Archive for March, 2011

Hot Dogs better than Rotisserie Chicken?

Tweet When I see ads like this one from MSNBC, I’m reminded of an old slogan from an advertising campaign when I was a child. It said, “A mind is a terrible thing to waste.” Researchers at Kansas State University didn’t have much to do so they decided to compare the levels of heterocyclic amines […]

Posted on March 23, 2011 at 4:45 pm by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cancer, Diet

High Protein Diets and Cancer

Tweet Every now and then, some researchers find a study that they think kind of supports the old myth that diets high in protein raise colon cancer risk, based on a study of feces and a lack of fiber. Any time researchers get to analyzing shit, it never comes out good. Burkitt and Trowell went […]

Posted on March 16, 2011 at 6:59 pm by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cancer, Diet, Disease

ZC Icon Dies in Car Crash

Tweet The Zero Carb community lost a major icon today. Owsley “Bear” Stanley, a 1960s counterculture figure who flooded the flower power scene with LSD and was an early benefactor of the Grateful Dead, died in a car crash in his adopted home country of Australia on Sunday, his family said. He was believed to […]

Posted on March 13, 2011 at 6:22 pm by Charles · Permalink · One Comment
In: Diabetes, Diet, Disease, Heart Disease, Insulin, Obesity

Women: To Get Your Man in Shape!

Tweet Sometimes with Internet surfing, I will click the wrong link and it will lead me to something that I would have rather not witnessed. In this case, I clicked on MSNBC and got redirected to the Today Show with Kathy Lee and Hoda. They had a male guest taking questions from their viewers and […]

Posted on March 12, 2011 at 5:53 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Heart Disease, Obesity

Gary Taubes vs. Dr. Oz

Tweet I’m sure I’ll have more to say on this topic in the coming days, but for now I will share the comment I posted directly on his blog: What bothers me is that the focus on weight takes away from the most powerful research that Taubes found when preparing GCBC in the first place. […]

Posted on March 9, 2011 at 5:04 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Cancer, Diabetes, Obesity, Populations

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