Tag Archives: carbohydrates

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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I Wish It Were That Easy

In this morning’s New York Times I read a terrific article “Americans Are Finally Eating Less”, describing a downward trend in recent years in our consumption of less calories than in years past. The article is good news on several fronts. … Continue reading

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Vacation is Over

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Mother’s Day Edition

Happy Mother’s day, and welcome to the rest of your life. 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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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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