Thursday, 26 December 2013

Treats Making Pet Monkeys Diabetic

I love the bit about the inappropriateness of feeding processed and 'human' foods to the monkeys!

BBC News - Treats making pet monkeys diabetic http://bbc.in/1lh45re

Lakers go 'Real Food'

Nutrition in the NBA:

  • ...they avoid sugar, processed foods and unhealthy oils – vegetable, canola, corn and other chemically engineered cocktails. It's more nuanced than that, and Shanahan has sold the Lakers on the science to back it up.
    "She's not pushing supplements on us," Lakers point guard Steve Nash said. "It's all natural foods. There's nothing processed; nothing unnatural. ... Although it is a bit of an extreme diet compared to the traditional diet, what works in its favor as far as a safeguard is that it is a natural diet."

Sunday, 22 December 2013

Risky Business

Eat real food!

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2013/12/22/us/spike-in-harm-to-liver-is-tied-to-dietary-aids.html?partner=rss&emc=rss∣=tw-nytimes&_r=0

Friday, 20 December 2013

A Pioneering Supporter of Real Food

http://mobile.nytimes.com/2013/12/17/health/a-lifelong-fight-against-trans-fat.html?_r=0

Thursday, 19 December 2013

Whole

Vitamins vs. Whole Foods:  There is nothing more 'whole' than eating cheek to cheek from nose to tail.

Unlike vegetables, animals can provide a nutritionally complete diet.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/kathy-freston/vitamins-whole-foods_b_4469237.html

Wednesday, 18 December 2013

BP Guidelines

3 Things to Know About the New Blood Pressure Guidelines

http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2013/12/18/3-things-to-know-about-the-new-blood-pressure-guidelines/

Monday, 16 December 2013

Tim Noakes: Groupthink

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-gmEKU1cZyU&feature=youtube_gdata_player

Tinkering. ..

As the Stomach Churns: The Side Effects of Acid Suppression

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/craig-bowron/acid-reflux_b_4433679.html

Fast Food Salads

http://youtu.be/Q1kDezVCTE8

Wednesday, 11 December 2013

24hr Gut Change

"However, it seems likely that changes in our gut microbiota and their metabolic products are important in explaining the influence of diet on many aspects of health, says Harry Flintat the University of Aberdeen, UK. For example, butyrate is thought to reduce colorectal cancer risk by boosting the health of cells lining the intestines and prompting cancerous cells to self-destruct."

Check out @newscientist's Tweet:

https://twitter.com/newscientist/status/410835219282132992

Thursday, 5 December 2013

Sat Fat: BMJ Letter

Saturated fat is not the major issue | BMJ

http://www.bmj.com/content/347/bmj.f6340/rr/675595