in FODMAPs (and what to eat instead)

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Food is a common trigger of digestive issues. In particular, foods that are high...

5 Benefits of Greek Yogurt (and how it compares to regular...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Greek yogurt is a thicker, creamier version of regular yogurt. It has become an increasingly...

Diabetic? You Need To Avoid These 11 Foods

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Diabetes is a chronic disease that has reached epidemic proportions among adults and children...

5 Ways Restricting Calories Can Be Harmful To Your Health

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrtion People trying to lose weight often restrict the number of calories they eat. However, restricting...

These 13 Simple Strategies Prevent Diabetes

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Diabetes is a chronic disease that affects millions of people worldwide. Uncontrolled cases can...

The Whole30: A 30-Day Diet for Better Health?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition The Whole30 diet is a viral health movement that’s increasing in popularity. It encourages followers...

These 14 Simple Home Remedies for Heartburn and Acid Reflux Really...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Millions of people suffer from acid reflux and heartburn. The most frequently used treatment involves...

16 Best Foods to Eat on a Ketogenic Diet

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition The ketogenic diet has become quite popular recently. Studies have found that this very low-carb,...

Raw food vs cooked food: Which is healthier?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Cooking food can improve its taste, but it also changes the nutritional content. Interestingly, some...

Having trouble keeping weight off? These are the 17 best ways...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Unfortunately, many people who lose weight end up gaining it back. In fact, only about...

Omega-3-6-9 Fatty Acids: A Complete Overview

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Omega-3, omega-6 and omega-9 fatty acids are all important dietary fats. Interestingly, each one has...

Palm Oil: Good or Bad?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. All around the world, palm oil consumption is increasing. However, it is a highly...

15 Natural Ways to Lower Your Blood Pressure

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. High blood pressure is a dangerous condition that can damage your heart. It affects...

All About FODMAPs: Who Should Avoid Them and How?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. FODMAPs are a group of fermentable carbohydrates. They are notorious for causing common digestive issues...

15 Science-Based Benefits of Vitamin D

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin that is essential for optimal health. Only a handful...

Feta Cheese: Powerful Nutrition

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Feta is the most well-known cheese in Greece. It is a soft, white, brined...

Garcinia Cambogia: Weight loss wonder or myth?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Garcinia cambogia is a popular weight loss supplement. It is derived from a fruit of...

The 30 best ways to get a flat stomach

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Losing the fat around your midsection can be a battle. In addition to being a...

This is how to get a super fast metabolism

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition Your metabolism is the chemical engine that keeps you alive. The speed at which it runs...

The BRAT diet: Is it a good idea when your sick?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. The BRAT diet is a bland, easily digestible diet. For decades, it has been prescribed...

Do you get kidney stones? Try these 8 natural remedies to...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Kidney stones are a common health problem for many people. Passing these stones can be...

These 8 nutrients optimize your eye health

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Your eyesight is probably the most important of your five senses. Eye health goes hand-in-hand...

These 30 high-protein snacks are super healthy, portable & promote weight...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. When you live a busy lifestyle, snacks can be useful for when hunger hits...

The complete beginner’s guide to the DASH diet

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. High blood pressure affects more than 1.1 billion people worldwide. Unfortunately, this number is rising....

10 foods that can boost your immune system

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Keeping your immune system healthy is very important, no matter the season. Naturally, what you...

11 simple ways to start clean eating today

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. The term “clean eating” has become very popular among the health conscious. Clean eating is...

This is why you should use coconut oil in your hair:...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Coconut oil is an extremely versatile health and beauty product. People use it for all...

These 42 foods are great for your health & incredibly low...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Reducing your calorie intake can be an effective way to lose weight. However, not all...

Should you refrigerate eggs?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Many Americans are shocked to enter a European supermarket and find that eggs are...

Fatigue and weakness are signs of fatty liver. This is what...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Fatty liver disease is becoming increasingly common in many parts of the world, affecting...

The top 9 nuts you should eat to aid weight loss,...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Nuts are very good for you. While they are high in fat, in most cases,...

Struggling with hair loss, fatigue & weight loss? Incorporate these high...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Protein is an essential nutrient your body uses to build and repair tissues. Although animal...

7 effective tips to get into ketosis

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Ketosis is a normal metabolic process that provides several health benefits. During ketosis, your body...

The 12 best metabolism-boosting foods to lose weight fast

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Certain foods can increase your metabolism. The higher your metabolism, the more calories you burn...

