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The Biggest Dietary Change Ever Made

Over roughly the last 100 years, the United States, and the rest of the world, has undergone a dramatic dietary change. We eat less at home and more at restaurants. We eat fewer foods made from scratch and more that are processed and packaged at a factory far, far away. There are of course many other changes (frequent dieting being equally if not more significant). But the biggest change of all...

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...

Public Talk in Sarasota

Although the sound quality is less than spectacular – I was in a room full of “moo-shine” filled refrigerators, here is a large chunk of a talk I gave to a local group of real foodies in Sarasota on Tuesday.  Nothing earth-shattering, but unlike Uncle Rico’s flippin’ sweet play action QB video in the movie Napolean Dynamite, it...

The Diet Merry-Go-Round Twirls in Norway Too

Here’s another top-notch story from Scandinavia, home of the famous twice-daily slab of margarine on white bread.  My comments throughout are in RED.  When I grew up I was the skinny one, and my little sister, who ate exactly the same food as me, and had the same rules at home as me, was the chubby one. We have a fairly similar body type, but she kept gaining weight, whereas...

Don Gorske Big Mac Prediction

Truth be told, I’m a little bit of a Don Gorske groupie. In November, on a trip to visit Aurora’s extended family in Wisconsin, I did go so far as to have a Big Mac in Gorske’s home of Fond Du Lac. I looked for the Mac Daddy, did not see him unfortunately, but took great comedic pleasure in enjoying my first Big Mac in about a year at a location in which perhaps the most...