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Sugar: As Addictive as Drugs?

Introduction Sugar – a diverse, versatile and pleasurable substance. A recent New York Times article published in September 2016, revealed the dark truth about the sugar industries role in shaping dietary guidelines in the 1990s, by down-playing sugar’s role in obesity and disease and forcing the blame onto fat (1). By the late ‘90s, just […]

Mainstream Weight-loss Ineffective for Health & Lifestyle?

I’ve been hesitant to write this post, as I know many of my friends are dieting and/or embrace the weight-loss supplement trend. It’s never my goal to offend anyone, undermine someones success, or spark a nutritional war. But nutrition, health, lifestyle, and food are important to me, in fact it’s my life and this is […]

Gluten – As Told by a Baker & Aspiring Nutritionist

Gluten’s been getting a lot of hype in the health and nutrition world. Just about everyone knows someone who is “gluten intolerant” or avoids gluten in their diet for whatever reason. Research studying and supporting gluten intolerance, at this point, is a huge gray area. If someone where to ask me if I think gluten […]

Pico de Gallo a Fresh Salsa

Original Pico de Gallo

Pronounced: Peek-OH deh Guy-OH Also known as “Fresh Salsa” is a delicious appetizer, snack, or topping. Its not only delicious it’s also guilt free and very healthy! No need to strictly enjoy this delicious salsa just when you go out for Mexican cuisine. You can make Pico at home very easily with some simple ingredients […]