Ben Brown nutritionist Archive

  • Quick and easy (and realistic) way to figure out how many meals per day you should be eating.

    How Many Meals Per Day Should I Be Eating??

    Quick and easy (and realistic) way to figure out how many meals per day you should be eating.

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  • If you’ve been struggling with blood sugar, looking to improve your diet, digestion, and/or want to lose some weight, introducing resistant starch foods may be a step in the right direction

    The Benefits of Resistant Starch for Fat Loss

    If you’ve been struggling with blood sugar, looking to improve your diet, digestion, and/or want to lose some weight, introducing resistant starch foods may be a step in the right direction

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  • Try These 5 Foods That Burn Fat A recent survey by Kelton Research on behalf of Nutrisystem reveals that more than 50% of American women and 25% of American men...

    Eat These 5 Fat Burning Foods

    Try These 5 Foods That Burn Fat A recent survey by Kelton Research on behalf of Nutrisystem reveals that more than 50% of American women and 25% of American men...

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  • More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

    The 3 Best Supplements You’ve Never Heard Of

    More than one-third of Americans now use some sort of ‘alternative medicine’ for the purpose of improving health, of which, nutritional supplementation is heavily relied upon. The use of nutritional...

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  • 8/2014 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares some insight on the commonly held belief that when you eat may be more important than when you eat. ————> CHECK OUT...

    Scottsdale Health Magazine: Does When You Eat Matter?

    8/2014 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares some insight on the commonly held belief that when you eat may be more important than when you eat. ————> CHECK OUT...

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  • Your outlook on life, your attitude towards yourself, and how optimistic or pessimistic you are may play a significant role in your health. Positive thinking is a habit, or a learned process that requires time and practice.

    Good Health Requires a Positive Attitude

    Your outlook on life, your attitude towards yourself, and how optimistic or pessimistic you are may play a significant role in your health. Positive thinking is a habit, or a learned process that requires time and practice.

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  • Eggs get a bad rap. Are they good for you or bad for your? Should you eat just the egg whites? Or not eat eggs at all? What about ALL that cholesterol? 

Learn why eggs are possibly one of the healthiest foods you can be eating.

    Eggs: Good or Bad?

    Eggs get a bad rap. Are they good for you or bad for your? Should you eat just the egg whites? Or not eat eggs at all? What about ALL that cholesterol? Learn why eggs are possibly one of the healthiest foods you can be eating.

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    July 2014 Newsletter: Big NEWS!!!

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  • By Kaitlin Mackay Optimizing our health is not just a matter of food, it is a matter of choosing the right pots and pans. Do yourself a favor and get...

    Why Healthy Cookware Matters

    By Kaitlin Mackay Optimizing our health is not just a matter of food, it is a matter of choosing the right pots and pans. Do yourself a favor and get...

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  • Did you know that in order to meet the RDA (recommended daily allowance) for vitamins and minerals, you’d have to eat close to 5000 calories of food, every day! The fact of the matter is we just don’t have the nutrient dense soil of our ancestors and need to fortify those minerals any way we can.

    Coconut Water: Healthy or Hype?

    Did you know that in order to meet the RDA (recommended daily allowance) for vitamins and minerals, you’d have to eat close to 5000 calories of food, every day! The fact of the matter is we just don’t have the nutrient dense soil of our ancestors and need to fortify those minerals any way we can.

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  • The chlorophyll in these veggies helps flush out environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. Load up on parsley, spinach, kale, chard, mustard greens, and wheatgrass. Research shows that chlorophyll may also block genetic changes that cause the production of carcinogenic substances in cells. That means they help reduce the risk for cancer and premature aging. Eat them raw, cooked and/or juiced if you prefer, with every meal of the day.

    How Detoxification Helps Lose Weight Fast – [5 Ways you Can Detox Daily]

    The chlorophyll in these veggies helps flush out environmental toxins such as heavy metals, pesticides, and air pollution. Load up on parsley, spinach, kale, chard, mustard greens, and wheatgrass. Research shows that chlorophyll may also block genetic changes that cause the production of carcinogenic substances in cells. That means they help reduce the risk for cancer and premature aging. Eat them raw, cooked and/or juiced if you prefer, with every meal of the day.

