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Why a Low-Carb Diet Should Be the First Approach in Diabetes Treatment

Monday, December 29, 2014      4 comments

"The current state of diabetes care in the United States health system shows the inability of existing recommendations to control the epidemic of diabetes, the failure of low-fat diets to improve obesity rates, cardiovascular risk or general hea... Read more

How Cooking Can Change Your Life - Michael Pollen

Saturday, December 27, 2014      4 comments

"Low income women who cook their own meals are healthier than wealthy women that don't cook."
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Garlic Strengthens The Heart And Immune System Among Other Health Benefits It Possess

Friday, December 12, 2014      2 comments

"Garlic has many health benefits ranging from heart health, anti-inflammatory and can kill bacteria among others. Below is a summary of the health benefits of garlic. 1. Cardiovascular Benefits Garlic has cardioprotective properties ... Read more

Parkinson's Disease Can Migrate From Gut to Brain

Friday, December 12, 2014      0 comments

"Parkinson's disease is strongly linked to the degeneration of the brain's movement center. In the last decade, the question of where the disease begins has led researchers to a different part of the human anatomy. In 2003, the German neuropatho... Read more

Obesity Pills Could Be A Substitute For Treadmills

Friday, December 12, 2014      0 comments

"Scientists from the Harvard Stem Cell Institute at Harvard and Massachusetts General Hospital have claimed that they have identified an obesity pill that could help transform "bad" fat to "good" fat. They said that the pill could help many peop... Read more

Safe as Houses - The Fall of a Sparrow

Saturday, December 06, 2014      3 comments

My nephew and his band released their second album last night. They are incredibly talented. The new album is amazing. I love track 1 and 2 so far and I keep listening to them over and over! Read more

Stray dog who raced 430 miles to a better home!

Monday, November 24, 2014      4 comments

Stray dog who raced 430 miles to a better home: Arthur latched on to an extreme sports team during Amazon race - and what happened next will melt the hardest heart
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Do We Really Need 130g of Carbohydrates a Day?

Friday, November 21, 2014      5 comments

Institute of Medicine explains how it “set” its carbohydrate RDA in its Dietary Reference Intakes (the DRI), Chapter 6, “Dietary Carbohydrates: Sugars and Starches”. The quotes below are taken directly from this chapter. My irreverent comments a... Read more

We Really Can Make Glucose From Fatty Acids After All! O Textbook, How Thy Biochemistry Hast Deceive

Thursday, November 20, 2014      2 comments

"In July of 2011, a German research group revisited the question of converting fatty acids to carbohydrate by publishing a computational analysis of the most up-to-date information about human biochemistry available (9). These authors identifie... Read more


Monday, November 17, 2014      3 comments

I don't believe in 'all foods in moderation' because there are foods that are just plain horrible for your health. A SparkPeople article about moderation says refined sugar isn't evil or bad? WTH? Actually yes it is and the less of it you... Read more

Recovering from an Ankle Spain and Torn Ligamnets

Thursday, November 13, 2014      7 comments

I sprained my ankle and tore 2 ligaments on Sunday night and had to go to the ER for x-rays because I thought I may have broken it. It was not broken, thank goodness. I was advised to wear a walking cast for 3 weeks and told it could take 3 mo... Read more

An Awesome Quote From TRIPLEMWF About the Paleo Diet

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      5 comments

"I don't think that it is restrictive unless you think that eliminating boxed, man-made foods is restricting. I eat quite well doing the majority of my grocery shopping around the outside of the grocery store. Whole grains are so over-processed ... Read more

BRITA Attacks Big Soda

Saturday, November 01, 2014      4 comments

"Drinking one soda a day may not seem like much, but this simple choice can add up. In fact, over an average lifetime, drinking just one regular soda a day is the equivalent of consuming over 221,000 sugar cubes. What does that look like? Watch ... Read more

Gradual weight loss no better than rapid weight loss for long-term weight control - Study

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      5 comments

According to Katrina Purcell, dietician and the first author on the paper from the University of Melbourne, "Across the world, guidelines recommend gradual weight loss for the treatment of obesity, reflecting the widely held belief that fast wei... Read more

It is time to revisit current dietary recommendations for saturated fat.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014      3 comments

From the Institute of Nutrition and Functional Foods, Laval University, Québec, Canada. "We therefore urge the Canadian nutrition community to be proactive in this process and to hopefully arrive at a consensus that will reflect both our ow... Read more

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