Last year the American Journal Of Clinical Nutrition published a paper based on recently released survey data looking at the eating habits of Canadian adults. They found that very specific vitamins and minerals were under consumed by large swathes of the population. One such micronutrient was magnesium, which I discussed

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Herbs and spices are for some integral components of the cooking process and for others potentially undervalued components of a strong dietary pattern. I am ashamed to be admit I fall in the latter category, so if you’ve been sleeping on herbs/spices too just know that you aren’t alone. Despite

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The majority of population level data suggests that that current magnesium intake levels are insufficient among a significant portion of adults. Back in 2018 I was interviewed by Global News on the subject, and it remains as relevant as ever today. Case in point, a magnesium supplement currently sits among

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My goal with today’s post is simple – to shed light on some of the long-term health benefits of regular coffee consumption. I’ll do so via sharing various infographics that will be linked either to further writing or research so that you may explore the claim that interests you most.

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I’ve titled today’s piece Eat More Flavonoid Rich Foods To Live Longer, Better Allow me to explain why. Flavonoids are family of antioxidants that are, as rated by the Dietary Inflammatory Index [DII], considered among the most potent anti-inflammatory compounds in existence. Inflammation plays a massive role in both physical

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An anti-inflammatory dietary pattern may help with depression and mental health. Why? Well, it may be related to the fact that emerging evidence suggests that inflammation of the brain cells (neuroinflammation) may indeed be a major driver of depression and other mental health concerns. Building on yesterday’s introductory post on

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Inflammation is equal parts an ultra relevant physiological phenomenon and an over-used buzz word scattered throughout popular nutrition discourse. Given inflammation’s role in health and disease, many people seek out various foods, beverages and supplements that are deemed to have anti-inflammatory potential. But what does that really mean, and can

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We are now a few months removed from the launch of my latest book The Essential Diet For Fatty Liver Disease. Those who have been following along the promotion cycle of the book will know that I released a great deal of supplementary blog content that supports and expands upon

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