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Popular Weight Loss Diets: A Review of the Science

A review by Freire (2020) has examined the evidence for the most popular weight loss diets. Low carb, keto, paleo, gluten free, Mediterranean, intermittent fasting, you name it. What was the verdict? There is not one magic weight loss diet that works for everyone. Are you surprised? We are all unique with different biochemistry, different…

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Spotlight on nutrition for shift workers

Shift work undoubtedly takes a toll on the body, especially over a prolonged period of time. It impacts sleep, exercise, relationships, stress levels and eating patterns. Research tells us that shift workers experience an increased risk of diabetes, weight gain, obesity, cardiovascular disease, stroke, depression and some cancers. This is primarily due to the disruption…

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