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Do you know what’s in your food? (GMO or no GMO – that is the question!)

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By Jackie Keller

GMO or No GMO?

It seems like a question everybody should be able to answer – do you know what’s in your food? And while the question may seem simple enough to answer, you might not necessarily be able to find the answer on the nutrition label or packaging of your food. This is because there is currently no legislation that requires food producers to report if there are GMOs, (genetically modified organisms), in their products. GMOs, are plants or animals that have been genetically engineered with DNA from viruses, bacteria or other plants and animals and do not occur from natural processes or crossbreeding.

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The Truth About High Protein Diets

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By Jackie Keller

High Protein Diets

The high protein diet has received increased media and celebrity attention in the last few years- but, the all important question remains – is it healthy? A high protein diet is defined as a diet that uses Continue reading

Surprising Reasons Your Gaining Weight

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By Jackie Keller

Aside from not eating right or exercising enough, there might be several factors that contribute to weight gain that might not occur to you! As a health and wellness coach, I try to help my NutriFit clients examine a number of factors in their lives that might affect weight and health.

In addition to maintaining a healthy diet and exercising regularly, it is also very important to get Continue reading

Jonny Bowden Does Taking Omega 3 Increase Your Risk of Prostate Cancer?

jonny bowden w frame and shJonny Bowden well known nutritionist talks about recent studies that claim that there was a link between increased risk of prostate cancer and Omega 3 fatty acids in the blood.

The media was quick to take the studies to the next level by reporting that omega 3 supplement and other omega 3 rich foods like salmon and tuna could be responsible for a higher risk of getting prostate cancer especially Continue reading