Canola oil comes from a canola plant, not rapeseed.

Quick Tip: Stop demonizing canola oil. It is not poison.

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Another nonsense food myth: canola oil is dangerous If you care about your health and work to avoid the SAD (standard American diet… which is pretty sad), you may have chosen to avoid canola oil after reading “health” news blogs. Most of these very popular blogs are the Chicken Little of the clickbait world.

The great sea salt myth. Sorry, y’all, there’s no minerals in there.

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The trace minerals in sea salts are just that… traces. If you go to google and look up “sea salt minerals”, you’ll find link after link of pages espousing the benefits of sea salt, how the mineral content of sea salt is greater than refined table salt and better healthy food choice. But is there […]

Tofu is bad for you, right? Try real science, not “trainer science”.

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Tofu is not the evil some trainers would lead you to believe. As you can see from several of my healthy recipes, I enjoy tofu. As a Buddhist, I work towards reducing the suffering of beings by eating less of them. However, as a trainer, I want to make sure I’m eating enough protein at […]