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With a Grain of Salt

By Andréa Maria Cecil

In Nutrition

March 13, 2016

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Sponsored “science” and constantly changing nutrition guidelines force people to carefully evaluate what they put in their bodies.

Nutrition is complicated. Many scientific studies either proclaim a particular food will kill you or help you live to be 300 years old, said Harvey Levenstein, professor emeritus of history at McMaster University in Ontario, Canada.

“It starts with some kind of a warning and it sounds like it’s very, very certain, but… Continue Reading

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Do It Till You’re Dead

By Josh Bunch

In CrossFit, Nutrition

March 11, 2016

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Feel free to ignore health warnings. You have every right to do so.

My dad died in 2011, taken peacefully while he slept. That’s what the obituary said anyway. If I’d had it my way, he would have gone down swinging like the hero every boy imagines his father to be.

From a three-foot nightstand beside his twin bed, I took a pocketknife, left the digital alarm clock and overflowing ashtray, and threw away an unopened pack of… Continue Reading

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In Affiliation, Nutrition

March 07, 2016

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With owner Olivia Heather and head coach Geoff Halston at the helm, CrossFit Tumuora has been transforming the Cook Islands community through its emphasis on an active lifestyle and good nutrition since July 2013.

“The Cook Islands is in a dire situation where we’re actually … the second most obese country or population in the world, as well as the most overweight,” Heather says.

“About 90 percent of our population is overweight, and 64 percent of them are… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, Nutrition

March 05, 2016

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This recipe from Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com combines wild shrimp, Italian sausage, zucchini and squash “noodles,” and a creamy Thai-inspired sauce to create a healthy path to the satisfaction of a pasta dish without loading up on carbs.

First, Massie crushes and minces the garlic cloves before toasting them in a heavy cast-iron pot prepped with olive oil. He then adds the sausage to the pot, and while he waits for it to brown… Continue Reading

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Soda, Death and Taxes

By Brittney Saline

In Nutrition

March 04, 2016

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With treatment of chronic disease eating up health-care budgets, elected officials consider excise taxes to reduce consumption of harmful sugary beverages.

On Nov. 4, 2014, 76 percent of voters made Berkeley, California, the first U.S. city to pass a soda tax. After its implementation in March, the tax generated just shy of US$700,000 in revenue in its first six months.

Berkeley City Councilmember Laurie Capitelli helped spearhead the measure. At first, he saw… Continue Reading

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In CrossFit, Legal, Nutrition

February 24, 2016

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City attorneys offer strong opposition to American Beverage Association motion for a preliminary injunction seeking to strike down an ordinance requiring warnings on sugary-drink ads.

The debate over whether sugar-sweetened beverages cause a host of metabolic derangements is akin to the one on global warming, said Harold Goldstein, executive director of the California Center for Public Health Advocacy.

“You might be able to find somebody that says global warning isn’t man made… Continue Reading

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Expert Report?

By Staff

In Medical/Injuries, Nutrition

February 24, 2016

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The very best of Richard A. Kahn, author of a 60-page report supporting the American Beverage Association’s lawsuit against San Francisco.

On Jan. 12, Richard A. Kahn gave a 60-page expert report as part of the American Beverage Association (ABA) lawsuit seeking to strike down a City of San Francisco ordinance that requires ads for sugar-sweetened beverages to include health-warning language.

Kahn is the former chief scientific and medical officer of the American Diabetes Association. He… Continue Reading

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In HD Videos, Nutrition

February 18, 2016

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Nick Massie of PaleoNick.com takes his inspiration for this dish from the molcajete, a stone mortar and pestle commonly used in Mexican cuisine. Massie uses halved acorn squashes for his “mortars,” piling them high with juicy carne asada, shrimp and tomatillo salsa and baking them until they caramelize and bubble.

First he toasts the garlic in olive oil, and then he adds the tomatillos, browning them to get some color for the… Continue Reading

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