Understanding Nutrition Labels Breaking down your nutrition label Have you ever wanted to learn what your nutrition label really means? And no, we’re not talking about just the calorie count and serving size. We’re talking about what each part of the label means, not just on the surface level. First off, you can find a […]
Over the past 20 years or so, gut health has become a bit of a buzzword. But what exactly is gut health and what is a gut? The definition of the gut is a tube that connects the mouth to the anus which is the stomach digestive system that passes out anything that our bodies do not digest. However, the gut as a whole is not that simple. The gut has a lining that has the surface area of 400 square meters and uses roughly 2 times the amount of energy as the brain in order to function properly.
For some, the answer may be obvious, but for most people, it’s not so clear-cut. People all over the world are oblivious to the sources of fat in their meals. This can be attributed to the rushed nature of our culture. In trying to get more done, we grab a quick bite to eat, but never consider the food we’re consuming on a daily basis, especially the oils we ingest.
Where does “Paleo” Originate? As intimidating as the “caveman diet” sounds, it’s really quite simple and doesn’t consist of tearing raw meat off bones, shunning veggies, and never entering a restaurant (although if that’s what you want to do, by all means go for it). The word Paleo actually originates from Paleolithic– a term used […]