THE WORLD TURNED UPSIDE DOWN KINDLE VERSION One look at the whimsical cover illustration makes it clear that this is going to be a fun read, not a dry discourse on biochemistry. Basically, ... Read More
This story was in the headlines today. Merck finally got the results they were looking for on their drug Vytorin. Note that the drug did not lower plaque build-up and that all the subjects ... Read More
Adele Hite, of the Healthy Nation Coalition, is petitioning the agencies responsible for setting the Dietary Guidelines for Americans to give us guidelines that actually serve the American people. The advice we've been ... Read More
It continues to amaze me that many low-carb gurus, including some of my personal heroes, recommend using purchased bouillon cubes or powders. Dr. Westman, Dr. Phinney, Dr. Volek, Dr. Attia, and others promote ... Read More
The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz The Big Fat Surprise by Nina Teicholz This remarkable book should finally lay the lipid hypotheses of heart disease to rest. We've been embroiled in this ... Read More
I've been working with Dr. Richard Feinman on a petition to change the process for creating the Dietary Guidelines for Americans so they reflect modern advances in scientific research. The original guidelines were based on weak, population ... Read More
Joe Ortner performs maintenance on a robotic palletizer at Grassland Dairy Products Inc. in Greenwood, the largest family-owned butter producer in the nation. Picture by Mark Hoffman. The headline in the Milwaukee ... Read More
How do you like your eggs? The best way to prepare eggs, except for raw, which brings a different set of issues to the table, is poached. Lightly cooked whites and lovely, liquid yolks retain all their nutrients, including their ... Read More
It looks like Sweden is going to be the first Western nation to officially endorse low-carb/high-fat nutrition and reject the low-fat, low-calorie dogma that has been in place for the last 30-plus years. The change followed the ... Read More
Sugar Love was the subject of the August, 2013 issue of National Geographic. It is indeed sweet to finally see a major publication echoing the message some of us have been preaching for years! ... Read More
According to a story from the Associated Press last Tuesday, government advisers to the Institute of Medicine are warning that the U.S. is facing a crisis in cancer care. The risk of cancer increases with age, they said, ... Read More
Don't miss the article by Gary Taubes in the new "Special Food Issue" of Scientific American Magazine, titled, "Which One Will Make You Fat? Rigorously controlled studies may soon give us a definitive answer ... Read More
I've posted about how it is hard it is to determine the real nutritional data for foods before. (Here is a past article about dueling labels on dairy products: http://carbwars.blogspot.com/2009/09/when-does-16-x-049-zero.html.) I do my best to check ... Read More
I had a quick spot on the McIntyre In the Morning Show on KABC Los Angeles this morning to talk about this recent news story that links carbs to violent behavior: http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/03/15/experts-say-food-may-contribute-to-anger-violent-behavior. You might ... Read More
Ask anyone and they'll tell you the solution for obesity. Eat less; move more. Our collective weight problem would go away if all the overweight people just quit eating more calories than they burn. Couldn't be ... Read More
Dr. Davis has succeeded in drawing attention to the dangers of wheat and the benefits of a low-carb diet beyond what I thought possible. He builds a convincing case against this new plant ... Read More
Another day, another mass murder, this latest one in Longmont, Colorado. There were only four killed, and they were adults, so it didn't get the media coverage devoted to the horrific massacre at ... Read More
A friend alerted me to an article on Adele Hite's blog, Eathropology. http://eathropology.com/2012/09/26/where-the-women-are-nutrition-edition/ I hate to admit that I didn't even know Adele had a blog, or I would certainly have been following it. Adele ... Read More
In test markets, 86% of consumers who tried Portillo's new Garden Dog plan to buy it again, and sales of the product have grown week over week. The Garden Dog is available permanently across the syste...
Can a special diet help in certain cases of asthma? A new study at least points to this conclusion. According to the study, mice that were switched to a so-called ketogenic diet showed significantly r...
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