I Followed MyPlate for Years–Where Has it Gotten Me? FATTER.

I Followed MyPlate for Years–Where Has it Gotten Me? FATTER.

Eating fats has been scrutinized for years. For decades we’ve been convinced that a low-fat diet is the correct way to live, and the best method for losing weight, but why? The government mandated The Food Pyramid and MyPlate a long time ago in an effort to encourage people to consume more grains, more proteins, and less fats. Since fat contains more calories per gram than protein or carbs, you’d think that in order to lose fat, you need to consume less of it, right? Wrong.

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Here’s some fake news for ya… Going gluten free is terrible for you!

Here’s some fake news for ya… Going gluten free is terrible for you!

As of January 1 I decided to go gluten free, and I’ve received questions and tilted heads when people ask, “do you want a piece of bread with that?” and I say no. In general, the flux of misinformation out there has caused a lot of people to think negatively about certain foods. Here’s my perspective.

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