Archive for June, 2010

Fat but Not My Fault

Tweet I read an interesting article today on MSNBC. If you’ve been reading this blog for any length of time and you perhaps have chanced upon Gary Taubes’s marvelous work, Good Calories, Bad Calories, you’ve learned that weight regulation is within the exclusive control of hormones. Indeed, the hormone insulin plays the key role as […]

Posted on June 23, 2010 at 11:59 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cancer, Diabetes, Diet, Disease, Heart Disease, Obesity, Stroke, Tweet

We Exercise More but We’re Still Fat!

Tweet How can that be? Exercise is the sine que non for obesity, right? We hear it all the time: “If you burn more calories than you take in then you should lose weight.” Of course, practically the majority of people who have tested this theory have only found disappointment. Not only that, but if […]

Posted on June 21, 2010 at 7:55 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cancer, Diabetes, Diet, Disease, Heart Disease, Tweet

Brown Rice May Cut Diabetes Risk

Tweet This study compared the effect of eating brown rice over white rice and found that for those who eat the less processed version, they had a better blood lipid profile. Dr. Qui Sun led a team of researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health and Brigham and Women’s Hospital. They analyzed about 200,000 […]

Posted on June 16, 2010 at 7:25 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diabetes, Diet, Exercise, Sugar, Tweet

Study shows ground beef from grain-fed cattle healthier than grass-fed

Tweet Shocking, isn’t it? I know it was for me. Not all that shocking mind you, but I was rather surprised. At first glance, you would think that I would be surprised by the result. I will tell you that it wasn’t so much that, as it was the fact that they behaved like scientists […]

Posted on June 14, 2010 at 1:22 pm by Charles · Permalink · One Comment
In: Diabetes, Diet, Disease, Heart Disease, Insulin, Tweet

Death of the Mediterranean Diet

Tweet No, this is not at all a personal attack against the author of the Mediterranean Diet, Mr. K. Dun Gifford. I extend my condolences to his family and his loved ones and wish him peace. However, his dietary ideas need to go along with him, but sadly, they probably will not. His dietary ideas […]

Posted on June 10, 2010 at 9:16 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Disease, Heart Disease, Obesity, Teeth

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