Do Nightshade Vegetables Cause Inflammation?

Nightshade vegetables have been given a bad rap lately, and even celebrities like Tom Brady claim that these foods cause inflammation and our bad for our health. As successful as he is, I hope you don’t rely on Tom Brady for any evidence-based nutrition info. Stick to football dude. Let’s get to the bottom of this…

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Lectin-Free Diet - My Brief Review

A new diet trend is out based on a popular book now claiming that lectins are bad for our health – causing inflammation and being the root cause of weight gain. Lectins are proteins that are found naturally in plants and animals, including many HEALTHY foods including whole grains, legumes and seeds, dairy, eggs, and some fruits and vegetables.  I already see how this is diet that can result in weight loss – you’ll have a hard time finding anything that you CAN eat on this diet!

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I'm a Nutritionist! You're a Nutritionist! We're All Nutritionists!

The health and wellness industry is a multi-billion dollar industry that is experiencing exponential growth, and many opportunists are touting themselves as experts to try to get a piece of the pie. The goal of this post is to teach you why you should be a little more skeptical about the credentials of people providing nutrition information.

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