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Myth-Busting: Should I or Shouldn't I?

A poor Irish woman living in New York during the early 1900′s has a worthless husband.  He drinks, gambles, cheats, among other vices.  Finally, his excesses destroy his health and he dies prematurely, leaving the poor woman with a young son.   1,744 more words

Can We Trust Science Anymore?

I’ll begin with two caveats.  This post isn’t specifically about my area of expertise and I have an axe to grind.  Still, my area of expertise – fitness from the perspective of exercise – is most definitely a field of the sciences.  1,142 more words

Diet

"Organic" Doesn't Actually Mean Organic

It seems like these days everyone want to eat like they are back in the stone-age. Organic, antibiotic-free, rbST-free… I want my food, and I want it straight from mother nature. 336 more words

Nutrition

Gluten-Free, Ain't All It's Cracked Up To Be

Before I launch into the intricate conversation surrounding gluten, I’m going to preface this post with the following video:

Do you know what gluten is? Unfortunately, as Mr. 709 more words

Nutrition

Exploring Fats. Part 2: Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Seed Oils

A couple of posts ago, I started off this series of three posts on Exploring Fats, in response to several requests from different readers. My… 1,405 more words

Heart Health