Nutrition experts stress the importance of overall “diet quality” as opposed to demonizing and avoiding particular foods or even entire food groups. "Quality" means that what you eat provides the energy and essential nutrients you need for an active, healthy life. All sources of protein, for example, are not created … Read More
A low carb high protein diet for weight loss can be healthy, natural, and nutrient-dense. It can be a highly effective way to burn stored fat and maintain muscle, say researchers. And, if done right, it can keep you feeling satisfied, help lower your … Read More
Is it ever a good idea to eat high cholesterol foods? What about foods that are “otherwise” healthy, like eggs? Regardless of the high amount of cholesterol in eggs, research supports arguments both for and against eggs in the diet. In part 1 of this … Read More
Many people looking for help with weight loss consider taking supplements. As a naturopathic doctor, I’m all for dietary supplements that are safe, natural, and effective. And there are some excellent supplements that can, indeed, help you lose weight. What I’m not for, however, are overpriced supplements of dubious quality … Read More
High-protein diets have been a popular weight-loss trend for a while now. Plenty of people have boosted their protein intake, lowered their carbohydrate consumption, and watched the pounds disappear.
But is a high-protein diet right for those who are older and who have heart disease or related risk factors? Experts … Read More
You may have heard about a protein diet, but what is it, why are nutritionists not always on the same page?
Health experts do, in fact, have varying opinions on how much protein needs to be consumed for optimum health. However, one thing they all agree on is that eating protein … Read More