Archive for the ‘Diet’ Category

Olive Oil or Meat?

Tweet You might have seen this headline touting the efficacy of the Mediterranean Diet over the low-fat diet. Not really a surprise to those of us eating an all-meat diet but you may wonder why it is that we don’t give up these delicious steaks and ribs and just opt for some olive oil on […]

Posted on March 10, 2013 at 8:57 pm by Charles · Permalink · One Comment
In: Diet, Heart Disease

Fast Food and Metabolic Syndrome

Tweet There is yet another group of researchers trying their best to demonstrate how bad fast food is. If you’re tempted to roll your eyes at this point, I could hardly blame you. This is something that most of us “know” even though we really don’t have a whole lot of proof in the form […]

Posted on February 27, 2013 at 10:22 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diabetes, Diet, Insulin, Obesity

Train the Way you Race!

Tweet Last weekend, I participated in the Rock-n-Roll New Orleans half marathon. I completed the race in a time of one hour and thirty-nine minutes. It was far from my best race, but a good start to the season after a few weeks of base mileage. Prior to the race, runners attend a Health and […]

Posted on February 26, 2013 at 3:34 pm by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Exercise, Running

Coca Cola and Lance Armstrong

” I’m not urging the government to step in and block your ability to enjoy Coca-Cola or to wear LiveStrong bracelets. I’m appealing to you to make those choices for your health and your integrity. Restrict your consumption of sugar and support other cancer agencies that don’t cheat in order to make a profit. That sends the clearest message.”

Posted on January 15, 2013 at 9:46 am by Charles · Permalink · Leave a comment
In: Diet, Disease, Hypertension, Hypoglycemia, Insulin, Sugar

The Cholesterol Hypothesis

“The percent of fat” in the blood, he wrote, “rises with the severity of the disease…and is especially related to the quantity of carbohydrate, which is being oxidized, rather than with the fat administered.”

Posted on September 21, 2012 at 8:18 am by Charles · Permalink · One Comment
In: Cholesterol, Diet, Heart Disease, Hypertension

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