"Founded in Toronto in 2005, Freshii promotes itself as an alternative to its greasier fast-food competitors, selling salads, wraps and smoothies to appeal to a more health-conscious customer. Its motto is “Count nutrients, not calories.”
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Don't be fooled by labels even in the health food aisle. Unprocessed real whole... Read more
Today I raced in the 3rd Fatbike race (mountain bike racing on snow with really big snow tires), of a 5 race series. I rode 22.14 miles, climbing 1,087 feet of elevation in 2 hours 27 minutes or 35.6 kms, 331.3 meters in 2 hours 27 minutes.
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"The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease and promote saturated fat as the culprit instead, newly released historical documents show.
The internal sugar industry documents, recent... Read more
So, you're looking for a quick grab-and-go snack, and there's a row of energy bars at the checkout counter. Are they a healthy option?
The maker of Kind bars thinks so. The company has used the phrase "healthy and tasty" on some of its prod... Read more
"The fascinating finding comes from a study published today in JAMA that found dieting adults who wore activity monitors for 18 months lost significantly fewer pounds over that time than those who did not.
The results suggest that activity ... Read more
Clearly it's gotten easier and easier to gain weight, and harder and harder to avoid it.
So what's going on here? There's an obvious answer - we eat more than we burn off. But increasingly public health experts agree that we are not conscio... Read more
"I've got to have my eggs, otherwise my day starts off wrong, "she told the publication. "In an effort to get more fat in my diet for fuel, I eat half of the avocado and then the cream in my coffee."
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"For women, food and friendship are intimately linked. To refuse food or to over or under eat compared to others could be viewed as rejection.
The result is that while many of us are able to juggle career and family, making unpopular decisi... Read more
"Now, adipocytes are specialized cells to store fat. Having more fat cells is not particularly dangerous. That's what it does. Other than taking up room, it doesn't really matter. The fat cell is designed to hold fat, so you don't get sick from ... Read more
"Americans throw away almost as much food as they eat because of a "cult of perfection", deepening hunger and poverty, and inflicting a heavy toll on the environment.
Vast quantities of fresh produce grown in the US are left in the field to... Read more
"After 250,000 years of evolution, humans became a healthy, well-nourished species with a long life expectancy. In only 30 years, things have gone catastrophically wrong, with epidemics of obesity and type 2 diabetes, unchecked by current polici... Read more
"Humans are not bomb calorimeters, of course, and we don't extract every calorie from the food we eat."
"Even if the calorie counts themselves were accurate, dieters like Haelle and Nash would have to contend with the significant variations... Read more