How High Protein Diets Fail

In recent years, high protein diets have become popular for weight loss. News outlets like Women’s Health publish articles with titles like “Protein: Your Secret Weigh-Loss Weapon,” that feature astounding statements, including “The moment it leaves your fork, protein starts winnowing your waistline.” Other popular websites like Eat This, Not That! claim that “protein helps [...]

By | January 10th, 2017|Diets, Healthy Eating, Nutrition|0 Comments

The ONE Diet Proven to Prevent and Reverse Heart Disease

Richard* had his first heart attack at the age of 42. Three years later he suffered a stroke. His right carotid artery was totally blocked, and his left carotid artery was 27% blocked, so he underwent bypass surgery. After surgery he followed the usual advice of decreasing sugar and fat, and eating less meat. But [...]

By | February 24th, 2016|Diets, Healthy Eating|0 Comments

What to Do When Your Child Wants to Be Vegan

As children learn and grow, they discover wonderful new things, like the solar system and DNA.  But they also have to learn difficult subjects, like slavery and global warming.  And as their understanding of the world grows, their knowledge influences their identity and decisions. This includes their food and lifestyle choices. My son, now 12, [...]

By | January 10th, 2015|Diets, Healthy Eating, Kids|0 Comments

Is Aspartame Really That Bad?

In an effort to cut calories and lose weight, millions of women routinely reach for “sugar-free” packaged foods and “diet” sodas.  While avoiding added sugar and high-fructose corn syrup is a good thing, just because a canned drink has a list of zeros down the side does not mean that it is “neutral” or problem [...]

By | November 8th, 2012|Diets, Healthy Eating, News|0 Comments

Why Diets Don’t Work

You can’t turn on the TV, drive down the road or go to a party without being confronted with America’s hottest obsession: weight.  Diets are a billion-dollar industry; companies spend millions and millions luring you to try the latest diet (low carb, high protein, low fat, no fat, you name it) with promises that this will (finally!) be the solution—your shortcut to a thinner body.  Advertising efforts also deeply affect our children, who develop distorted body images and are often on diets as early as nine or 10 years of age. […]

By | May 22nd, 2012|Diets, Healthy Eating|0 Comments
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