Tag Archives: calories

Going to Pseudoscience Class

If you wanted to teach that the world was created in seven days in a public school classroom all you would have to do is ask the schools to teach it and provide them with the ‘educational’ materials to present. It’s win-win, … Continue reading

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Sugar Found to be Health Food, Studies Show!

Today I dredged up some four-year-old crap that CNN put out. Back in 2010 they reported that a “Nutrition Professor” from Kansas had eaten a reduced-calorie diet that was mostly snack and junk foods. According to him his blood chemistry … Continue reading

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Everything Matters

When you eat there is no detail that is unimportant. Your food is a combination of whatever your food consumed to reach the point where it was harvested, it’s genetic lineage, the state of it’s decay or the microbes that are … Continue reading

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The First Law of Thermodynamics

In science a law is a theory that has withstood every challenge, has proven itself repeatedly in the arena of experiment, is no longer in dispute. The first law of thermodynamics is that energy cannot be created or destroyed, that … Continue reading

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Don’t Clean Your Plate

If you eat out in the US, you should probably start training yourself immediately to ignore Mom’s advice from days of old to ‘clean your plate’. If you eat everything they bring you, not only will you be uncomfortable for … Continue reading

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Numbers Matter, But Units Matter More

Numbers matter, but without units, they are meaningless. It is hard to keep track of big numbers, or to turn scientific numbers into a value that means something to us in our lives. Sometimes they try to help us by … Continue reading

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I Should Be Dead

Catchy headline, yes?  If my actually caloric intake equaled what my calorie counting program says it is, then I should be dead by now.  Yesterday I ate leftovers (pork chops, fried sweet potatoes and a portion of salad) for lunch. … Continue reading

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