7 simple & cheap ways to naturally whiten your teeth at...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. In 2015, Americans alone spent over $11 billion on teeth whitening, including over $1.4...

These Are The 12 Filling Foods You Can Eat A Lot...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. One piece of advice often given to dieters is to eat until you reach...

How to Tighten Loose Skin After Losing Weight

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Losing a lot of weight is an impressive accomplishment that significantly reduces your disease...

Alternate-Day Fasting – A Comprehensive Beginner’s Guide

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Alternate-day fasting is one way to do intermittent fasting. On this diet, you fast every...

11 Foods Healthy Vegans Eat

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Vegans avoid eating animal foods for environmental, ethical or health reasons. Unfortunately, following a diet...

Do Apples Affect Diabetes and Blood Sugar Levels?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Apples are delicious, nutritious and convenient to eat. Studies have shown that they have several...

6 Mistakes That Slow Down Your Metabolism

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Keeping your metabolism high is crucial for losing weight and keeping it off. Unfortunately, there...

The 14 Most Common Signs of Gluten Intolerance

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Gluten intolerance is a fairly common problem. It is characterized by adverse reactions to gluten,...

37 Things To Avoid As A Vegan

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Vegans avoid eating foods of animal origin. There are a variety of reasons for following...

21 Reasons To Eat Real Food

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Real food is whole, single ingredient food. It is mostly unprocessed, free of chemical additives...

A 7-Step Plan to Lose 10 Pounds in Just One Week

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. If you want to lose 10 pounds (4.5 kg) in one week, then you...

Coconut Oil and Acne: What You Need to Know

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Acne is a common skin disease that affects up to 80% of people in...

Which Of These Bananas Is Better For You: Green or Yellow?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Bananas are incredibly tasty and easy to eat. What’s more, they’re rich in many essential...

8 Ways Food Companies Hide the Sugar Content of Foods (Plus...

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Eating a lot of added sugar is really bad for your health. It’s been linked...

15 Health Conditions That May Benefit From a Ketogenic Diet

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Ketogenic diets have become incredibly popular. Early research suggests this high-fat, very low-carb diet may...

Brown vs White Rice – Which Is Better For Your Health?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Rice is a versatile grain consumed by people around the world. It serves as a...

Can a Ketogenic Diet Help Fight Cancer?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the United States (1). Researchers estimate...

Weight Loss: 15 Big Mistakes People Make Over and Over

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Losing weight can seem very tough. Sometimes you feel like you’re doing everything right, yet...

Sushi: Healthy or Unhealthy?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. People generally consider sushi to be nutritious, healthy and rich in omega-3 fatty acids. However,...

Are You Buying The Right Cinnamon?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Cinnamon is a very popular spice. Not only is it delicious, its many health benefits are...

8 Signs and Symptoms of Vitamin D Deficiency

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Vitamin D is an extremely important vitamin that has powerful effects on several systems...

Egg Yolks, Cholesterol and Heart Disease: What you Need to Know

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Depending on who you ask, whole eggs are either healthy or unhealthy. On one hand,...

Canned Foods, Heart Disease and Diabetes: What You Need to Know

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Canned foods are often thought to be less nutritious than fresh or frozen foods. Some...

This is What Need to Do to You Lose Belly Fat....

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Defined abdominal muscles or “abs” have become a symbol of fitness and health. For this...

10 “Low-Fat” Foods You NEED to Avoid

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Many people associate the term “low-fat” with health or healthy foods. Some nutritious foods, such...

20 Effective Tips to Lose Belly Fat (Backed by Science)

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Belly fat is more than just a nuisance that makes your clothes feel tight. Fat...

10 Clever Ways to Stop Eating Late at Night

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Many people find themselves eating late at night, even when they aren’t hungry. Nighttime eating...

How to Eat Coconut Oil, and How Much Per Day?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Coconut oil has some very impressive health benefits. It’s been shown to increase metabolism, reduce...

The 21 Best Low-Carb Vegetables

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Vegetables are low in calories but rich in vitamins, minerals and other important nutrients. In...

9 Healthy Foods That Are High in Vitamin D

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. Vitamin D is unique, because it can be obtained from food and sun exposure. However,...

What is Bone Broth, and What Are The Benefits?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. INTRODUCTION Bone broth is one of the most popular trends in health and fitness right...

What is Carb Cycling and How Does it Work?

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. INTRODUCTION Carbohydrate intake has been a hot topic for a long time. Several successful diets restrict...

