Nutrition

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What’s the Deal With Ultra-Processed Foods?

In recent years we’ve heard more and more about the perils of processed food, how damaging it is, and how it may be largely to blame for America’s obesity epidemic. But what is a processed food exactly? Technically speaking, processed foods are any food items that are not raw or in their original form.  Processing can mean cooking, canning, pasteurizing, …

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All About Magnesium: Benefits, Types, Symptoms of Deficiency, and Side Effects

Magnesium has taken a seat in the spotlight in recent years and for a good reason.  This mineral is responsible for many core bodily functions, and the vast majority of people in this country are deficient. While most cases of magnesium deficiency go undiagnosed, it’s been estimated that up to 50% of the U.S. population is not reaching the recommended …

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7 Of My Favorite Nutrition Books & Podcasts

Nutrition is a topic that has become incredibly muddled in a world where we’re receiving competing information every day. It’s next to impossible to know what’s supposed to be good for you to eat and what’s not. One day dairy is the enemy, and the next, there’s a study touting the benefits of dairy. It’s for this reason that I’ve …

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