Saturated Fat: What You Don’t Know

  In the world of nutrition, people like things to be black and white: All carbs are evil! Eggs raise cholesterol! Beef is high in saturated fat, eat lettuce instead! Unfortunately for the dogmatism in all of us, the world … Read More

Coconut Oil: It’s (Still) Healthy
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The content of this article was originally published on the Fit in a Fat World blog in March 2013. It has been updated in light of the recent news denouncing the consumption of coconut oil. Which fats and oils are … Read More

The Health Benefits of Eggs

The content of this article was originally published on The Huffington Post in March 2013. Spoiler alert! Eggs are not bad for your cholesterol, nor are they bad for your health. Feel free to take my word for it, or … Read More

The Keys to Sustainable Weight Loss

This article was originally published at The Huffington Post Are you gaining weight despite “doing all the right things?” When it comes to fat loss, more exercise and less food is not always the answer. Although this approach makes sense … Read More

How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat: The Real Take-Home Message

In case you missed the news last week, How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat, historical documents from the 1960s have been found that prove the Sugar industry paid Harvard Scientists to blame heart disease on saturated fat. This … Read More

Why Eating Healthy Is Very Affordable

“Eating healthy is too expensive!” As someone who has been involved with fitness since my undergraduate degree in Kinesiology, I’ve heard this statement countless time. Now as a Nutrition Coach, I help people eat well on all sorts of budgets. … Read More

Organic Meat: Worth the Cost?

Article from Inside Fitness Magazine, APRIL 2016 [ INSIDEFITNESSMAG.COM ] 152-153 KNOW THY LABEL From “organic” to “grass-fed” and beyond, we explore the true meaning behind the claims made on meat BY DAIN WALLIS @DainWallis In one hand, I have a … Read More

Strongman Nutrition: How To Eat For Strength

When I began competing in Strongman at the age of 24, I was eating everything in sight without any real idea of how to eat for strength. My diet consisted of frozen foods, lots of pork, and whatever I could … Read More

Shocking News: Sucralose Isn’t A Health Food

There’s a new study demonizing the artificial sweetener sucralose that is circulating on social media with the following headlines: “A Scary New Reason to Avoid Splenda” “Study links Splenda to higher risk of leukemia” “New Study: Splenda causes cancer; a … Read More

How To Prevent Aging Through Diet and Exercise

Aging is a natural part of the human existence and whether we like it or not, here is the cold, hard truth: We peak physically in our twenties and have to be increasingly vigilant as we age to maintain our … Read More

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