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The Best Way to Get Vitamin D: Sun, Supplements, or Salons?

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If one is going to make an evolutionary argument for what a “natural” vitamin D level may be, how about getting vitamin D in the way nature intended—that is, from the sun instead of supplements? Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2019/05/02/the-best-source-of-vitamin-d/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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Fat – Good vs. Bad

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Dietary fat is a significant factor in obesity. Fat is calorie-dense at 9 calories per gram, while carbs and protein have 4 calories per gram, and alcohol has 7 calories per gram.  Fat, in addition to being high in calories, contains no micronutrients that your body craves for good health.  For example, if you eat something that is 170 calories…

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Nutrients – Macro & Micro

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Your body absorbs two types of nutrients: macronutrients (carbohydrates, fat, and protein) and micronutrients (vitamins and minerals). Macronutrients are your body’s direct fuel with carbohydrates being the body’s primary source of energy.  Carbs are what the body uses first for energy.  Carbohydrates come from starches, beans/legumes, grains, vegetables and fruits. If you’re not consuming enough complex carbs, the body is…

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The Best Foods to Slow Your Metabolism

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The reason greens are associated with a significantly longer lifespan may be because, like caloric restriction, they improve our energy efficiency. Read full article: The Best Foods to Slow Your Metabolism More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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How to Boost DNA Repair with Produce

How to Boost DNA Repair with Produce

Every hour, there are 800 incidents of DNA damage in our bodies. Which foods help us patch back up: apples, broccoli, celery, choy sum, lemons, lettuce, oranges, persimmons, or strawberries? Read full article: https://nutritionfacts.org/2019/01/31/how-to-boost-dna-repair-with-produce/ More information: http://NutritionFacts.org and http://www.DrGreger.org and How Not to Die and How Not to Die Cookbook, a New York Times bestseller

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