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The insulin response (video)

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(YouTube link: http://youtu.be/1o31A0Ptc3g)

This video is part of the interview I did for Open Water Source, but most of what I talk about will interest non-swimmers and non-athletes. (See the rest of the videos in this series.)

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Sugar 101 – How harmful is sugar?

Sugar 101 – How harmful is sugar?
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Any discussion on the culpability of poor nutrition as the cause of our health woes begins with a discussion on sugar. One of the world’s experts on this topic is Dr. Robert Lustig, a pediatric endocrinologist at UCSF.  Dr. Lustig has great experience treating ...

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The Fat Trap, NYT Magazine article – thoughts and comments

The Fat Trap, NYT Magazine article – thoughts and comments
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On January 1, NY Times wellness columnist, Tara Parker-Pope, wrote an article in the NYT Magazine titled The Fat Trap, and many of you forwarded it on to me. This was an excellent piece and I ...

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Revisit the causality of obesity

Revisit the causality of obesity
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My last post addressed a point that has historically (and currently) led to great confusion – the idea of what causes obesity.  In the previous post, discussing what I call “the great medical disconnect,” I wrote about obesity (i.e., unregulated horizontal growth) being caused by ...

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The great medical disconnect

The great medical disconnect
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There is probably no greater disconnect in medicine than the root cause of obesity.  Even if you think you already know the answer to this “obvious” question, it’s still worth reading on.  The reason this question matters, of course, is clear to everyone.  Obesity (and more broadly the ...

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What I actually eat (circa Q4 2011)

What I actually eat (circa Q4 2011)
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Note to readers: This post was written in December of 2011.  PLEASE do not ask me why I eat ‘this’ or why I don’t eat ‘that’ — as what is shown here does not necessarily reflect what or how I eat today (or more importantly, ...

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