Tag Archives: dietary standards

Why Eating Fat Does Not Make YOU Fat

Eating natural fats in your diet will not lead to fat on your body. Your body doesn’t run on glucose, though it can. Some organs of your body do not consume glucose at all. You must eat some dietary fat … Continue reading

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Debate Cannot Change Reality

Ages ago, before my time, a dedicated scientist named Ancel Keys supposed that the explosion of white middle aged men who were suffering from heart disease and dying of heart attacks were doing so because they ate too much saturated … Continue reading

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Cardiac Health Advice

Recently my mother had a cardiac event that put her in the hospital a couple of times and has led her to pay more attention to her diet. Her hospital gave her typical heart-healthy advice–eat no salt, eat low fat, … Continue reading

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Muddy Waters

When an octopus wants to avoid a predator it blasts out a screen of ink and darts of at high speed. When an industry wants to keep its gravy train on the rails it does a form of the same … Continue reading

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The Problem Is Not In Your Jeans

Lots of people have diabetes and are just finding out about it, thanks to the new health care insurance law taking effect. I guess that is a good thing, if you have it you should know about it. It’s a … Continue reading

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Big Baby Step

Change is coming is tiny increments. First, Time magazine came out with the big report exonerating lard and butter–they are now known to not be dangerous to your heart or waist. Then government diet advisory committees came out with new … Continue reading

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Think For Yourself…

So the government is going through it’s every-five year kabuki dance of making dietary recommendations for the nation as a whole. According to Mother Jones Magazine this morning, things are changing, and things are staying the same. For the last … Continue reading

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