5 Reasons to Ignore USDA Dietary Guidelines

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Nutrition is one of the most hotly-debated health topics. Everyone wants to eat better, lose weight, get fit, or increase healthfulness, but everyone has a different theory about how that should happen. Even the USDA, which should be a reliable source of dietary information, can’t seem to agree on a nutritional model. From the old Read more …

The Food Pyramid Crumbles

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For the past couple of decades, the USDA has been trying to use a pyramid shape to convey healthy eating to the American public. Unfortunately, the many iterations of the pyramid caused more confusion than clarity. In June 2011, the USDA announced that the pyramid is being retired. History of the Food Pyramid First introduced Read more …

Burning Belly Fat

The most common requests about losing and burning fat have to do with belly fat. Commercials and targeted advertisements promise to burn belly fat within days.  We want it to be true and many fall for those scams.  As much as we’d all like to burn belly fat, there just isn’t a way to isolate Read more …