Posts Tagged ‘fat’

Going Nuts About Coconuts: What’s the Truth?

A little over two weeks ago now, the American Heart Association published a report advising against the use of coconut oil. Naturally, the coconut oil-loving world went into a frenzy, and judging from the huge amount of people who love the coco (myself included), this new advice didn’t exactly sit well with many. In recent…

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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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