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Unscrambling the Nutrition Science on Eggs

Historically, when humans have sought a reliable source of calories — particularly one that can be readily nabbed from an unsuspecting animal with minimal exertion and zero horticulture skills — we have often turned to eggs. We’ve pilfered the ova of countless creatures since Neolithic times. But

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Metabolic Patterns of our Organs

Each of our organs has a unique metabolic profile!   The metabolic patterns of our brain, muscles, adipose tissue, kidney, and liver are strikingly different.   Brain Glucose is our first fuel of choice for the brain, except during prolonged “sugar” starvation. The brain does not store fuel and hence requires a

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The Cholesterol Myths

The idea that too much animal fat and high cholesterol are dangerous to your heart and vessels is nothing but a myth. Here come some astonishing and frightening facts. You can find the references to most of the papers that I mention on these sites from my book.The

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Robert Lustig: the man who believes sugar is poison

The maverick scientist has long argued that sugar is as harmful as cocaine or tobacco – and that the food industry has been adding too much of it to our meals for too long. A convert hears more about his theory. If you have any interest at

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Omega-3 Rich Pasture-raised California Lamb

While many fish, pound for pound, are the best source of the healthiest omega-3s, any animal that eats grass has also omega-3s. In particular, meat from pasture-fed lambs contains relatively high amounts of both EPA and DHA, while meat from pasture-fed cattle contains good amounts of both EPA and DHA. Being a

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Marketing Tricks that Make Carb Counting Tough: Net Carbs, Sugar Alcohols, etc.

People who are trying to cut down on their carbs can have a tough time determining how many grams of carbs are really in the foods they buy. Every drugstore and supermarket in U.S. is filled with snack products that claim to be perfect for people with

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What Happens to Muscles During Exercise?

Adopting a regular exercise routine is one of the best things that you can do for your long-term health. With each passing year, researchers learn more about the benefits of frequent movement. Exercise benefits all tissues in your body, including your heart, blood vessels, muscles, bones, ligaments,

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How Does Our Energy Expenditure Break Down?

Total Daily Energy Expenditure (TDEE) Basal Metabolic Rate (BMR) Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR)

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3 Surprising Benefits Of Cocoa Butter

Some of the most important health benefits of cocoa butter include its ability to improve skin health, boost the immune system, improve hair quality, prevent signs of aging, and reduce inflammation. Cocoa Butter Cocoa butter is probably something that you’ve heard of in various applications, including cosmetics, chocolates, ointments,

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A Bold New Experimental Treatment for Alzheimer’s Dementia

Alzheimer’s Dementia is a neurodegenerative condition that affects five million Americans in 2014. In fact, a third of seniors will die with the disease or another type of dementia (1). The cause is unknown, but over time the brain cells begin to fill up with waste products

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