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"Low-Carbohydrate Diets and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality Two Cohort Studies"

This study is bound to hit the news headlines and freak out few meat and lower carb eating folks out, and make them question whether or not their diet will give them cancer: “Low-Carbohydrate Diets and All-Cause and Cause-Specific Mortality, Two Cohort Studies” http://www.annals.org/content/153/5/289.abstract So I thought I’d jump in and stop you worrying, despite […]

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New USDA Nutrition Guidelines do not match current research

A recent opinion piece in the Los Angeles Times questions the new USDA dietary guidelines – especially in light of recent studies showing (see my previous articles for these studies): 1. Saturated fat is not associated with heart disease as previously thought. 2. Excess refined carbohydrates increase your risk of heart disease. 3. Eating red […]

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Paleo (and Zone) Diet Confusions

People ask me crazy questions sometimes – there is just so much misinformation or misunderstanding about diets, I guess it’s not surprising. So here are answers to questions I’ve heard coming out of the confusions. So where do you get your carbohydrates from? I heard this one from an interviewer on TV. If you don’t […]

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Should we be scared of red meat?

One food we are frequently being told to limit is red meat, as past studies appear to show eating lots of red meat is linked with heart disease and diabetes. Recently researchers at Harvard School of Public Health carried out a meta-analysis where they distinguished between eating red meat and processed meat and the risk […]

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