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Banana Chocolate ‘Mug’ Cake
Saturday, March 24, 2018      5 comments

Banana Chocolate ‘Mug’ Cake 350 for 12 minutes Small rectangular Pyrex glass pan 1 ripe banana 2 eggs 2 tbsp almond milk 2 tsp coconut oil 3 tbsp coconut flour 2 tbsp almond flour 2 tbsp cocoa powder 1/4 tsp baking p... Read more
How preservatives can make us gain weight
Friday, January 19, 2018      4 comments

When choosing what to eat, we all know fresh, unprocessed food is probably best. After all, processed foods usually contain more sugar, salt and fat than their unprocessed counterparts, all of which can cause our waistlines to bulge. B... Read more
The 15 foods scientists claim will ward off hunger pangs and keep your diet on track
Friday, January 19, 2018      2 comments

THE FOODS THAT REDUCE HUNGER The scientists discovered two amino acids – arginine and lysine – that react most with tanycytes, the brain cells that control our hunger. The following foods are high in these acids and are therefore make ... Read more
Someone has Gone and Invented Diet Avocados
Friday, January 19, 2018      3 comments

A fruit company in Spain has developed an avocado which contains 30 per cent less fat that a regular avocado. The 'Avocado Light' has been released by Eurobanan's Isla Bonita brand, and is described as having a "smooth, shiny green skin and... Read more
FDA Moves to Revoke Soy Health Claim
Friday, January 19, 2018      4 comments

The US Food and Drug Administration called into question Monday the authorized health claim that soy protein reduces heart disease risk. "We are proposing a rule to revoke a health claim for soy protein and heart disease," said a statement ... Read more
Mission Accomplished!
Wednesday, September 20, 2017      3 comments

For a few years I have been wanting to go on a bike ride from my house to the lake. It is all rail trail so I wouldn't have to worry about traffic, which I loathe. The ride would be 123 km or for you Americans 76 miles round trip. I have done... Read more
People with high cholesterol live the longest!
Wednesday, July 05, 2017      11 comments

"This statement seems so incredible that it takes a long time to clear one´s brainwashed mind to fully understand its importance. Yet the fact that people with high cholesterol live the longest emerges clearly from many scientific papers.1 But l... Read more
Why Coconut Oil Won’t Kill You, But Listening to the American Heart Association Might!
Thursday, June 22, 2017      2 comments

"Most nutrition research is based on epidemiological data that can only show correlations, or connections, and cannot determine causation between tw... Read more
Freshii calls Ontario calorie count rules ‘simplistic’ in wake of inspection
Sunday, June 04, 2017      1 comments

"Founded in Toronto in 2005, Freshii promotes itself as an alternative to its greasier fast-food competitors, selling salads, wraps and smoothies to appeal to a more health-conscious customer. Its motto is “Count nutrients, not calories.” O... Read more
Health food aisle products not as nutritious as they claim to be!
Sunday, June 04, 2017      2 comments

-be-20170525-gwdaf0.html Don't be fooled by labels even in the health food aisle. Unprocessed real whole... Read more
Fit Saturday - Fatbike Race #3
Saturday, January 28, 2017      2 comments

Today I raced in the 3rd Fatbike race (mountain bike racing on snow with really big snow tires), of a 5 race series. I rode 22.14 miles, climbing 1,087 feet of elevation in 2 hours 27 minutes or 35.6 kms, 331.3 meters in 2 hours 27 minutes. ... Read more
How the Sugar Industry Shifted Blame to Fat
Saturday, October 15, 2016      4 comments

"The sugar industry paid scientists in the 1960s to play down the link between sugar and heart disease and promote saturated fat as the culprit instead, newly released historical documents show. The internal sugar industry documents, recent... Read more
FDA Is Redefining The Term 'Healthy' On Food Labels
Saturday, October 15, 2016      3 comments

So, you're looking for a quick grab-and-go snack, and there's a row of energy bars at the checkout counter. Are they a healthy option? The maker of Kind bars thinks so. The company has used the phrase "healthy and tasty" on some of its prod... Read more
Activity Trackers May Undermine Weight Loss Efforts
Saturday, October 15, 2016      2 comments

"The fascinating finding comes from a study published today in JAMA that found dieting adults who wore activity monitors for 18 months lost significantly fewer pounds over that time than those who did not. The results suggest that activity ... Read more
It's easy to become obese in America. These 7 charts explain why.
Tuesday, September 06, 2016      12 comments

Clearly it's gotten easier and easier to gain weight, and harder and harder to avoid it. So what's going on here? There's an obvious answer - we eat more than we burn off. But increasingly public health experts agree that we are not conscio... Read more

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