Ample Blog — Nutrition

Are Gluten-Free Oats A Clean Source Of Carbs?

Grains usually get a bad rap in the Paleo and low-carb communities, but it's not always deserved. Here's why oats are a surprisingly good source of carbs.

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Why Antinutrients Aren’t That Big A Deal

Imagine you’re a plant out in the wild. You’re soaking up sunshine and getting taller and greener by the day. You’re full of nutrients. Life is pretty good. The only trouble is these damn herbivores. Insects, deer, small woodland animals - they keep strolling in and eating your neighbors. If you aren’t careful, you’ll end up as lunch. What’s a smart plant to do? Plants don’t like getting eaten. They’ll go to great lengths to avoid it. Some turn to poison (although that doesn’t always work out; caffeine is a poison that happens to be very beneficial to humans. The...

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Do Detox Diets Really Work?

There's a lot out there about detox diets and how to detox. While detoxing does exist, a juice cleanse may not help you too much. Read on to learn about how detoxes really work.

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Keto Vs. Low-Carb: What’s The Difference?

We’ve been getting a lot of questions lately about the difference between a ketogenic diet and a low-carb diet. How are they different?

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A Simple Guide To Protein

Welcome to part three of our macronutrient series! We’ve covered fats and carbs, and now it’s time to take a look at the third and final macronutrient: protein.

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