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Yes, but…

The article in the Times the other morning has certainly stirred up a great deal of sentiment online. Not only did I write about it, but so did the Washington Post and there have been articles in Mother Jones and … Continue reading

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It Drives Me Nuts

There really isn’t anything that a small cog in a big machine can do about how the machine works. I only have control over me and mine, and you only have control over you and yours. Every week, just about, … Continue reading

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Really Bad Advice

The world of health and nutrition information is really quite full of bad advice. Most of the places that you would think of first to get this kind of information will be the most frequent dispensers of this bad advice–eat … Continue reading

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Swimming Upstream

It’s hard going against the flow. It’s hard advocating for science instead of superstition. Conventional wisdom’s main strength is from the constant repeating that it gets in conversation, the media and your head. Low calorie, low fat, exercise. To lose … Continue reading

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When It Becomes a Lie

If you say something that isn’t true it’s only a lie if you knew it wasn’t true when you said it. Most of the lies in modern diet advice fall into this category. The people telling them mean well, they … 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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Breakdown!

Some days you just say “What the Heck!” Yesterday was such a day. Started off like all of my other days, breakfast eggs and bacon, lunch was meat. Still working ten hour days, but the difference yesterday was that I … Continue reading

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