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Eggs: a Superfood

Phospholipids are the ‘intelligent fats in your brain.’ Similar to Omega-3 fatty acids; they make sure everything runs smoothly – kind of like the oil in your car. Phospholipids enhance your “mood, mind, and mental performance” and “protect against age-related memory decline and Alzheimer’s disease” (1). Our bodies can make phospholipids, but it’s important to […]

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Brain-Healthy Foods

Our “brain & nervous system are made out of essential fats, protein and phospholipids, all of which can be damaged by oxidants” (1). Oxidation is a chemical reaction that produces free radicals (2). When we are in contact with free radicals they can cause damage to our cells, and our brain. The main sources of […]

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Choose High Quality Protein to help Control your Weight

Becoming educated about nutrition is awesome because you can say goodbye to yo-yo dieting, and instead; adopt a new way to eat for the rest of your life. Once you have the knowledge about which foods are healthy choices; you will be able to control your weight naturally, and feel better overall. One area of […]

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Avoid Excess Sugar to help Control your Weight

My regular diet usually doesn’t include a lot of refined sugar; however, I find my intake has gone up this past week because of Halloween. I had my share of Halloween candy over the weekend, so I decided to stay away from refined sugar this week to get it out of my system, and get […]

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