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Sugar

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VIII

In this post we’ll double-click on a paper covering cholesterol and heart disease risk factors.

Cholesterol

The straight dope on cholesterol – Part VII

In this post we’ll address the following concept: Does “HDL” matter after all?

Nutritional biochemistry

How do some cultures stay lean while still consuming high amounts of carbohydrates?

Many of you have asked this question over the past few months, and I’m sure many more of you have…

Understanding science

If low carb eating is so effective, why are people still overweight?

I find myself getting asked this question, or some variant of this question, with increasing frequency as I speak and…

Nutritional biochemistry

How can carbohydrate restriction be healthy if it means limiting “natural foods” like fruits and vegetables?

This week I’d like to tackle one of the most important questions that I get asked.  However, before getting to…

Nutritional biochemistry

What are the side effects of aspartame, stevia, and other sugar substitutes?

Once you realize how harmful sugar is (by sugar, of course, I mean sucrose and high fructose corn syrup or…

Nutritional biochemistry

Sugar 101 – How harmful is sugar?

Any discussion on the culpability of poor nutrition as the cause of our health woes begins with a discussion on…

Understanding science

Narrative glossary

A list of terms, with explanation, and sometimes a little color.

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