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  • Scale weight is an unreliable indicator of fat loss and/or muscle gains. Instead focusing on the two independently, through body fat assessment techniques, like pictures, how your clothes fit, fat calipers, and circumference measurements, are the key to tracking successful changes in body composition.

    Ditch the Scale for Healthy Weight Loss: Part 2

    Scale weight is an unreliable indicator of fat loss and/or muscle gains. Instead focusing on the two independently, through body fat assessment techniques, like pictures, how your clothes fit, fat calipers, and circumference measurements, are the key to tracking successful changes in body composition.

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  • As it turns out, the concept of nutrient timing may not be as important as we once thought. In fact, for most people just trying to lose some weight and feel better, focusing more on what we eat, and how much, rather than when, may be of utmost importance.

    Nutrient Timing: Does When You Eat Matter for Weight Loss?

    As it turns out, the concept of nutrient timing may not be as important as we once thought. In fact, for most people just trying to lose some weight and feel better, focusing more on what we eat, and how much, rather than when, may be of utmost importance.

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  • A Review: Ben Brown, MS NOTE: Video Review at the bottom of the page The Spectrum Diet by Dean Ornish, M.D. Background: For more than 32 years, Dean Ornish, MD....

    The Spectrum Diet: A Review

    A Review: Ben Brown, MS NOTE: Video Review at the bottom of the page The Spectrum Diet by Dean Ornish, M.D. Background: For more than 32 years, Dean Ornish, MD....

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  • I’d like to think that people are generally health-conscious and therefore will take certain measures to be preventative. Supplement use certainly falls into the realm of our “quick-fix” society, and so I don’t think people will stop utilizing supplements. However, I do think it’s important for people to be educated about what they’re using and why…

    Supplements: Do We Really Need Them?

    I’d like to think that people are generally health-conscious and therefore will take certain measures to be preventative. Supplement use certainly falls into the realm of our “quick-fix” society, and so I don’t think people will stop utilizing supplements. However, I do think it’s important for people to be educated about what they’re using and why…

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  • Weight loss and fat loss are often two very different things. While we speak in terms of weight, scales, diets and calories, what we really should be discussing is food quality, hormones, strength training and stress.

    Ditch the Scale for Healthy Weight Loss: Part 1

    Weight loss and fat loss are often two very different things. While we speak in terms of weight, scales, diets and calories, what we really should be discussing is food quality, hormones, strength training and stress.

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    December 2013 Newsletter: Beat the Holiday Bulge

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  • What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how much...

    What Your Body Fat Says About You

    What if I told you that there was a way to lose body fat that caters to your unique body type. A multifactorial model that assesses not just how much...

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  • Yup, it’s that time of year again… Either you’ve already been sick or you’ve managed to hold out while everyone else around you topples like dominoes from the cold and...

    Uncommon Remedies to the Common Cold

    Yup, it’s that time of year again… Either you’ve already been sick or you’ve managed to hold out while everyone else around you topples like dominoes from the cold and...

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  • 11/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 10 tips to keep you from gaining this holiday season ————> CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE IN SCOTTSDALE HEALTH MAGAZINE

    Scottsdale Health Magazine – 10 Tips to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    11/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares 10 tips to keep you from gaining this holiday season ————> CHECK OUT THE ARTICLE IN SCOTTSDALE HEALTH MAGAZINE

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  • 10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge

    10 Strategies to Beat the Holiday Bulge: published in Scottsdale Health Magazine (November 2013) Check out the magazine ——-> HERE

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  • Eating out doesn’t have to be challenging. Simply knowing what to look for can be the difference between a 250 calorie meal and a 1000 calorie meal. Face it, we...

    How to Eat Healthy on the Go

    Eating out doesn’t have to be challenging. Simply knowing what to look for can be the difference between a 250 calorie meal and a 1000 calorie meal. Face it, we...

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  • 8/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. In...

    Scottsdale Health Magazine – How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 2

    8/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. In...

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  • 7/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. Weight...

    Scottsdale Health Magazine – How Your Scale is Holding You Back: Part 1

    7/1/13 – Body Systems Owner, Ben Brown shares why your scale may not be the most effective way to track changes in body composition Click HERE to read more. Weight...

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  • This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices. While...

    Goal Setting Made Simple

    This article is from our November 2011 newsletter [LINK]: Most people set goals this time of year, usually revolving around weight loss through increased exercise and “better” food choices. While...

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