On Monday, Tino shared an article with me about what will henceforth be known as the Twinkie Diet. It was interesting, but I didn’t feel it was actually news. I figured that the Calories-In=Calories-Out obsessed crowd would be all over it, and that Anthony Colpo would likely lead the charge. He did [...]
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 [...]
I’ve been reading chapters of Good Calories, Bad Calories again, and I was finally moved to look for Dr. Yudkin’s books on Amazon. His books Pure White and Deadly and Sweet and Dangerous cost way too much, but I did buy a copy of Eat Well, Slim Well.
Normally, I love diet books [...]
I’ve been seeing reasoned debate about the effect of long-term low-carb diets for a while now, but this last week, things kind of exploded into a yelling fest.
Within what I can only describe a mean-spirited and pointlessly rude blog post from Matt Stone, there’s one interesting nugget of possible truth:
“…remember that prolonged dieting (this one, [...]
That stuff is fuckin’ poison for your liver, people.
I’ve been working my way through a lecture called Sugar: The Bitter Truth, and Ancel Keys’ Seven Countries Study came up. The discussion at hand was about the fact that the conclusions drawn were clearly incorrect and that its data could not easily easily be subjected to regression analysis because it pre-dates computers. This doesn’t [...]