The “Detox” Myth

When I hear the word detox, I think of lemon water, green juices, “skinny-me tea” and the hundreds of Instagram’s that these products have been splashed across. The toned, tanned, healthy looking bodies really sell the idea that these things really work! 

But just how safe and effective are these products? 

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Let’s talk about Avocado (sneaky recipe included)

There is no denying it. The AVOCADO has had a huge resurgence in popularity recently, being featured on pages of magazines, wellness blogs and instagrams all over the net. But it still happens to be on the ‘naughty’ list for many who avoid the high ‘fat content’ in the belief that ‘by eating fat, they will get fat’.

However, as more and more research is being done, it has become clear that this is not the case!

So we decided to take a closer look at the avocado fruit, and find out exactly why it’s making a comeback! 

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5 Ways You Can Separate the FAD from the FACT?

Nonsensical dietary advice isn’t just incorrect – it’s downright dangerous! But no matter how much we try, FAD diets will continue to enjoy their five minutes of fame.

This is why it is so important that we learn how to spot a FAD DIET so we don’t end up getting swept up in the hysteria of dietary myths.

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Nutrition 101

“HIGH-CARB DIET KEY TO A LONG LIFE”

“LOW-CARB DIETS LEAD TO WEIGHT LOSS”

“HIGH-CARB DIET IS BETTER THAN LOW CARB DIET FOR LOSING BODY FAT”

“NO BENEFITS IN LIMITING SALT” 

“SALT DAMAGES BLOOD VESSELS, HEART, KIDNEYS AND BRAIN”

I could link contradictory articles here all day…but I won’t!

I’ve just given you a taste of the bewildering array of dietary advice that we are bombarded with.

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