Archive for July, 2011

Returning Vegans

Tweet I read a very interesting piece in Time magazine regarding the return to meat-eating by former vegetarians. CBS News performed a study claiming that ex-vegetarians outnumber current ones by a 3 to 1 margin. I found that quite surprising. Not that I’ve ever looked into it all that much, but I was still suprised […]

Posted on July 11, 2011 at 9:21 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Disease

Getting Fatter

Tweet The news on weight only gets worse. The excuses and recommendations remain the same — completely ineffectual. The doctors believe that no one is listening to them. They think it’s a simple matter of eating less and exercising more. The fact is that in 1995, there was not a single state with an obesity […]

Posted on July 8, 2011 at 4:26 pm by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diabetes, Diet, Heart Disease, Hypertension, Insulin, Obesity, Populations, Sugar

Prejudiced Doctors

Tweet I’ve always maintained that the biggest problem with the modern medical community is their overconfidence. On the one hand, they’ve become very good at keeping us alive and applying band-aids to chronic disease. Their biggest shortcoming is that they can’t cure practically anything. Some of it is their fault but most of it is […]

Posted on July 4, 2011 at 4:13 pm by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Disease, Obesity, Sugar, Uncategorized

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