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Harmful Health Belief: Be the Boss of Your Body

This post is part of a series about changing health beliefs. To learn more, read: Changing Your Harmful Health Beliefs. Hate to read? Watch my video on YouTube! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2c4SmHiTWRs&t=260s The phrase, "Be the boss of your...
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Change Your Harmful Health Beliefs

Hate reading? Check out my vlog: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UTqhLE-5Yp8 Our society holds an unknown amount of harmful health beliefs. Everyone from your Aunt Helen to your doctor to online fitness bros/health coaches/influencers bombard you with constant nonsense. Unfortunately, we...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 2)

I can sum up my experience with Noom in one sentence: They recommend replacing salad dressing with lemon juice and eating ~300-calorie meals. I mean, that is some 1980's-Jane-Fonda-Jazzercise-nonfat-everything-antiquated nutrition advice. Before we get...

Noom: The Truth Behind the Popular Weight Loss App (Part 1)

Listen, I'm not like a regular dietitian. I'm a cool dietitian. While many of my colleagues were audibly unhappy about the latest diet app called "Noom," I kept my silence. I wanted to investigate...

What Cooking Oils are Best for You?

When you’re sautéing, baking, frying, gravy-making, biscuit-buttering, stir-frying, hair masking, moisturizing, or performing any other bizarre activity using some sort of fat, it's tough to know which cooking oil you should use. There are...

Cooking Survival: Eight Items You Need to Get Started

So you want to get cooking...but how? Y'all know home cooking can save you a billion dollars, tastes a jillion times better than store-bought, and is a gazillion times better for your health. But cooking...

Four Ways to Pump up Your Iron Intake

I don't think you guys understand how hard it is to pull myself away from nonstop video game playing (I'm on summer break after all, don't judge me) to write an article about increasing...

Imperfect Produce: Too Ugly to be Worth it?

Ever wonder what happens to the imperfect produce that farmers can't sell to grocery stores? Well, traditionally the poor, ugly, undesirable produce either rots in the fields, gets put into animal feed, or is...

Collagen Supplements: Worth the Price?

If you're reading this, you've probably heard about how collagen supplements are going to keep you youthful, flexible, and as spry as a young deer. The marketing folk behind collagen supplements must be geniuses,...

The Ketogenic Diet: My Experience

The recent popularity of the ketogenic diet has a lot of people asking questions such as "What is the ketogenic diet? Does the ketogenic diet work? Is the ketogenic diet a fad? Will it...
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