diet Archive

  • Greetings all.  As it has again been two weeks since a “Shared Wisdom” post, we’ve got a lot to cover today.  I broke it up by topic for your reading […]

    Shared Wisdom 6/04/11

    Greetings all.  As it has again been two weeks since a “Shared Wisdom” post, we’ve got a lot to cover today.  I broke it up by topic for your reading […]

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  • Why Protein? Proteins serve many vital functions in the body.  The amino acids they are made of are the building blocks for muscle, enzymes (which facilitate chemical reactions), and cellular […]

    How Much Protein Do I Need?

    Why Protein? Proteins serve many vital functions in the body.  The amino acids they are made of are the building blocks for muscle, enzymes (which facilitate chemical reactions), and cellular […]

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  • The world of dietary supplements is fraught with unsupported claims, shaky research, misinformation, and downright scams.  That said, there are also some supplements which do some pretty amazing things (often […]

    Supplement Snake Oil Chart

    The world of dietary supplements is fraught with unsupported claims, shaky research, misinformation, and downright scams.  That said, there are also some supplements which do some pretty amazing things (often […]

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  • Update: check out my follow-up on the new MyPlate. The title pretty much sums this one up.  End of post. Just kidding.  But just look at this garbage: At least […]

    The Food Pyramid Still Sucks

    Update: check out my follow-up on the new MyPlate. The title pretty much sums this one up.  End of post. Just kidding.  But just look at this garbage: At least […]

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  • Insulin management is a hot topic in nutrition and exercise these days.  There is actually a rising school of thought theorizing that insulin control is far more important than calorie […]

    A Practical Primer On Insulin

    Insulin management is a hot topic in nutrition and exercise these days.  There is actually a rising school of thought theorizing that insulin control is far more important than calorie […]

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