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Paleo and woo

I stumbled on a fascinating post from Respectful Insolence at ScienceBlogs.com titled Paleo and woo: Bad company until the day they die. Now, I know I’ve been a little hard on Paleo these last few posts, and I apologize. In … Continue reading

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The gluten free fad

I hear 29 percent of Americans are trying to cut gluten out of their diets. It’s an interesting trend considering most of these individuals don’t have celiac disease. For celiacs, gluten is truly a menace. A proper diagnosis of this … Continue reading

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Check out these obesity epidemic maps!

Quite amazing, frightening, and surreal all at the same time. Because obesity has risen to epidemic levels—causing devastating and costly health problems, reducing life expectancy, and provoking stigma and discrimination—the NIH has established the NIH Obesity Research Task Force to … Continue reading

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“Celiac: The Trendy Disease For Rich White People?”

Interesting reporting from Science2.0. Are you white and a little resentful that black people get their own cool disease, sickle cell anemia?  There is good news for you. Celiac disease is all the latest rage and you can be any … Continue reading

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Know how to keep weight off before you lose it – The Chart – CNN.com Blogs

Here’s another neat article… With all the talk about obesity in America, you might be surprised to know that most people are pretty good at losing weight.Weight loss programs have proven effective in helping people drop pounds. But keeping them … Continue reading

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Caveman Diet Secret: Less Red Meat, More Greens | LiveScience

Here’s a good reason to be vegetarian… our ancestors ate more greens than some people may think… That image of a caveman gnawing on a hunk of bison meat may need a makeover. A new chemical analysis of modern diets … Continue reading

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One on One with Bob Barker | Vegetarian Times

Well, I must say that I like Bob Barker now… When 25 circus lions rescued from Bolivia landed at Denver International Airport last year, Bob Barker—legendary host of The Price is Right, the longest-running game show on American television—was there … Continue reading

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James Cameron has gone plant based.

And he has definite opinions on the subject.

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Human Ancestors Were Nearly All Vegetarians | Guest Blog, Scientific American Blog Network

Yet even more evidence that you should eat more healthy foods… Paleolithic diets have become all the rage, but are they getting our ancestral diet all wrong? Right now, one half of all Americans are on a diet. The other … Continue reading

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8 Cruelest Foods You Eat | Yahoo! Health

Here’s an interesting article on Yahoo Health… By the time that cheeseburger arrives on your plate, its hard to think about anything but how tasty itll be. But when you trace the origins of each ingredient–the beef, the fried egg, … Continue reading

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