Category: Nutrition (page 55 of 56)

Revisiting NeanderThin

About five years ago I read an interesting book on what was basically a modern caveman diet. When I finished I came to the conclusion the diet was way too difficult to follow in the modern world. Recently I started … [continue reading]

Why Every Diet Works in the Short Run

I’m so tired of people singing the praises of a particular diet as the one true way to lose weight. Diet choice has become the new religion. Most of the time when I revisit a diet evangelist months later, the … [continue reading]

150 SuperFoods, Because 14 Just Wasn’t Enough

Last October I devoured the book SuperFoods Rx: Fourteen Foods That Will Change Your Life. It was the book I wish I had back in college when I first got interested in nutrition. That was before I discovered The [continue reading]

Why I Don’t Like Oranges

In the post Are These the 14 SuperFoods?, I confessed that I don’t like oranges. Some of you already know this story. For the rest of you, enjoy the tale of how I lost my love for oranges during … [continue reading]

Are These the 14 SuperFoods?

I just finished reading an outstanding nutrition book on what are considered the best foods you can eat. Back in college I read a lot of nutrition books and built a diet framework with that information. Not surprisingly many of … [continue reading]

The Anabolic Quality of Food

Last year when I visited Brazil one thing had me puzzled: How could the people be so lean when a large amount of the food was either fried or loaded with sugar?

The answer I came up with at the … [continue reading]