Posts Tagged ‘diet’

Opinion: Is Fat Acceptance Okay?

According to the New York Times, it seems that people are embracing a new normal when it comes to what a healthy weight is. More people are now inclined to view being overweight or even obese in a positive light. Calls for weight loss interventions are falling on deaf ears. Believe it or not, I…

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Opinion: The Simple But Tough Truth About Weight Loss

The holidays are coming and anybody who has some sort of fitness goal definitely has food on their mind. They either love it, or they’re worried about their fitness and all the progress they made up to this point going down the drain. During the holidays, this is probably an unhealthy attitude to have. The…

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Opinion: The Verdict on Vegan

A recent post on Twitter sparked a firestorm when a nutritionist explained why she couldn’t recommend anyone to follow a vegan diet. Her reasoning was that it was hard to eat safe and healthy while being 100% vegan, a perspective that was met with tons of backlash and angry posts. It’s hard to dissect the…

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Opinion: Amazon Buying Whole Foods Won’t Make You Healthier

Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you’ve probably heard that Amazon is buying Whole Foods for almost $14 billion. I’m already imagining automated checkouts and no lines at Whole Foods, a shopping model that Amazon is already testing. Or the prospect of having Whole Foods groceries delivered right to my door less than an…

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Opinion: Dieting? All You’re Really Losing Is Water

Has anyone ever recommended that you should try a low-carb diet? In as little as a couple of days, combined with moderate physical activity, one can expect to lose 5-10 lbs, people claim. But what are you REALLY losing on a low-carb diet? Let’s take a closer look at the relationship between energy stores and…

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