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Food for Thought: Is Losing Weight Really Just About Calories?

Food for Thought: Is Losing Weight Really Just About Calories?

by Crystal (SU)
We’ve all heard the saying, “Calories in, calories out”. This blanket statement regarding weight loss deems an excess of calories, and a deficiency of activity, as the sole culprits for obesity. What we may not have considered, is which calories are going in; because frankly, they’re not all created equal.

Vitamins and Weight Loss: How Do They Help and Which Ones Should I Take?

Vitamins and Weight Loss: How Do They Help and Which Ones Should I Take?

by Crystal (SU)
There’s no magic pill for weight loss; losing the pounds requires perseverance and plenty of healthy and nutritious food. But in today’s day and age, this can be difficult for a multitude of reasons – from time constraints and stressful daily life, to something that is very much out of our control: farming. Yes, according to Scientific American, soil depletion and modern agricultural methods have stripped the nutrition from once-healthy foods.

Working with a Nutritionist Can Make It Easier to Stomach Allergies

Working with a Nutritionist Can Make It Easier to Stomach Allergies

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Researchers estimate that 15 million Americans suffer from some sort of food allergy, and this epidemic is only growing. Additionally, 30% of these people are affected negatively by more than one food. According to FARE (Food Allergy Research & Education), a food allergy is a medical condition in which certain foods generate a harmful immune response in the body – commonly known as an allergic reaction.