Monthly Archives: April 2015

Getting Rid of Fat

I don’t know why anyone would throw away perfectly good fat, and by fat, I mean grease. I have a mug with a strainer atop it on the stove. Every meal that generates grease, like frying bacon or sausage, ends … Continue reading

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My Secret Is Out

“My secret is out, now I can finally quit!” These are the words that go through an addict’s head the second that his secret using or hidden bad behavior is discovered. It doesn’t matter what your addiction is, be it … Continue reading

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Multiple Themes

This morning I read on Nina Teicholz’s book website, “TheBigFat Surprise.com”, a complete blow-by-blow takedown of the advice that Doctor Dean Ornish put forth in his New York Times op-ed from about a month ago. At that time I had written … Continue reading

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Unsustainable, Sustainable

Modern farming is unsustainable. It costs more to raise corn and soy that a farmer can get at market prices. If it were not for the welfare of the Federal government, farmers would all go broke the first year. 2 … Continue reading

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Everything is Relevant

There is a huge problem with epidemiological studies that propose ‘relationships’ between foods and health outcomes. All of the statisticians and scientists are fully aware of the problems with the ‘correlations’ that these studies expose, but they still draw those … Continue reading

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When Some is Worse Than None

I happen to believe that there are some cases where the only entity that can be effective at curing an ill of society is government. There are those that believe only the market can effectively cure ills that take place … Continue reading

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Truer Words Were Never Spoken

This headline could have been the tagline for my favorite book concerning dietary science and the history of dietary recommendations in the US, “The Big Fat Surprise”– Nutritional Science Isn’t Very Scientific In the online magazine Slate this morning they … Continue reading

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