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Sugar Obsession And Childhood Obesity

VER ESTE ARTICULO EN Español It seems like every now and then I stumble across studies related to Children’s health, Women’s health… you know, pretty much the stuff that I deal with every single day as a mother and each new study seems to disproves everything the so-called “experts” had Read more…

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Framework Matters

I’m generally an optimistic guy. I see the good in people and I USUALLY think we can change the world for the better. A few recent events have seriously shaken my faith in both the goodness of people and the ability for us to “crowd source” our way out of Read more…

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Paleo Solution: As College TextBook!

The following post is by professor Risa Stein of Rockhurst University. For over 25 years I have counseled others in weight loss, researched weight loss interventions, and taught college students about obesity and weight loss strategies.  For about 23 of those years I practiced and taught what I was taught Read more…

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Emelia’s Story – She is my walking Miracle!

So in July 2008 my middle daughter Emelia (Eme) was 2 1/2 years old and was jumping on the couch and fell off and bumped her knee.  I didn’t think anything of it, kids fall down all the time, right?  Well within a couple days it swelled up into the Read more…

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Of Mice and Morons

I’ve received a number of questions about this recent paper, the official title being “Pathway to diabetes through attenuation of pancreatic beta cell glycosylation and glucose transport” but the popular media title usually running something like: “High fat diet causes diabetes.” The only thing I’ve seen popularized more in the media, Read more…

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Big ‘FAT’ Blog Post – Part 1

Fatt – in the minds of many it’s a four letter word (that’s why there’s the extra ‘t’…).  We’ve been told that eating too much fat will result in heart disease, obesity, diabetes, etc.  There are said to be ‘good fats’ and ‘bad fats’ – but which is which and Read more…

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Back From the Beyond: Updates and Musings

Well, I’m back. Most of me that is, I’m about 16lbs lighter than when I went off the grid and have a hell of a story to tell…but you may need to wait until early-mid September to get the full story. Not trying to be cryptic but I participated in Read more…

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Clearing up Kidney Confusion: Part Deux

It’s funny how our mental state really affects how we write and what we are interested in. When I wrote the introduction to this piece I was just getting settled into our new place in Santa Fe, NM and was looking at over a month at home to work and Read more…

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US News “Best” Diets: Rebuttal 2

Thanks you to everyone who reposted and spread via social network the previous post. Below you will find an updated rebuttal with contributions for Pedro Bastos and Maelan Fontes. Additionally you will find a list of the experts who reviewed the diets, and linkes to Portuguese language sites which have translated the Read more…

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US News “Best” Diets

So…I’ve received a ton of emails, FB pings and twitter inquiries about the recent US News piece that ranked Paleo dead last in a list that included SlimFast, MediFast and Weight Watchers as contenders in this Diet Battle Royale. The whole thing is as sad as it is funny, but the most important feature Read more…

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