I cannot believe I’m about to link to the Huffington Post, but this article really gets to the meat of the so-called obesity epidemic.
In 1977 America changed its health advice. In a nutshell (or, more likely, an ADA approved Mars bar): Eat more starchy foods, eat more carbohydrates, saturated fats are bad. If that sounds [...]
That stuff is fuckin’ poison for your liver, people.
While I want to make it clear that I’m not denying the importance of insulin, I think that the importance of the GI of foods is nowhere near as useful to non-diabetics as it’s made out to be.
The way I see people talking about the GI of foods seems to indicate [...]
I am suspicious of all zero calorie sweeteners, even stevia. I think they promote an endless cycle of sugar cravings in a lot of people, but what it really boils down to is this:
This is from a margarine commercial well-known to those in my age group. We can see where telling everyone [...]
When following a diet for health, weight loss, social conscience, whatever, there seems to be this idea that you shouldn’t have to “miss out” on conventional foods or those foods that got you fat and/or sick in the first place.
While watching the third installment of The 100 Mile Challenge , I was annoyed by how these folks who volunteered to only eat foods from within a 100 mile radius of their home were totally freaking out about not having wheat-based bread and pasta. [...]