Are all calories and milligrams created equal?

Are all calories and milligrams created equal? A milligram is derived from the metric system and is a unit of mass. The prefix milli stands for one thousandths, therefore one milligram is equal to one thousandths of a gram. Are all milligrams created equal? Yes they are in terms of mass. Yet this is where,…

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Importance of variety in your diet

Often in our search for a healthier self the first place we start to look at is the kinds of foods we consume. Are they too high in sugar? too many carbs? too much fat?  A word that keeps showing up is ‘variety’. What does this mean? What is the importance of variety in your…

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