Category Archives: Carbohydrate

Growth Hormone and Nighttime Carbs: Much Ado About Nothing

Opening Comments Today I want to talk about growth hormone. From what I’ve gathered over the past couple of weeks, there seems to be a prevailing notion that eating carbohydrates at night will somehow prevent natural growth hormone release from … Continue reading

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High-fructose Corn Syrup: Obesogenic Evil or Dietary Scapegoat, Part 2

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

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High-fructose Corn Syrup: Obesogenic Evil or Dietary Scapegoat, Part I

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

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Carbohydrates: Dietary Pariah

The Claim Perhaps the greatest misconception I’ve encountered over my times spent in the gym – and believe me, there are many – is that you can’t eat carbs past a certain time because they’ll get stored as body fat … Continue reading

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