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Is bulletproof coffee worth all the hype?

Why bulletproof coffee is not miraculous for weight loss.

The ketogenic diet, coconut oil & bulletproof coffee: what they have in common, and why they’re not miraculous for weight loss

The ketogenic diet and bulletproof coffee are all the rage, the hot topic of discussion on social media and in gyms. Is there any validity to the big bulletproof fad? In this guest post, registered dietitian Lindsay Orbeta, MS, RD, CSSD, gives us some real scientific information on bulletproof coffee, coconut oil and a real ketogenic diet.

Read moreWhy bulletproof coffee is not miraculous for weight loss.

Will Harris of White Oak Pastures does not believe monoculture is good for farming or the earth.

This rancher is the best! “Nature abhors monoculture.”

This fantastic video shows ranching as it should be.

In this great PBS series “Food Forward” a fundamental question is asked:

How did something so fundamental as food, go so fundamentally wrong?

Meet Will Harris, farmer and rancher at White Oak Pastures in Bluffton, GA. A true family farmer, his farm & ranch have been in his family for three generations

Read moreThis rancher is the best! “Nature abhors monoculture.”

Don't buy non-fat yogurt. You need a healthy source of fat.

Put down the zero fat yogurt and step away! You NEED dietary fat.

Even in the midst of an obesity epidemic, we still need to eat fats.

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Triolein, a tricglyceride of oleic acid, a healthy omega-9 fatty acid

Recently I was enjoying one of my stand by recipes, slow cooked beans and vegetables. However, I wasn’t following my own recipe and my “healthy” diet was about to be sabotaged… by fat!

But not because I was eating too much.

Read morePut down the zero fat yogurt and step away! You NEED dietary fat.

NatureBox – A great healthy snack choice – Product review

Are you looking for a great choice for your family’s healthy snacks?

Naturebox | Healthy Snacks DeliveredNatureBox, a snack delivery service, might be just what you need.

I originally heard about NatureBox through one of their ads on Facebook. Since I make sure I have healthy snack food with me at work everyday, I was interested in anything that was reasonably priced, gave me a variety of snacks and was healthy.

Read moreNatureBox – A great healthy snack choice – Product review

My recommendation for chia products, the Chia Co.

The Chia Co. chia seeds – Product Review

Chia seeds are my choice for getting Omega-3s.

The Chia Co. - a great source for chia seedsNo doubt you’ve read about the importance of getting omega-3s in your diet. They are an essential nutrient but our bodies can’t produce them internally. (Like the 9 essential amino acids) Natural sources of omega-3s are: fish (especially sardines and salmon), flax seed, walnuts, kale, seaweed and chia seed.

Read moreThe Chia Co. chia seeds – Product Review

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

The trace minerals in sea salts are just that… traces.

Sea Salt drying in AustraliaIf 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 any truth to it?

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

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