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The HCG Diet Scam

I tried for nearly six months to get my dietician friend Ariel to write a post about her first-hand experiences working at an HCG diet clinic. But she isn’t really a writing machine, and has been busy. Suffice it to say, she decided to quit working at the clinic even though the money was great ? because the people being treated looked and felt ill, and were not seeing lasting results from...

Starch Lowers Insulin

?It is of interest that diets high in fibre-rich cereals and tuberous vegetables tend to result in an improvement in basal blood glucoses. p. 281 Burkitt, Denis, Hugh Trowell, and Kenneth Heaton.? Dietary Fibre, Fibre-Depleted Foods and Disease.? Academic Press:? London, 1985. It is a common belief that starch, or any type of carbohydrate – particularly high-glycemic starches like...

HYPERchondriac

I came across this term recently and almost fell out of my chair laughing. I think I was in a chair when I read it. Maybe I was laying down. Anyway, when I read the word it struck me. It sums up so many different phases that I’ve been through and countless delusions of low-carbers, vegans, and all kinds of health fanatics on the internet and in the real world. When I saw the word and its...

Simple Fish Stew

You guys know I like food on the gourmet side of things. In fact, I did several videos making homemade meatballs from scratch and using it for Italian wedding soup, lasagna, and all kinds of stuff that I totally botched and unfortunately will not be able to post :( But I’m no stranger to the?absurdly simple, quick, painless, and foolproof – and that’s also typically what most...

Ray Peat – PUFA

It’s time for the Ray Peat finale. Yeah I know, it’s a day late. I moved out of my apartment yesterday and didn’t have enough mojo left to work on it. Anyway, we’ll pick up where we left off in the last Peat article. If you know anything about Peat, know that he has a vendetta against polyunsaturated fat ? which could very well be his greatest scientific contribution...

Pets and Western Disease

I don’t always have the answers, but boy do I love asking questions. And honestly, one of the most fascinating questions we can answer if we hope to understand modern disease is? ?Why is ?Western Disease? something that only humans and their pets experience?? Below I’ve listed what I think are some of the prime suspects ? representing a vast array of health ideologies. Feel free to...