- Calories and Energy Balance: How Weight Loss (or Gain) Occurs (Pt. 1)
- Is the Carbohydrate-Insulin Model of obesity over?
- Weight loss versus fat loss: important difference or pedantic point?
- Can excess protein get stored as body fat? Pt. 3
- Why weight loss diets work and fail: understanding the energy balance equation
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Opening Comments Welcome back, everyone, for part 2 of my Paleo critique. If you are just joining me I highly suggest going back and reading last week’s article before proceeding. However, for those of you who are lazy, in the … Continue reading
Opening Comments In keeping with the theme of evolution and nutrition, today’s article is going to be the first installment of a two-part series on the Paleo diet (also called hunter-gatherer, Stone-Age, or ancestral dieting). Even if you are not … Continue reading
Beverage consumption, appetite, and energy intake: what did you expect? Bridget A. Cassady, Robert V. Considine, and Richard D. Mattes. Am J Clin Nutr. 2012;95(3):587-93. PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22258267 BACKGROUND: Beverage consumption is implicated in the overweight/obesity epidemic through … Continue reading
Greater weight loss and hormonal changes after 6 months diet with carbohydrates eaten mostly at dinner. Sigal Sofer, Abraham Eliraz, Sara Kaplan, Hillary Voet, Gershon Fink, Tzadok Kima and Zecharia Madar. Obesity 19(10):2006-14, 2011. PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21475137 ABSTRACT. … Continue reading
Exogenous amino acids stimulate human muscle anabolism without interfering with response to mixed meal ingestion. Douglass Paddon-Jones, Melinda Sheffield-Moore, Asle Aarsland, Robert R. Wolfe, and Arny A. Ferrando Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 228: E761-E767, 2005. PubMed: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15572657 ABSTRACT. We … Continue reading
Opening Comments So just a little while ago I did a little digging around on BB.com to see the Top 10 Selling Products, just to see what people were spending their hard-earned money on, and without naming the product, I … Continue reading
Opening Comments A little over two weeks ago I gave a presentation to the Army ROTC cadets at Rutgers University, wherein I fielded some questions following the presentation. During that time I was asked the question of whether or not … Continue reading
Opening Comments Welcome back for part 2 of the great HFCS debate. Before I begin, I’d like to briefly recap last week’s arguments (for those who may have missed it) by simply copying and pasting my concluding remarks: In summary, … Continue reading
High-fructose Corn Syrup: Obesogenic Evil or Dietary Scapegoat, Part I Today’s topic is probably one of my favorite topics, partly because it’s so controversial and partly because there is so much research behind it (epidemiological and lab-based), which makes it … Continue reading