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What’s The Big Deal About Vegetables?

Healthy TV Episode 088

I want to be honest with you… Even as a former vegetarian, I sometimes find it difficult to get enough veggies on my plate.

So if you find it tough, I get it. In this week’s episode, I share why eating vegetables with every meal is not just important…

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Will A Low-Carb Diet Shorten Your Life?

Have you seen these headlines?

Meat-heavy, low-carb diets can ‘shorten lifespan’: study – CTV

Low-carb diets can shorten life expectancy: study – CBC

Low-carb diet linked to early death, medical study suggests – USA TODAY

Low carb diets shorten your life unless you are mostly vegetarian, study suggests – The Independent

This comes at a time when everyone and their dog is raving about the benefits of the ketogenic diet (low carb/high-fat), and its’ ancestral relative – the Paleo diet, both which are top trending diets of 2018.

And for good reason…

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Get Lean With Protein

One of the fastest and best ways to drop some extra body fat (along with a bunch of other benefits) is by increasing your protein intake. You heard that right… get lean with protein.

Straight to the point, here’s 6 ways increasing your protein intake, especially from healthy animal sources, will give you a jump start on crushing your health goals.

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A Common Mistake Many Parents Make

Recently, a mother of two boys asked me “I know it’s important that my kids get outdoors but I can’t find a way to motivate them… What can I do?”

It turns out she had recently read my article about Vitamin N (if you haven’t checked it out, it’s probably a good idea to give it a read first…) and she was really concerned about her 11 and 13-year-old sons, who typically preferred to stay indoors playing more sedentary games and usually put up a fight when presented with outdoor options… Especially in the heat of the summer.

If you’re a parent of ‘tweens (that’s 8-12) maybe you can relate too. This seems to be a fairly common concern when their interest in nature and the outside world gets replaced with iPhone’s and Xbox’s.

Incidentally, did you know that research demonstrates the majority of a child’s lifelong health habits are formed by the age of 12?

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