12 Things That Make You Gain Belly Fat

This article was originally published by our friends at Authority Nutrition. INTRODUCTION Excess belly fat is extremely unhealthy. It’s a risk factor for diseases like metabolic syndrome,...

6 Foods That Cause Inflammation

INTRODUCTION Inflammation can be good or bad, depending on the situation. On one hand, it’s your body’s natural way of protecting itself when you are injured or...

Fresh vs Frozen Fruit and Vegetables – Which are Healthier?

INTRODUCTION Fresh fruits and vegetables are some of the healthiest foods you can eat. They’re full of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants, all of which can improve health. Eating...

The Ketogenic Diet 101: A Detailed Beginner’s Guide

The ketogenic diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet that offers many health benefits. Over 20 studies show that this type of diet can help you lose...

Anti-Inflammatory Diet 101 – Fight Inflammation Naturally (Sample Menu Included)

Inflammation is a natural process that helps your body heal and defend itself from harm. Unfortunately, it can sometimes run wild and become chronic. Chronic inflammation...

Dukan Diet 101: What it is and How it Works

INTRODUCTION Many people want to lose weight quickly. However, fast weight loss can be difficult to achieve and even harder to maintain. The Dukan Diet claims to...

How to Lose Weight Around Menopause (and Keep it Off)

Losing weight during and after menopause may seem impossible. Hormone changes, stress and the aging process can all work against you. However, there are several steps...

10 Healthy Homemade Mayonnaise Recipes

INTRODUCTION Making homemade mayonnaise is easy, and it tastes better than most store-bought versions. In addition, you can choose to include only healthy ingredients in your...

The 16 Best Foods to Control Diabetes

INTRODUCTION Figuring out the best foods to eat when you have diabetes can be tough. The main goal is to keep blood sugar levels well-controlled. However, it’s also...

10 Foods That Are Highly Fattening

INTRODUCTION People overeat and get fat for many reasons. One of the main ones is eating too many calories. That being said, certain foods are definitely more...

29 Healthy Snacks That Can Help You Lose Weight

INTRODUCTION Sometimes you simply get too busy to prepare and eat a healthy meal. Having some healthy snacks on hand can be useful when this happens. Here...

What is Diatomaceous Earth and is it Good For You?

INTRODUCTION Diatomaceous earth is a unique type sand that consists of fossilized algae. It has been mined for decades and has numerous industrial applications. More recently, it...

What is BPA and Why is it Bad for You?

INTRODUCTION BPA is an industrial chemical that may find its way into people’s food. Some experts claim that it is toxic, and that people should make...

10 Easy Ways to Boost Your Metabolism (Backed by Science)

Metabolism is the term for all the chemical reactions in your body. These chemical reactions keep your body alive and functioning. However, the word metabolism is...

10 Magnesium-Rich Foods for Better Sleep, Headache Relief and Prevention of...

INTRODUCTION Magnesium is an extremely important mineral. It’s involved in hundreds of chemical reactions in your body and helps you maintain good health. Unfortunately, many people don’t...

Want To Start Your Morning Off Right? Avoid These 10 Popular...

You’ve probably heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. However, this is largely a myth. Although it may be true for some...

Are these 9 hormones stopping you from losing weight? This is...

Did you know that your weight is largely controlled by hormones? Research shows that hormones influence your appetite and how much fat you store (1,...

Drinking Liquids with Meals: Good or Bad?

INTRODUCTION Some claim that drinking beverages with meals is bad for your digestion. Others say it can cause toxins to accumulate, leading to a variety of...

How to Treat ADHD Naturally With Diet

INTRODUCTION ADHD is not caused by diet alone. However, research shows that reactions to food may worsen many people’s ADHD symptoms. For this reason, certain dietary changes...

22 Healthy Foods That Don’t Spoil Easily

INTRODUCTION One problem with healthy, natural foods, is that they tend to spoil easily. For this reason, eating healthy is associated with frequent trips to the...

The Truth About Vitamin Supplements: Are Synthetic Nutrients Dangerous?

INTRODUCTION Many people don’t get enough nutrients from the diet alone (1). Currently, over half of the US population takes synthetic nutrients like multivitamins (2). However, there...

10 Evidence-Based Health Benefits of Honey

INTRODUCTION Since ancient times, honey has been used as both a food and a medicine. It’s very high in beneficial plant compounds, and offers several health...

6 Little-Known Dangers of Not Getting Enough Salt

INTRODUCTION Sodium is an important electrolyte and a main component of table salt. Too much sodium has been linked to high blood pressure, and health organizations...

