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Nutrition Science: A Diet of Suppression

https://www.washingtonpost.com/news/wonk/wp/2016/04/12/this-study-40-years-ago-could-have-reshaped-the-american-diet-but-it-was-never-fully-published/?wpisrc=nl_az_most

“It was one of the largest, most rigorous experiments ever conducted on an important diet question: How do fatty foods affect our health? Yet it took more than 40 years  — that is, until today —  for a clear picture of the results to reach the public. 91 more words

Culture

The Sugar Conspiracy

http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/apr/07/the-sugar-conspiracy-robert-lustig-john-yudkin

“In 1972, a British scientist sounded the alarm that sugar – and not fat – was the greatest danger to our health. But his findings were ridiculed and his reputation ruined. 15 more words

Politics

The Two Day Diet

Here at my corporate day job they have a thing called “Food on 7.” That means that when a big meeting happens here at the office in one of the conference rooms on the first floor, the extra food is brought up to the break room which is on the 7th floor. 492 more words

Round is also a shape.

Diet fads don’t help… lets trigger the happy hormones.

For all you people out there, who are perpetually trying and failing to get into shape and also for those who are starving to keep themselves thin, this one is a must read. 405 more words

Opinion Blog

High Carb Raw Vegan Fruitcakes

Two years ago, whilst looking through the virtual veganosphere, I became aware of the 10-dump-a-day narcissistic bikini bod diet .  Any vegan diet is by default most likely going to be low in fat and high in carbohydrates because that is the nature of fruit, grains and pulses; some nuts do have a high fat content; so do avocados which are healthy in moderation.  231 more words

Vegan

Ugh. Diet fads.

Today I was taking a look at this article about How Americans are Gluttons for Diet Fads and just got so frustrated. It makes my heart hurt that the diet industry is alive and kicking so well here in the United States. 246 more words

Wellness

Every day can be a 'cheat' day!

You get a recommended diet plan from a nutritionist, you are excited and you dive into it head first. You follow it well for the first two weeks and then it kind of starts to get monotonous and boring. 938 more words

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