Starvation Is NOT Healthy. Stop counting calories & go #SANE w/me at http://SANESolution.com

Calorie Quality Factor 1: Satiety (Part 2)

  “Protein, along with fiber and water, were significantly and positively correlated with satiety scores.” – T.L. Halton, Harvard University In addition to water and fiber (Part 1), the amount of protein in food impacts whether our brain is telling us we are hungry or full. While water and fiber help us feel satisfied by […]

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Simple Science: How Excess Insulin Makes Us Fat

  “…obesity is impossible in the absence of adequate tissue concentrations of insulin.” – M. Goldberg, in Journal of the American Medical Association In the last post we touched on how hormones control the metabolic conversation that determines if we are storing or burning body fat. Let’s now dig into the hormone insulin’s role in […]

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Simple Science: How Body Fat Gets Created

With last week’s post talking about calories being more or less Efficient at being stored as body fat, it is worth quickly covering how body fat gets created. The process of creating new body fat is called lipogenesis (lipo = fat and genesis = creation). And with genesis in mind, in the beginning there was […]

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Pyramid = Problem and MyPlate = Mistake: A Brief History of Government Dietary Guidelines

  “The thing to keep in mind about the USDA Pyramid is that it comes from the Department of Agriculture, the agency responsible for promoting American agriculture, not from agencies established to monitor and protect our health…. What’s good for some agricultural interests is not necessarily good for the people who eat their products.” – […]