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The Science of Eating Better

by: Matthew Kadey, MS, RD


These nutrition tips drawn from scientific studies can help your clients tune out dubious dietary advice.

America isn’t just drowning in sugary liquid calories—it’s also neck-deep in opinions about the best ways of eating to slim down. Health bloggers, co-workers, in-laws and Facebook friends are all chiming in these days with their two cents’ worth on how to win the battle of the bulge.

Perhaps you’ve heard that gluten is keeping the nation’s belt buckles a little tighter or that expensive juice cleanses are a surefire way to flush toxins and excess fat from your system. Is coconut oil really the magic it takes to hone a six-pack?

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Fitness Journal, Volume 13, Issue 5

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About the Author

Matthew Kadey,  MS, RD

Matthew Kadey, MS, RD IDEA Author/Presenter

Matthew Kadey, MS, RD, is a James Beard Award-winning journalist, Canada-based dietitian, freelance nutrition writer and recipe developer. He has written for dozens of magazines including Runner’s World, Men’s Health, Shape, Vegetarian Times and Fitness.