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DO DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS POSE A RISK TO THE LIVER?

Ask the Scientists – Health and Science Education Many of you may have seen headlines recently about dietary supplements potentially causing liver damage. We also hear this claim from certain health experts from time to time. But, is it true? Here is some information you…

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Ketone nutritional supplements: Good or bad for athletic performance?

By Nathan Skolski on October 11, 2017 Jonathan Little is an assistant professor in UBC Okanagan’s School of Health and Exercise Sciences. Popular new ketone salts enhance fat burning but impair high-intensity exercise performance In the quest to improve physical performance, many athletes are turning to untested nutritional…

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How the food industry spins science to fit its agenda

Scrutiny of food industry practices and unhealthy products has ramped up over the last decade thanks to the tireless work and vigilant eyes of public health and nutrition advocates. While this is good news for the public, it’s not a rosy outlook for the food…

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WHAT YOU PUT IN YOUR MOUTH MATTERS

Numerous observation and epidemiological studies have shown solid relationships between certain healthy eating patterns and longevity. A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that improving overall diet quality by consuming less sugar-laden beverages, red and processed meats, and consuming more vegetables, fruits, fish,…

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YOUR NUTRITIONAL INSURANCE PLAN AGAINST DEFICIENCIES

You’ve heard it before: you can get all the nutrients you need from the food you eat. Well, maybe you can. It’s certainly possible. But it’s unlikely. We all know that vitamin supplements are no substitute for a healthy diet. But nobody is a perfectly…

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What to Eat for Healthy Skin

RICH SHOSTED  SEPTEMBER 19, 2017   BEAUTY  Our skin is our first line of defense against the harshness of the world. Our skin protects us from viruses and bacteria. It keeps us warm when temperatures plummet, and cools us off when the air boils over. Amd…

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RECIPE: SILDESALAT (Herring)

Herring THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FOOD IS PART OF THE PRECISION NUTRITION NETWORK ALL CONTENT © PRECISION NUTRITION OVERVIEW Herring is an oily fish found mostly in coastal waters. There are various species of herring; the most abundant species are the Atlantic herring, Pacific herring, and Araucanian…

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Gluten-free diets could do more harm than good in children

Ask the Scientists – Health and Science Education September 19 at 3:03pm ·  Gluten-free diets could do more harm than good in children Gluten-free diets are critical for people who’ve been diagnosed and are living with celiac disease. Celiac disease is an autoimmune disorder in which…

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