Restrictive Eating: Problems with Low-Calorie Fad Diets

There are many popular low-calorie or restrictive diets out there. However, restrictive eating practices stemming from a desire to control health or weight are very rarely based on an actual understanding of nutrition and its effects on the body. This has lead to a mess of fad diets and dangerous eating practices. Restrictive, low-calorie fad diets(…)

Understanding Lactose Intolerance

Lactose intolerance is a popular topic in health and nutrition. Most people think of it as a condition where you can’t drink milk because it makes you sick (i.e. a milk allergy). But that’s not quite true. Lactose intolerance should not be viewed as a black or white diagnosis, but as a threshold of tolerance(…)