The Nutrition and Metabolism Society

Here’s a great new site (well, new to me anyway). I intend to add it to the links list on my Website the next time my live-in, computer-techie husband updates it for me.

The Nutrition and Metabolism Society at provides one-stop-shopping for news, information, and science about everything low carb. Their 2008 seminar in Phoenix starts tomorrow, so I’m sure we’ll be hearing more about that. Here’s a preview:

“This symposium will summarize and critically evaluate the evidence supporting the relationship between dietary saturated fat and heart disease.

The first set of speakers will review the scientific evidence regarding dietary saturated fats and heart disease, present new science regarding carbohydrate restriction and cardiac risk, and review the role of saturated fats for human function. These lectures will be of interest to people seeking the latest scientific information on the implementation of carbohydrate restriction in clinical practice.

The second set of speakers will present points of view bearing on clinical applications and themes from Gary Taubes’s controversial new book, Good Calories, Bad Calories. This will be followed by a panel discussion with Gary Taubes and the other speakers.”

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Judy Barnes Baker

The working title for my first book was, “You’ll Never Know What You Are Missing.” It summed up my goal: to make eating for health synonymous with eating for pleasure. Once you discover the secret, you will find that the very best food for weight management, longevity, the treatment and prevention of disease, and over-all health and happiness is also the most sumptuous, satisfying, and indulgent way of eating the world has to offer. You are invited to the feast. Enjoy!
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16 years ago

Nutrition & Metabolism Society does provide good information for anyone interested in nutrition or their health in general.
I refer patients to it and refer to it on a regular basis.
Good find!