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Avoided Avocados Because of Fat or Calories? This Will Make You Think Twice About Doing it Again.

Give the standard nutrition label treatment to an avocado, and you’ll likely run for the hills. Half an avocado has 14g fat? 145 calories? Yikes. But if we go sans avocado in our salads because it puts us over our calorie target for … Continue reading

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This is What Nutrition Labels Don’t Tell You. And Here’s How it Can Improve.

We started with a simple question: Do nutrition labels tell us the value in our foods? The answer brought us here. Nutrition labels are rigid. They communicate through the same numbers, and the same structure, every time. And you already know our … Continue reading

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If You Take the Stairs, You Probably Love Kale (plus other green veggie insights)

It’s safe to say we aren’t born with a burning desire to consume green vegetables. If we had the same natural appetite for green veggies that we do for chocolate and Ring Pops, we might be a whole lot healthier. … Continue reading

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A Breakup Letter to the New Year’s Resolution… and What We’re Replacing it With

We love you, New Year’s resolution. No, really, we do. Your heart’s in the right place. You’re cheery. Full of hope. And you always show up – year after year after year. But when it comes down to it, New … Continue reading

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What Will Your Last 10 Years Look Like? (The Problem with New Year’s Resolutions)

In the coming weeks, millions of us will make New Year’s resolutions, and almost all of them will fail. It’s the not-so-hidden secret about our annual rite of resolution making. A powerful new PSA – watch it below – forces us to ask … Continue reading

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All of the Science, None of the Counting

When calorie counting, you’re aiming for the number of daily calories required to achieve your goal. As discussed in our last post, there are myriad issues with the practice of calorie counting – which is why we don’t recommend it … Continue reading

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Why Calorie Counting Isn’t The Answer

Calorie counting is attractive because the logic is so simple: If you consume more calories than you use, you’ll gain weight. If the opposite is true, you’ll lose weight. The science makes sense. The practice of calorie counting, however, is flawed. … Continue reading

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