Minding Your Brain

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If you haven’t already found Dr. McCleary’s Website, http://www.drmccleary.com/, don’t waste another minute. The brilliant author of The Brain Trust Program has already posted eight not-to-be-missed articles about the care and feeding of your brain. His latest, explains the chicken or the egg conundrum of how we could have developed the kind of intelligence necessary to provide our brains with…

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A Chocolate Star is Born

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Yesterday’s mail brought an unexpected treat. If you are a fan of Jimmy Moore’s blog, livinlavidalowcarb, you have probably heard that he has designed a new candy bar made by the company that gives us ChocoPerfection™, the world’s best sugar-free chocolate bar. Lucky me, I was one of those chosen to receive a free sample of his new bar before…

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The Best Anti-wrinkle Treatment Money Can’t Buy.

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I came across an article in Harper’s Bazaar Magazine about some of the latest anti-aging beauty treatments that included this description of a very expensive product developed by Dr. Fredric Brandt to prevent wrinkles: “A new category of antiaging treatments is aimed at preventing sugar from damaging skin. When we consume sweets, excess sugar attaches to elastin fibers, causing them…

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How to Overcome Sweet Holiday Temptations

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A big thank you to Connie Bennett for hosting a panel discussion titled How to Overcome Sweet Holiday Temptation: 4 Low-Carb Experts Weight In, yesterday on her blogtalk radio show. Thank you also to Jimmy Moore who organized the panel, which included Jimmy, Laura Dolson, Christin Sherburn, and me. Connie plans to post the tips gleaned from the discussion on…

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Gary Taubes at UC Berekey

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Gary Taubes gave a presentation at UC Berkeley called “The Quality of Calories; What Makes Us Fat and Why Nobody Seems to Care.” If you have read Gary’s book, Good Calories, Bad Calories, it gives a bit more detail about the subject. If you have not, you’ll see why you should. It is 1 hour and 45 minutes long, but…

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Sugar Shock Radio Show Appearance

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I have been invited to participate in a panel discussion on Connie Bennett’s Sugar Shock Radio show on December 11, at 3:00 PM EST (12:00 noon PST) to talk about how to survive the holidays without sugar. Here is the link for the info: http://www.sugarshockblog.com/2007/12/low-carb-expert.html. Connie is the author of “Sugar Shock! How Sweets and Simple Carbs Can Derail Your…

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