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Saturated fats--like butter--are getting a lot more love these days than they did twenty years ago, but is butter healthy? The answer: Butter is probably not as bad as we once thought, but we should still limit our intake. Trans fats, butter substitutes, and Omega-6 seed oils can definitely have detrimental effects on your health, … Continue reading Is Butter Healthy? You May Be Surprised By The Answer…
Yes, you read that right! Avocados are not just a trendy, Instagram-worthy spread for toast. An apple avocado a day may actually keep the doctor away! What makes an avocado so healthy? Results from a 2017 study suggest that avocado consumption may play a pivotal role in gut health. Another study from 2013 suggests the following: … Continue reading An Avocado a Day May Keep the Doctor Away
If your answer is "I don't know" or "no," then read on to figure out why you must. First of all, what exactly are omega-3s and omega-6s? Generally, we just hear the nicknames "omega-3s" and "omega-6s," but their true names are omega-3 fatty acids and omega-6 fatty acids. Both are types of polyunsaturated fats, and … Continue reading Are You Eating the Proper Ratio of Omega-3s to Omega-6s? (Hint: Your Health Depends on It!)
Ever wonder where I get my biohacking inspiration? The answer is podcasts, books, and articles...but mostly podcasts! Ever since I began my biohacking journey a couple years ago, I have been (obsessively!) listening to a number of different health & wellness podcasts to learn as much as I can about optimal nutrition, skincare, exercise habits, … Continue reading My Favorite Health & Wellness Podcasts
When we cook at home, we control the ingredients we use, the spices we add, and the oils we drizzle. In restaurants, we relinquish a lot of control, and we often stray from our "perfect" diet. Still, it's important to recognize the benefits of restaurant dining--like relaxation and socialization! Home-cooked meals are the absolute best, … Continue reading 4 Secrets to Eating Smarter While Dining Out
A hot health topic today is the gut microbiome; many studies have linked the health of one's gut to his or her propensity for disease and mood disorders. A lesser-discussed but increasingly popular notion is that the mouth contains a special, perfectly balanced microbiome of its own. The oral microbiome consists of "the collective genomes of … Continue reading The Oral Microbiome: Why It’s Important and How to Care for It
Yes, that's right. I'm taking you down a rabbit hole here. We're all familiar with the adage "You Are What You Eat," which relates to Hippocrates' belief that "Food is Medicine." Every single bite we take (or sip we drink!) causes a positive or negative hormonal reaction within the body; cumulatively, those bites and sips … Continue reading You Are What You Eat…Ate