A Reversal on Carbs

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Fat was once the devil. Now more nutritionists are pointing accusingly at sugar and refined grains. By Marni Jameson, Special to the Los Angeles Times December 20, 2010 Most people can count calories. Many have a clue about where fat lurks in their diets. However, fewer give carbohydrates much thought, or know why they should…. Read more »

Weekend Links

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     I can't watch 20 minutes of TV without some jackass coming on telling me how this or that statin saved his carb-fueled life.  Low cholesterol ranks up there as one of the better swindles in history.  Some cholesterol posts:Drugmakers settle claims over statin cover-up. Cholesterol plays cancer-prevention role at the cellular level. Low Carb =… Read more »

Food

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     There is plenty of info out there, and on this site, about the benefits of low carb / paleo / primal eating.  But it can be difficult to get creative and budget-friendly meals.  It is easy to eat the same Trader Joe's Wild Caught Salmon or grass fed burger day in and day out,… Read more »

Weekend Links

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This is a simple, yet great example of how we ended up with the current nutritional dogma.  Nutrition-syllogism. So much of the garbage put out ends up going back to the Seven Countries Study done by Ancel Keys.  His conclusions, and the subsequent fattening of America, has been a total disaster.  Stephan at Whole Health… Read more »

Priorities!

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     There are few things that interest me more than nutrition and Cross Fit.  The following is one of those things.  For the past 3+ years, myself and a few others have been working on getting our boy Johnny Walker and family to the states.  JW (pictured below in case you're slow) is a bad… Read more »

Primal Stuff

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I've put this on the site before, however it is the simplest explanation of primal eating that I have found to date.  Videos are always easier to digest than actual words if you are a product of modern education. Paleo eating in a nutshell Paleo exercise in a nutshell.Here is a test to see just how primal… Read more »

Weekend Links

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I have a bunch of stuff I want to get posted before rolling out of town for a few weeks.  The first posts are Parts 3 and  4 of the Benefits of High-Saturated Fat Diets. From Livin' La Vida Low Carb, here are dozens of links to various low-carb websites I have talked about the movie… Read more »

Weekend Links

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This first link takes about 1 hour to go through.  It is Gary Taubes giving a presentation to a group of doctors and students.  It is an excellent presentation. Why we gain weight. This next set of links pertain to the BS that the mainstream attempts to force down our throats.Multivitamins and deceptive claims. Snake oil… Read more »

Weekly Reading

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The Lyon Diet-Heart Study:  Part 1,  Part 2, and  Part 3. The benefits of a high-saturated fat diet  part 2. This clip, while amusing, chaps my ass.   Here is another good article from "Fat Head".  Again, it is frustrating.  Alzheimer's Project This next link is not related to nutrition, however I read it after… Read more »

Weekly Reading

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There is a bunch of good stuff to check out this week, so I am going to pile them on. Animals vs. PlantsWhy diabetes will be with us forever. Another good plug for Intermitent Fasting (Feeding) Conventional wisdom is killing us.Lard: It is back.In the unlikely event you are sore after the WOD, Stay off the… Read more »