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Why All the Confusion About Healthy Diets? | The Doctor Weighs In

Why All the Confusion About Healthy Diets? | The Doctor Weighs In

3. Industrially-produced trans fats are harmful and should be eliminated. 4. An issue that requires more study is that the metabolism of saturated fat may differ on carbohydrate-restricted diets. 5. Health benefits accrue when highly processed carbohydrates (including refined grains, potato products, and free sugars) are replaced with unprocessed carbohydrates (nonstarchy vegetables, whole fruits, legumes, and whole or minimally processed grains).

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Ketogenic Diet Myths vs. Facts | Nina Teicholz

Ketogenic Diet Myths vs. Facts | Nina Teicholz

A slew of articles in recent months have referred to the ketogenic diet as a “fad” or “trend.” It’s “dangerous,” claimed one article, and an anonymous post by the Harvard Public School of Public Health said the diet “comes with serious risks.”

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The Case Against Carbohydrates Gets Stronger

The case against carbohydrates gets stronger

As anyone who’s gone on a diet knows, once you lose some weight, it gets harder to lose more. The “eat less, move more” mantra, as simple as it sounds, doesn’t help us deal with our bodies’ metabolic reality: As we shed pounds, we get even hungrier and our metabolism slows down.

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ZDoggMD Interview: Lose Weight AND Eat Jellybeans, w/Dr. Charlie Seltzer

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Your Brain on Plants: The Ultimate Guide to Micronutrients and Mental Health – Diagnosis:Diet

Your Brain on Plants: Micronutrients and Mental Health

Do vegetarian and vegan diets contain the micronutrients our brains need to function properly? Or do they put people at risk for serious deficiencies that increase the likelihood of developing psychiatric disorders? In my last post, Food Fights: Are Vegan Diets Healthier for the Brain?

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Paleo is the Scientology of Diets | Body for Wife

The scientific reasoning for the Paleo diet just isn’t there. The “science” the advocates claim just doesn’t hold up to real scrutiny. It’s bullshit in that regard. That said I think if using a “Paleo diet form of thinking“, using it as a metaphor, helps a person achieve a lower caloric intake either by unconsciously adopting a more HFLC type of diet or just eating less (lowering calories in in relationship to calories out) then it can possibly be worked and the cases that are thrown out as anecdotal examples or testimonials that is the real reason it worked, not the bullshit of “Paleo science.”

Paleo is the Scientology of Diets

I was close to landing a fitness interview with Tom Cruise, but then he bailed. And so I am now free to say that Scientology is stupid. People make fun of the space alien aspect of it, but did you know that one of their beliefs is “silent birth?” A.K.A….

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WATCH: Noakes verdict No proof of unprofessional conduct

WATCH: Noakes verdict No proof of unprofessional conduct

The HPCSA found no proof that Tim Noakes was guilty of unprofessional conduct for advice he gave to a breastfeeding mother.

Who is Tim Noakes?

Tim Noakes – Wikipedia

Timothy David Noakes (born 1949) is a South African scientist, and an emeritus professor in the Division of Exercise Science and Sports Medicine at the University of Cape Town. He is also a member of the National Research Foundation of South Africa, who list him as one of their highest-rated members.

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The “True” Human Diet – Scientific American Blog Network

The “True” Human Diet

People have been debating the natural human diet for thousands of years, often framed as a question of the morality of eating other animals. The lion has no choice, but we do. Take the ancient Greek philosopher Pythagoras, for example: “Oh, how wrong it is for flesh to be made from flesh!”

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Is Salt Actually Bad for You? | Today I Found Out

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Gary Taubes, the Man Who Knows Why America Is Fat | GQ

This Man Knows Why America Is Fat

Gary Taubes has been uncovering the truth about America’s obesity epidemic for 15 years-but what does he eat to stay lean? For decades, America has tried to fight its obesity epidemic through promoting low-calorie, low-fat diets and exercise as the keys to a lean body. But it hasn’t worked; we’re still getting fatter.

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