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03 Oct 2018

Health vs Fitness

I think a horrible thing is happening in social media. We are getting extreme levels of fitness confused with health. I wanted to write this post to clear up this confusion. Health vs fitness, how they are the same thing, how they are different, and the grey area in between. This post is aimed at helping you better understand the difference between these two, so that you can set better goals for you and your lifestyle. Let’s start with health. […]

05 Jul 2017

Vitamin B9

This one is important for soon to be or expecting moms. Vitamin B9, otherwise known as folate is common to see deficiencies in, even in the US. So if you are planning on making a jr. soon, make sure you read up on your folate! Now you might recognize this word sounds familiar. The synthetic version of folate, known as folic acid, is in many foods. However I would prefer if you went for natural and nonsynthetic sources of this […]

05 Jul 2017

Vitamin B7

Have you ever heard about the feared biotin deficiency that comes from eating egg whites? Well B7, otherwise known as biotin is a necessary B vitamin found in the yolks of the eggs. I have a little personal theory that if something is made whole in nature, you should eat the whole edible part of that food for a reason. Egg whites are high in avidan, which sort of “turns off” the biotin. So if you only eat the whites, […]