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Fat and Cholesterol are not the Enemy

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Fat and Cholesterol are not the Enemy
Fat and Cholesterol have been popularly demonized for nearly a century, leading to drastic cuts in the recommended intake of animal foods. But is the science really so cut and dry? In this blog post, we outline the reasons why a fat and cholesterol lowering diet may not necessarily be the best protocol for human health.

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Animal Foods Should Be Abundant in the Diet

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Animal Foods Should Be Abundant in the Diet
Animal foods are commonly demonized for ethical, environmental, and health concerns. However, what if I told you that a diet high in proper animal foods was what made our ancestors incredibly healthy and which has various benefits to the planet? In this blog post, I will guide you through the roots of the vegetarian movement, and why it poses tremendous harm to our environment and our health.

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Eliminate Processed Foods Part II: Refined Grains and Sugar

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Eliminate Processed Foods Part II: Refined Grains and Sugar
Refined grains and sugar are the leading causes of chronic disease today, yet they make up the majority of food in our diet. They are lurking in nearly every food on the supermarket shelf, and are ultimately very difficult to avoid. How do these foods affect our bodies, but more specifically our hormones? And how does this disruption to our hormones lead to obesity and related diseases? In this blog post, I will guide you through a brief history of these foods, how they are hurting your health, and what to eat instead. Enjoy!

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Eliminate Processed Foods Part I: Vegetable Oils

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Eliminate Processed Foods Part I: Vegetable Oils
Although industrialized seed oils are commonly promoted as healthy foods, they are the exact opposite. Seed oils can cause a range of various bodily issues that will, more often than not, lead to chronic and degenerative disease. Eliminating these foods is your best option if your goal is to maintain and continue to build optimal human performance.

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Nourishing foods are the bedrock of human performance

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Nourishing foods are the bedrock of human performance
The first dietary principle is absolutely necessary to understanding which foods are optimal for human performance, and which are not. In this article, we will briefly cover where the term ‘calorie’ and ‘diet’ came from, and why these two words should not be our focus if we are looking for optimal human performance.

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