Tag Archives: Calorie Density

It’s 2017 and We’re Back!

So… it’s been a while. So, let’s get up to date, eh? The last time we spoke, I was dealing with my cancer diagnosis. So much has happened since then. First, it appears as though certain claims that a vegan … Continue reading

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Consumers waste billions on gluten free food

From Time Magazine: A new survey from market research firm the NPD Group finds that America is cutting gluten out of its diet in a big way. Just under one-third of 1,000 respondents agreed with the statement: “I’m trying to … Continue reading

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Is a calorie really a calorie?

Yup. According to this respected doc, there’s no magic involved in weight loss. So no… carbs don’t magically turn to fat. There’s nothing magical about vegetarianism either. Plus, nobody’s sure what people in the Paleo period ate, in fact as … Continue reading

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Sugar can make you dumb, US scientists warn – Yahoo! News

Here’s a reason to avoid very surgary foods… Eating too much sugar can eat away at your brainpower, according to US scientists who published a study Tuesday showing how a steady diet of high-fructose corn syrup sapped lab rats’ memories. … Continue reading

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Staple food – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

Here’s a neat article on Wikipedia.  It’s about the staple foods from around the world, and guess what, none of them are meat. 🙂 A staple food is one that is eaten regularly and in such quantities that it constitutes … Continue reading

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The K-E Diet: Brides-to-Be Using Feeding Tubes to Rapidly Shed Pounds – Yahoo!

All I can say is ‘Wow’ this is a very unhealthy diet… Brides-to-be looking to shed that final 10, 15 or 20 pounds in order to fit into their dream wedding gown have taken a controversial approach to crash dieting … Continue reading

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Got Propaganda? Why All of the Milk Industrys Health Claims Have Been Proven Wrong | Food | AlterNet

Well, here’s a neat article… Selling milk looks easy and even fun when you see the celebrity milk-mustache ads. “Got Milk?” ads may be the most recognizable and spoofed of all ad campaigns, yet they are probably also one of … Continue reading

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Potatoes Get Senate Protection on School Lunch Menus – NYTimes.com

Thanks to the much loved french fry… The potato was almost banned from schools. WASHINGTON — The Senate stood up Tuesday for the humble white potato and rebuffed an effort by President Obama to limit its consumption by millions of … Continue reading

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No fruit in Fruit by the Foot? General Mills sued over snacks [Updated] – latimes.com

Like we didn’t see this one coming… There’s not much fruit in General Mills snacks such as Fruit Roll-Ups, Fruit by the Foot and Fruit Gushers, alleges a new suit against the giant food company. via No fruit in Fruit … Continue reading

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Tainted seafood reaching U.S., experts say – Health – Food safety – msnbc.com

Blech…. here’s another reason to not eat seafood… also just a FYI, most meat products have at least some of this going on. Filthy seafood infected with bacteria or tainted with drugs and antibiotics banned in the U.S. is finding … Continue reading

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