Everyone Knows What’s Best for a Fat Person

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By Matt Stone Girl: I need to lose 40 pounds in the next 3 months. Anybody have any ideas? Random Internet Guy: Exercise fasted. You’ll thank me later. I saw a conversation on Facebook recently that went almost exactly like that. At the post office, I overheard a postal worker telling a guy that eating more fruits and vegetables and exercising every day was a surefire ticket to lasting...

Sugar Eating Competition Results

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Here it is folks!  The official day has arrived (although you are welcome to compete on Saturday or Sunday if you are unable to compete today for some reason).  Please record the number of grams of sugar you consume in no more than a 60-minute period in the comments section below.  With that, include your estimated body weight in kilograms (Pounds to kg calculator). And finally, divide the...

Robert Lustig Fructose Friday

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A couple of days ago, April 1st to be exact (unfortunately this wasn’t an April Fools Joke), anti-fructose crusader Robert Lustig, among others, were interviewed on a special 60 Minutes segment called “Is Sugar Toxic?” 4 years ago almost to the day I was saying “Fruc Fructose.”  But nowadays I find myself saying “Luck Fustig!”  While the case against...

Dangers and Side Effects of High Fructose Corn Syrup

It’s made from corn silly!  It’s good for you! Has anybody seen those ads?  The ones put out by the Corn Refiners Association?  I have. Not only are there numerous dangers of high-fructose corn syrup, there’s actually dangers of high-fructose corn syrup commercials – I laughed so hard when I saw those I nearly fell out of my chair and bonked my head. The high-fructose...

Fructose

Fructose, a type of sugar, has historically been granted a “get out of jail free” card due to its presence in fruit.  It’s the same sugar that’s in fruit, and fruit is healthy, so fructose must be healthy goes the story.  But is there such as thing as too much?  Without a doubt, yes.  Also, when it’s in the form of a refined sugar does it behave the same as the tiny amount of fructose found in...
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