154656501 Sara Chaves, Author at Ingredientologist

Sara Chaves

What You Need To Know & How to Spot Hidden Sources
September 4, 2020
Sugar

Sugar: The Bittersweet Truth

In this guide I’ll explore the good, the bad and the ugly of sugar. As with most topics that appear in the media, sugar was front and center for a decent period of time. It […]
July 2, 2020

Your Guide To Lectins, Phytates & Oxalates

You’re in Africa on a safari, and the game-ranger brings the vehicle to a grinding halt. There’s a lion chasing an antelope at full speed, just ahead of the vehicle. As they dart across the […]
June 25, 2020
A Gluten guide: What is it, why it is bad for some people, and gluten-free diets.

A Gluten Guide

Although most government guidelines in the USA and Europe advise people to eat adequate amounts of grains each day, it’s important to know that these grains often contain ‘antinutrients’ such as gluten and lectins that […]
June 16, 2020
Your Guide To Antinutrients from Plants

Your Guide To Antinutrients from Plants

Wait, what? Antinutrients? Yes, there is such a thing, and they’re so appropriately named because they oppose the action of essential nutrients, vitamins and minerals in our diet by blocking our body’s ability to digest, […]
May 29, 2020
Apple cider vinegar benefits

A Beginner’s Guide To Apple Cider Vinegar

Apple cider vinegar has become all the craze lately. This new hype is actually ‘old news’ as apple cider vinegar is one of the oldest known natural health remedies, and has been used medicinally for […]
May 19, 2020
Supplement with Magnesium

Magnesium – How to supplement with and why you should do it

Eat right. Exercise regularly. Recover well. Get sunlight. Take your vitamins and minerals. There is no doubt that these are all incredibly important steps to a healthy life. But, ensuring you have adequate minerals in […]
May 12, 2020
Supplement MCT Oil

A Guide To MCTs: Benefits And How To Supplement with

This guide will cover one of the most common supplements to the ketogenic diet; medium-chain triglycerides, aka MCTs. If you’re new to keto, those three letters may sound new to you, but even the seasoned […]
May 5, 2020
Ketogenic Diet Guide

Beginners guide: When and How to Supplement With Ketones

The ketogenic diet is gaining popularity amongst those who wish to boost productivity, lose weight or improve overall health. As a result, we’re seeing a tremendous spike in supplements intended to complement the ketogenic lifestyle […]
April 28, 2020
Zinc Supplement

Zinc Supplement

Another must-have in your daily supplement stack, in my opinion, is Zinc. I talk a lot about oxidative stress and how the over production of ‘reactive oxygen species’ or ROS in our bodies is one […]
April 21, 2020
Vitamin D Supplement

Vitamin D

Vitamin D, sometimes called the ‘sunshine vitamin’, is in fact a hormone that plays a major role in our overall health. It is one of the fat soluble vitamins which includes vitamin A, D, E […]