Category Archives: Misc.

Why weight loss diets work and fail: understanding the energy balance equation

Introduction Today I want to talk about weight loss: more specifically, how someone loses weight. Given the recent congressional hearings regarding Dr. Oz and his outrageous weight loss claims – not to mention the myriad other diets and diet books … Continue reading

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Red meat: back on the chopping block

Introduction In a recent article published last week in the prestigious Nature Medicine journal [1], researchers presented novel data on the pathogenesis of cardiovascular disease (CVD), arguing that it’s not the saturated fat (SFA) or cholesterol in your red meat … Continue reading

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Roundtable Interview with Layne Norton PhD, Eric Helms and Alan Aragon

Introduction Before I begin I just want to take a minute to thank (for the thousandth time) Layne, Eric and Alan for humbly doing this e-mail interview with me. For those of you who don’t know who these men are, … Continue reading

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São Paulo, Brazil: Past and Present

Opening Comments Although my Blog is primarily used for my musings about sports-related nutritionand supplement topics, I would like to take some time and devote a portion of my Blog to something else that has recently become a major interest … 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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Welcome to my Blog

Hello, and welcome to my new Blog. Most of you are probably aware of my previous Blog, however, for those who are just joining me and aren’t familiar with it, you can find it here: http://nutridylan.blogspot.com/ I am currently in … Continue reading

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