Sugar more addictive than cocaine? I think it's possible
Tuesday, January 14, 2014      11 comments

This article is a couple years old and I have not had the time to look up the original research but it looked interesting: articles.latimes.com/200
eet10nov10 The study was done on mice s... Read more
Why vegetables and fruit may not be as healthy as you thought
Sunday, January 05, 2014      19 comments

Let me start with the disclaimer: I am not suggesting that you should not eat any fruit and veggies. Phytonutrients, those micronutrients that are only found in plant foods can benefit our health in many ways. Even though it may be possibl... Read more
I've been thinking about a low-carb/paleo maintenance team
Friday, January 03, 2014      8 comments

The reason is that I find that on a low-carb/paleo lifestyle diet my maintenance strategies seem to differ significantly from those of other maintainers. - I ignore weight, focusing much more on body fat %/muscle mass/ feelings of well-bein... Read more
So-called health foods - debunked ORANGE JUICE
Wednesday, January 01, 2014      16 comments

To make it fair I will only look at the real thing: pure, raw orange juice with nothing added at all. Does that not look healthy? Here is the nutrient profile which ... Read more
One new thing to try in the New Year
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      13 comments

It's not about exercise, it's not about diet, it's not even about health but it will help motivate me to enjoy life more and indirectly help with all of the other areas in my life in addition to spreading positive vibes to others. It is a gif... Read more
Low-protein vs. low-carb
Monday, December 23, 2013      7 comments

This is a 90 minute research presentation by two well-respected researchers: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
mJYlXmfb08M Hope some of you have the time over the holidays to listen to it. Birgit... Read more
If you don't want to run in the cold... Merry Christmas (video blog)
Sunday, December 22, 2013      18 comments

then try swimming. emoticon Merry Christmas! ... Read more
Got my lab results back
Sunday, December 22, 2013      21 comments

I had a VAP cholesterol panel done: Name Value Reference Range Cholesterol total 302 under 200 mg per dL LDL Cholsterol 189 ... Read more
A far better cholesterol test
Monday, December 16, 2013      10 comments

I wanted to pass this on for anyone who has had heart disease, cholesterol issues or metabolic syndrome. This test is newer and gives much more and much more reliable information compared to the standard cholesterol panel about risk factors and ... Read more
Petitioning the White House to label GMO's
Saturday, December 14, 2013      9 comments

A spark friend made me aware of this yesterday. It gives the issue of GMO's more attention and may help get the job of labeling GMO's done. Please read here: http://petitions.whiteho
andatory-labelin... Read more
Low-carb diets and cholesterol
Friday, December 13, 2013      8 comments

Here is a short video of Jeff Volek speaking to the issue of low-carb diets and cholesterol: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
K6ubVeGVA The video was put up by Ju... Read more
Death by food pyramid
Thursday, December 12, 2013      13 comments

I wanted to share this blog post by Mark Sisson about a new book: www.marksdailyapple.com/
pyramid/#axzz2nKLODmdJ It looks like it might make a nice Christmas gift for someone. ... Read more
If this GMO apple gets approved it will cross-pollinate to all apples
Thursday, December 12, 2013      10 comments

Please read for more info: www.organicconsumers.org
/bytes/dec-letter-2013.html Please share on social media if you are concerned about this. Birgit... Read more
Food and Money - a connection
Wednesday, December 11, 2013      14 comments

This post is copied from a post I made in an ongoing thread on the low-carb forum about eating on a budget. I realized that it is part of my personal story as well so decided to re-post it here: Wow, great posts, Woubbie and Budgetmom, they... Read more
Foodopoly - Knowledge is power
Saturday, December 07, 2013      8 comments

If you want to be an informed consumer when it comes to food you might enjoy this little quiz. The more people learn about this the more likely we will have true freedom about where to buy our food. www.foodopoly.org/ ... Read more

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