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All Things Nutrition, Featuring Kyle Drew!

Hair, Skin, and Nails? What About Heart, Lungs, and Brain?

Guy Evans/ October 2, 2017/ Nutrition/ 0 comments

  I keep getting questions about supplements that are specific to hair, skin, and nails. Even my 26-year-old daughter, who grew up hearing about the importance of good nutrition, has asked about them. I’ve looked into several and found that many can be as weak as those nails you’re trying to fortify. And the fact is, what you see in

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Want a New Year’s Resolution?

Guy Evans/ December 30, 2016/ Nutrition/ 0 comments

      This morning when I was buttoning my pants, I couldn’t help but notice they had shrunk…just around the waist. This same pair fit perfectly last week but today I had to suck in my gut and really work to get them buttoned. Hmmm, must have dried them on high. No, that’s not it. Maybe someone moved the

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The One Thing You MUST Take With Your Thanksgiving Feast

Kyle Drew/ November 14, 2016/ Nutrition/ 0 comments

Confession time: I indulge on Thanksgiving. As much as I normally collect health-friendly recipes for every menu item, I don’t even try to control it for this holiday. We go to at least three different family gatherings on Thanksgiving week, and we neither going to depend on anyone there to have made “stevia-sweetened pumpkin pie”, nor are we going to

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Should You Be Taking The “Universal Antioxidant”?

Kyle Drew/ October 24, 2016/ Nutrition/ 0 comments

    You’ve heard of antioxidants. They are found in food and nutrients and have a chemical property which protects against damage due to “free radicals”. Free radicals can come in all shapes and sizes – smoke, toxins, effects of aging, and even oxygen. We’re assaulted by free radical damage every day. Even exercise, with all its benefits, is known

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How much weight should you try to lose each week?

Kyle Drew/ July 14, 2016/ Nutrition/ 0 comments

How much weight should you try to lose each week? Should it be a dozen pounds? Twenty pounds like contestants on The Biggest Loser? Nah. How about trying for a consistent pound or so each week? That’s plenty. When you lose lots of weight every week without the help of drugs, and with crash dieting, you’re probably losing mostly muscle

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The “Do What Works For You” Diet

Kyle Drew/ July 14, 2016/ Nutrition/ 0 comments

It may be a generational thing, but a lot of nutrition clients I’ve worked with feel too “loyal” to certain nutritional philosophies. I was working with a woman once who became ill every time she ate eggs, so I suggested that she stop eating them. Her reply startled me. She said, “I can’t stop eating eggs; I’m Paleo”. Since when

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