How Eating More Slowly Can Help You Lose Weight

INTRODUCTION Many people eat their food fast and carelessly. However, eating slowly may be a much smarter approach. In fact, studies show that slower eating can help...

Why Sitting Too Much Is Seriously Bad for Your Health

INTRODUCTION Modern society has been engineered for sitting. As a result, humans spend more time off their feet than ever before. However, recent studies show that all...

11 Foods and Beverages to Avoid During Pregnancy

INTRODUCTION Pregnancy is one of the most vital and delicate times in a woman’s life. Therefore, it is more important than ever to eat a healthy...

11 Foods to Avoid When Trying to Lose Weight

INTRODUCTION The foods you eat can have a major effect on your weight. Some foods, like full-fat yogurt, coconut oil and eggs, help with weight loss (1,...

Weight Loss, Breakfast & Protein: What You Need To Know

INTRODUCTION Protein is a key nutrient for weight loss. In fact, adding more protein to your diet is the easiest and most effective way to lose...

30 Easy Ways to Lose Weight Naturally (Backed by Science)

INTRODUCTION There is a lot of bad weight loss information on the internet. Much of what is recommended is questionable at best, and not based on...

Detox Diets 101: Do These “Cleanses” Really Work?

Detoxification (detox) diets are more popular than ever. These diets claim to clean the blood and eliminate harmful toxins from the body. However, it is not...

4 Effects of Eating a Low Fat Diet

INTRODUCTION For decades, dietary guidelines have instructed us to eat a “low-fat” diet. The way this diet is defined, is that fat is supposed to be...

Salt: Just HOW Much is Too Much?

INTRODUCTION Health organizations have been warning us about the dangers of salt for a long time. That’s because high salt intake has been claimed to cause...

Matcha Green Tea Fights Cancer & Burns Fat

Green tea is one of the most popular drinks in the world. It has all sorts of health benefits, such as weight loss and improved...

How Coffee Affects Blood Sugar and Diabetes

INTRODUCTION Type 2 diabetes is a massive health problem worldwide. About 29 million people, or 9% of all US adults, had type 2 diabetes in the...

Saturated Fat, Cholesterol, Strokes, & Heart Disease: 5 New Studies That...

INTRODUCTION Since the 1950s, people have believed that saturated fat is bad for human health. This was originally based on observational studies showing that countries that...

11 Probiotic Foods That Improve Digestion, Reduce Depression and Promote Heart...

INTRODUCTION Probiotics are live microorganisms that have health benefits when consumed (1). These are usually beneficial bacteria that serve some function in the body. Probiotics have all...

The 3 Most Important Types of Omega-3 Fatty Acids

INTRODUCTION Omega-3 fatty acids are essential fats that have numerous benefits for health. However, not all omega-3 fatty acids are equal. There are actually 11 different types....

Probiotics Aid Weight Loss & Help To Get Rid Of Belly...

Probiotics are live microorganisms that have health benefits when eaten (1). They are found in both supplements and fermented foods. Probiotics may improve digestive health, heart health...

9 Reasons Why Obesity is Not Just a Choice

INTRODUCTION In 2012, up to 35% of US adults and 17% of teens were obese (1). Many people blame obesity on poor dietary choices and inactivity,...

These 20 Nutrition Facts Should be Common Sense (But Aren’t)

INTRODUCTION Common sense is surprisingly rare in nutrition. All sorts of myths and misconceptions are being spread around, even by so-called experts.Here are 20 nutrition facts...

7 Reasons You Should Be Drinking More Coffee

The health effects of coffee are quite controversial. Depending on who you ask, it is either a super healthy beverage or incredibly harmful. But despite what...

15 Healthy Foods That Are Incredibly Filling

INTRODUCTIONWhat you eat determines how full you feel. This is because foods affect fullness differently. For example, you need fewer calories to feel full from boiled potatoes or...

Is Breakfast The Most Important Meal Of The Day? What You...

“Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.” This myth is pervasive in society. Breakfast is perceived as healthy, even more important than other meals. Even...

Why Eggs Are a Killer Weight Loss Food

Eggs are among the healthiest foods you can eat. They are rich in high-quality protein, healthy fats and many essential vitamins and minerals. Eggs also have a...

The Truth About Low Carb Diets: 7 Facts You Need To...

INTRODUCTIONLow-carb diets work.That is pretty much a scientific fact at this point.At least 23 high quality studies in humans have shown this to be true.In many...