Why Medical Advice Seems to Change So Frequently | The Incidental Economist

The Incidental Economist is run by physicians, and, thus, I frequently disagree with their self-serving analyses that often give doctors the benefit of the doubt. This column, however, is quite good...and honest. This paragraph about the garbage that masquerades as…

Top Cardiologist Blasts Nutrition Guidelines | Medpage Today

A killer good article on what's wrong with nutrition research and nutrition guidelines. This physician -- and if you know me, you know I rarely compliment physicians -- nails the creeps and idiots who have fashioned the so called healthy…

Why you shouldn’t exercise to lose weight, explained with 60+ studies – Vox

One of the very best and most well written essays I've ever read in the popular media on exercise, calorie restriction, and weight loss. Manage your intake to manage weight; exercise to build and sustain fitness. They do go hand…

Why You Should Question Nutrition Research and What Happened in 1980 – Whole Life Challenge

In case you missed this the first time around, it's still worth a read, if I do say so myself. Enjoy! There was a time when the words of moms and grandmothers ruled the nutritional roost.¬†For the most part, their…

Women’s Health: 6 Worst Pieces of Weight-Loss Advice

The MSM produces very little interesting or useful information about healthy eating. In a rare departure from form, Women's Health put out this brief article, which almost has more common sense (and fact) than a person can stand. Kudos to…

Good News: Research Confirms Way to Boost Healthy Longevity – Hit & Run : Reason.com

This is more interesting and useful than virtually any other nutrition study reported in the MSM this week. Of course, that's a low bar, since most nutrition "scientists" don't actually do science, and the MSM reporters who regurgitate press releases…

Business Insider: This man lost 140 pounds by eating Chick-fil-A

I love stories like this because they completely undercut the argument that somehow weight loss is something other than simple algebra. In the last couple of years, people (mostly men...why is that?) have lost significant weight eating only McDonalds, Starbucks,…

Records found in basement undermine decades of dietary advice

Modern nutrition is a joke of a science and the quacks who promote it from the government to the American Heart Association to the Dietetics Association are a bunch of addled, money-grubbing, intellectually dishonest, duplicitous frauds. I have forgotten more…

Reason: Don’t Blame Food Companies for What You Feed Your Kids

There is, quite literally, no shortage of healthy food available in the developed world. If you feed yourself and your kids a steady stream of snacks, sweets, and fast food, that's on you. 100% on you. Those are your choices,…