Holiday Indulgence Without January Remorse?

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Abundant, rich, delectable, holiday food doesn’t have to be fattening. There’s a whole new take on what constitutes healthful eating revealed by several best-selling new books, including Good Calories, Bad Calories, by Gary Taubes. According to Taubes, you can’t get fat without carbohydrates, but you can enjoy all your seasonal favorites, such as pumpkin and mincemeat pie, fruitcake, cranberry sauce, candy, breads, cookies, and even delicious stand-ins for mashed potatoes and candied sweet potatoes. Read the sumptuous menus below to see how rich, satisfying, festive,…

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Low-Carb news is looking up

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Dr. Eades, http://www.proteinpower.com/, posted today and yesterday (26th and 27th) about a documentary film, by Tom Naughton, that is due out soon. He has a lot of clips from the movie that you can watch on his site. It is an answer to the “Supersize Me” movie by Morgan Spurlock. Spurlock blamed the fat in his McDonald’s diet for causing him to gain 25 pounds and develop fatty liver disease in one month. This guy ate at McDonald’s for a month only without the buns…

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Personal Appearances

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On November 14th, from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 PM, I will be signing books and giving cooking demos with samples at the Town and Country Market on Bainbridge Island. On the same day, I will be at the Poulsbo Central Market from 3:00 to 5:00 PM. I will be signing books at the South Hills Village Barnes and Noble in Pittsburgh, PA on November 16th from 1:00 to 3:00 P.M. If you are in the area, please drop by and say hello. The store is…

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What’s Cooking Show on CRN Digital Radio

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Update: This interview has been postponed. I will let you know when it has been rescheduled. I am scheduled for an interview on Tuesday, November 27th, at 8:30 A.M. PST on the “What’s Cookin” show on CRN Digital Talk Radio, hosted by Paul Stern and Mike Horn. The show can be accessed on CRN 1 and CRN 6 at this Website: www.crntalk.com/default.aspx?module=shows&eid=94. CRN is also carried by all major television cable companies nationally.

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Sweeteners Update

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I have received questions as to why I did not include some of the all-natural alternatives, like brown rice syrup, agave nectar, and date sugar in the discussion about the different kinds of sweeteners in my book. I did not include most of them because, in my opinion, they offer little advantage over common table sugar. However since the subject continues to come up, I will address it here. Let me point out at the start that “natural” is not synonymous with “safe.” Nature abounds…

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