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A Quick Look at Food Allergies and Intolerances

In recent year, a lot of ideas have become strangely popular on this place that we call the Internets, one of those is concern over various food allergies and intolerances.  As I’ll discuss below, not only are true food allergies and intolerance two totally different things, there is a lot of nonsensical information being thrown around about food allergies.… Read More

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Fish Intake and Mercury

Fish has long been a part of athletic and other ‘healthy’ diets and there are many many reasons for that to be the case.  In no particular order, here are a few:

Fish is a high-quality animal protein which is generally readily available and (depending on location) fairly inexpensive.  As well, low-fat fish (canned tuna has been a stable for athletes and bodybuilders for decades) are nearly fat free and, as it turns out, even the fattier cuts of fish contain a large amount of ‘healthy’ fats in the form of the omega- 3 fish oils.… Read More

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What Are Good Sources of Protein? – Wrapping it Up

Ok, so this series got a little out of control; what can I tell you, I have a lot to say on the topic of dietary protein as a function of having written The Protein Book.

I’ve covered a lot of information ranging from the somewhat technical/theoretical (speed of digestion) to very practical (micro-nutrient content, fatty acid content) in an attempt to answer the question what are good sources of protein?… Read More