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$1,000,000,000 Worth of Research Later: Eating Fat Does *Not* Harm Health

The last post concluded with Harvard University researcher F.B. Hu informing us that  “It is now increasingly recognized that the low-fat campaign has been based on little scientific evidence and may have caused unintended health consequences.” Here’s the supporting data I promised.   When P.W. Siri-Tarino of the Children’s Hospital & Research Center in Oakland […]

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Five Tips To Burn More Fat While Eating More Food

  “Moderate replacement of dietary carbohydrate with low-fat, high-protein foods in a diet containing a conventional level of fat significantly improved… cardiovascular risk profiles in healthy…subjects.”– B.M. Wolfe, University of Western Ontario A common assumption people have is that switching over to a healthier lifestyle means a lot more money and a lot more time […]

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How Much Resistance Is Enough Resistance?

When it comes to SANE eating, you can do as much or as little as you’d like depending on your goals. However, smarter exercise is a bit more binary. We’re either using enough resistance to exercise our clog-clearing type 2b muscle fibers, or we’re not. Less resistance doesn’t work our type 2b muscle fiber less. […]

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Science Sound Bite: 6 Tips for Reading Nutrition Labels

When it comes to SANE eating, nutrition label reading isn’t critical. Non-starchy vegetables, seafood, lean meat, protein powders with no added sugar, low-fat or fat free plain Greek yogurt, low-fat or fat free cottage cheese, berries, citrus fruits, nuts, or seeds are SANE. Starches and sweets are inSANE. No nutrition label needed. For everything else, […]

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In A Decade It Will Be Illegal, Today It’s In Everything – High-Fructose Corn Syrup

Please don’t believe commercials funded by companies who profit off of high-fructose corn syrup. This caloric sweetener is especially common and fattening. High-fructose corn syrup’s (HFCS) high sweetness and low cost makes it one of the most ubiquitous ingredients in food products. Combine this with the guidance to avoid calories and natural foods containing fat, […]

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Sugar and Cigarettes, Shockingly Similar

In 1998 Coca-Cola offered schools $10,000 to advertise Coke discount cards to their students. Deeply in need of the funds, Greenbrier High School in Augusta, Georgia, invited Coke employees to lecture in classes and added the analysis of Coca-Cola to its chemistry curriculum. The school went on to make all 1,230 students dress in red […]

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Study of 49,000 Women Shows Eating Less Doesn’t Burn Body Fat Effectively

  “…a general public health recommendation for weight reduction through dieting cannot be supported strongly with existing data.” – D.S. Weigle, University of Washington Occasionally when people hear about SANE they react by saying something like: “To lose weight eat less and exercise more…bottom line. I eat whatever I want and stop at 1,400 calories […]

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Calories: What are they and are they important?

  by Catherine W. Britell, M.D.  When we talk about the “calories” in food, what does that really mean? A calorie is defined as enough heat to raise one gram of water one degree centigrade.  Dietitians actually use “calorie” to mean the kilocalorie, or large “C” Calorie (equal to 1,000 calories), in measuring the calorific, heating, or […]