[New Scientific Study] Not All Plant-Based Diets Created Equal?

Today, let’s review a new scientific study hot off the press… about plant-based diets! We see plant-based studies in the news quite often. But what’s a “plant-based diet” anyway? The definition of a plant-based diet is highly debated these days… Some say it’s a vegan diet. Others include vegetarian eating. While many argue it’s a…

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[CASE STUDY] Saturated Fat Confusion? How to Make Sense of Clashing Headlines

“Here we go again”, I thought, rolling my eyes. Why, you may wonder… In the past days, I noticed major media outlets flooded with 2 incendiary headlines. Each headline boasted opposite results about saturated fat intake. How come? One headline stated: “Saturated fat could be GOOD for you, study suggests” But the opposing one said:…

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[CASE STUDY] How Much Sugar Is In That Smoothie?

How much sugar is in that smoothie? The Health Sciences Academy

I get this asked a lot: “What’s WRONG with freshly-made natural fruit juices and smoothies?” Let me start by telling you that, luckily, in nutrition science there are NO black-and-white answers. I say “luckily” because the direction of nutrition isn’t blanket advice. It’s personalisation. Your genetics, your needs (biochemical, etc.), your goals, and your preferences…

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[DOWNLOAD] How To Conduct An Effective Self-Experiment – The Ultimate Guide

With self-experimentation, you can try different ways of doing things, find out more about yourself, and learn what is good for you, or what isn’t. Conducting your own self-experiments can be quite fun. Like a series of mini-adventures. Isn’t it exciting to discover something every day? When done safely and ethically, running a self-experiment can…

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Avocado Pits: Start or Stop Eating?

Have you heard? There’s this viral craze going on, encouraging people to eat avocado pits. But the problem is that there is no “new” study showing that eating avocado pits is safe or beneficial. In fact, there is no study at all showing the benefits (or risks) of eating avocado pits. So where does this…

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2016 Calendar Gift For You!

As promised, a present for you as a loyal member of our community: our 2016 calendar! This year’s theme: FRUIT SCIENCE. Hint: look for the science facts in the green boxes! Downloads in A4 format Want to say thanks? Tell us what else you’d love us to do in 2016. Downloads in Letter format Want to say thanks? Tell us…

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Get Free Video Training: Your Brain On Food

To eat or not to eat? And then what? Certain foods can sometimes be so difficult to resist… … even with the greatest willpower in the world, you can find yourself reaching for that succulent cake or sticky doughnut! You might think that your conscious brain is in complete control of the choices you make…

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Junk Science Blogs: 4 Signs You May Be Unknowingly Following One

The internet is growing uncontrollably. Ultra-fast information transfer is happening across this world via a network of communication satellites. Nearly everything has changed with the onset of internet, and over the past years we’ve seen vast improvements in technology, communication and virtual entertainment. All thanks to the internet. The internet has also been pivotal in…

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Fasting and Training: Good or Bad?

Have you ever worried that fasting and exercise don’t go together? Or perhaps you’ve heard the opposite: that training in a fasted state has its benefits? We investigate the scientific studies that tried answering these questions in this PDF report. Grab “Fasting and Training: Good or Bad?” below:     Conveniently download this 29-page science…

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10 Great Reads to Kick-Start a Healthy 2015

Happy New Year! I’ve picked our most relevant articles to help you start 2015 on a high note. Check them out while you’re relaxing or taking a break and get all the reading you need to feel better today. Happy reading! PS: Our Detox Specialist course is now open for enrolment! After 5,475 hours of…

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