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The Effects of Dairy Products on Male Fertility

In my post, The Role of Diet in Declining Sperm Counts, I discussed the association between high saturated fat intake and reduced semen quality. One of the most recent articles on the topic found that…


The Pegan Diet: Is It The Ideal Diet?

The problem with most diets is that there is a proper way to do it and a cheaterís way to do it. Take being a vegan, for example. You could easily be a vegan by eating only Jif peanut butter and jelly…


Here’s Why You’re Bloated

It happens to all of us. Even if you make healthy choices about what you put in your body, filling up with leafy greens, quinoa, and organic grass-fed meat, sometimes you end the day withÖa food baby.…


5 Foods That Can Be Surprisingly Inflammatory

Just because a food is generally regarded as healthy, that doesnít mean it is necessarily the right choice for YOU. Here are 5 foods that are often considered smart choices that may actually contribut…


7 Biggest Myths About Dairy

For something as common in many of our diets as dairy, it's a little surprising that there are so many misconceptions about how it impacts our bodies and the environment. Read on for some of the bigge…


Is It Better to Buy Local or Organic?

Many of us often wonder: is better to support local farmers at the farmerís market who are not certified organic, or is it better to buy certified organic products from the grocery store? If your loca…


5 Soy-Free Milk Alternatives

A whopping 91 percent of the soy grown here in the U.S. is genetically modified, and the easiest way to ensure that a soy product isn't GM is to stick with organic. USDA certified organic foods, by de…


15 Best & Worst Foods to Eat When You’re Sick

Being sick is never fun. While reducing stress and getting plenty of sleep can help you get through a nasty bout of seasonal sickness, food can play an important role, too. Of course, some foods are b…


What if We All Became Vegetarians? (Infographic)

We don't need to all dive head-first into a raw vegan diet. However, posing this question helps us determine the mathematical impact red meat, poultry and cheese--yes, even cheese--have on our planet.…


Depression-Busting Pumpkin Muffins (Paleo)

Well, I canít eat muffins in an agitated manner. The butter would probably get on my cuffs. One should always eat muffins quite calmly. It is the only way to eat them. -Oscar Wilde , ĒThe Importance…


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