It's Wednesday and I'm already looking forward to the weekend. I have spent almost all of my morning answering e-mail questions that did nothing but reaffirm my belief that obsessive compulsive eating is continuing to dig its claws into the North American "healthy lifestyle" (the opposite of what I suggest in Eat Stop Eat). I received two different emails about two very … [Read more...] about The Fourth Macronutrient
You may have noticed that part of my "mantra" for healthy nutrition includes eating lots of nuts, herbs and spices.There is a very good reason why you should include as much variety of thse foods into your diet as possible...Back when I worked in the supplement industry I was always amused when ever I looked through the list of potential new ingredients that had strong … [Read more...] about Why should I eat more herbs and spices?
These days it seems like hardly anyone drinks fruit juice anymore. Whenever I ask people why they don't drink juice, I get answers like "Sugar from fruit makes you fat" or "It's just too much sugar." The argument that the sugar in fruit (fructose) makes you fat is weak at best, however I can see how some people find the sugar content in some of today's juices to be way too … [Read more...] about The Truth About Fruit Juice
This Headline just appeared in my in-box"Regularly drinking antioxidant-rich green tea may halve the risk of colon and rectal cancer, suggests a new study based in China."I read it once, twice, three times before I realized that it was halve and not have. Surely they could have thought of a better word!In the next couple days, someone will misquote this article to you (proof … [Read more...] about The Most Irresponsible Headline Ever!