June 2012

Nutrition Lie #2 - You Need Lots of Protein (to build muscle)

As hard as we try, we can never escape the flood of protein-related advertizing and conflicting information. For some reason, protein has been heralded as the “hot body nutrient” in fitness magazines. And over the past few decades, the belief that “more is better” has somehow diffused into our collective consciousness.

The Flax Of Life

What makes flaxseeds so special can be spelled out in one word and that’s L-I-G-N-A-N-S.Flax

Big Fat Food Lies: Nutrition Lie #1 - Eating Fat Makes You Fat

This has got to be one of the most pervasive nutrition myths of our time. Since the 1980s, when the whole “low-fat” and “diet” craze began, we’ve seen our population get fatter and sicker. What gives?

If eating fat is supposed to make us fat, then eating less of it should be a good thing – at least for our waistlines - right?