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VALIDATION: Peter Reinhart

 Gluten-free products, recipes, and cookbooks are everywhere these days, but most of them just sub high-carb starches like potato, corn, tapioca, and rice for wheat, rye, and barley. The cookbook above is different. You can't read the subtitle very well here, ...
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IS THERE ALREADY A CURE FOR OSTEOPOROSIS?

I went in for a medical checkup yesterday since I hadn't had any tests since 2010. Along with the standard regimen of tests, the doctor prescribed a bone-density scan. I've only had one, ...
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REAL SCIENCE

The Ask Marilyn column in this week's Parade Magazine featured this question from a reader: "If you wished to test the effects of a placebo, what would you give the control group?" Good ...
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A CRISPY, SALTY, SNACK WITHOUT THE GUILT: KALE CHIPS

Fresh Black Kale Leaves You can make virtuous, crispy chips that taste fabulous from a healthful vegetable! (I may try sneaking some into a movie.) 1 1/4 pounds black kale 2 cloves garlic, peeled and ...
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GEORGE STELLA, SUPERSTAR, SUPER GUY

If there is a superstar in the world of low-carb cooking, it is George Stella. He has helped thousands of people lose weight and regain their health though his popular show, Low Carb and Lovin' It, ...
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STORIES FROM THE CRUISE

We had a very large group on the low-carb cruise this year; I'm not sure what the actual count was, I heard it was 275, but that may have included a few who never actually made ...
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THE PERFECT HUMAN DIET PREMIERS IN SAN FRANCISO

At long last, CJ Hunt's documentary, "In Search of the Perfect Human Diet(TM)," will premier on May 22 in San Francisco's Landmark Theatre at 7:00 PM. CJ is asking our help to spread the ...
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IS SUGAR TOXIC? ON 60 MINUTES

You don't want to miss the report by Dr Sanjay Gupta that was on 60 Minutes yesterday. The original story is here: http://www.cbsnews.com/video/watch/?id=7403942nT, but you might prefer to see it on Dr. Eenfeldt's blog, where he has ...
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LETTER TO THE EDITOR IN RESPONSE TO “RED MEAT IS BAD FOR YOU”

Below is a letter to the editor that I sent to the Seattle Times. I had to cut it down to 200 words, but I thought you might like to see the original. Response to: ...
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WASHINGTON CONFERENCE TO CONFRONT THE CRISIS IN NUTRITION

Dr. Richard Feinman has been diligently working behind the scenes to get the message out about the lack of research integrity in regard to carbohydrate restricted diets. He will be hosting a session on The Crisis ...
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“RED MEAT WILL KILL YOU” IN THE NEWS (AGAIN)

I knew if I waited a day or so, someone would save me the trouble of dissecting the latest re-meat-will-kill-you scare story. http://archinte.ama-assn.org/cgi/content/full/archinternmed.2011.2287. I wasn't disappointed! I've listed links to some of the best ...
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BLOOD SUGAR RESPONSE STUDY

Dr. Su is doing a study to measure the blood sugar response to foods and you are invited to participate. He needs 60 volunteers who will be supplied with a blood sugar meter ...
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SERIOUSLY FUNNY CEREAL

Food blogger, Kiri Tannenbaum, (www.delish.com) posted this story about an art installation at a Ralph's supermarket in Venice, CA. Artist Ron English's entertaining statement about a serious subject is titled, "Popaganda." Artist’s Cereal-Box Stunt Makes a ...
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Harvard’s New Healthy Plate

This is really short notice, but we are invited to submit questions to Dr. Eric Rimm of the Harvard School of Public Health in response to the release of their "Healthy Eating Plate," the version ...
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IS CHOCOLATE GOOD FOR YOUR HEART?

A recent study from the University of Cambridge in the UK suggests that eating lots of chocolate may prevent heart disease. The report was published in the August 29, 2011 online edition of ...
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FINALLY: A PUBLIC FORUM TO DEBATE THE MERITS OF LOW CARB!

In the talk he gave on last year's cruise, Tom Naughton suggested a way to bring the obesity epidemic to a screeching halt: one of us should sue Dr. Mary Vernon for malpractice ...
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Better Late than Never: Advice About Normal Blood Sugar From The ADA

I was astonished to see the ADA logo at the top of an article titled, "Eight Tips for Super Blood Sugar Control," in the May 24th issue of the Diabetes Health newsletter. If this was actually published with ...
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PODCAST INTERVIEW WITH JIMMY MOORE!

Unless you are new to the low-carb lifestyle, you are certainly familiar with Jimmy Moore's Livin' La Vida Low-Carb site at http://livinlavidalowcarb.com/blog/. Jimmy serves as Grand Central Station for the low-carb community. I ...
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Brainstorming in Portland for the Metabolism Society

Dr. Feinman, founder of the Nutrition and Metabolism Society, invited me to join him and two other Northwest NMS members for a brainstorming session in Portland a little over a week ago. D offered to drive ...
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Response to: “The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010, The Nutritional Law of the Land”

The March issue of The Front Burner, published by the International Association of Culinary Professionals, included an article by Michelle Dudash titled, "The New Dietary Guidelines for Americans 2010: 'The Nutritional Law of ...
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All Calories No Longer Equal at Weight Watchers, Cattlemen Fight Back, Pork Producers Change Slogan, and Harvard Says, “End the Low-Fat Myth”

"Calorie counting has become unhelpful," according to David Kirchoff, president of Weight Watchers International. The company's website has announced a change in their point system. . The old plan allowed dieters to eat ...
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LESSONS ABOUT OBESITY FROM FAT MONKEYS

An experimental drug that dramatically reduced the appetite of rodents caused obese baboons to double or triple their food intake and is now being considered as a treatment for cancer patients and those ...
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THE SOLUTION FOR DIABETES

Way back in 2008, Dr. Michael Eades posted an article about resistant starch. I asked him a question and now every time someone posts a comment on that story, I get an e-mail ...
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DOMINO’S TO THE RESCUE

Domino's Pizza announced on Jan. 17 that they are, "striving to be a part of the solution," as they launched their new Domino's Smart Slice school lunch program. (http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/dominos-pizza-launches-dominos-smart-slice-school-lunch-pizza-program-113912129.html) The Smart Slice was ...
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