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Two choices

Two choices
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I recently gave the keynote address at the faculty retreat of the Pennington Biomedical Research Center (PBRC) in Baton Rouge, LA.  When Eric Ravussin invited me, I could not have been more ...

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Is a Mediterranean diet best for preventing heart disease?

Is a Mediterranean diet best for preventing heart disease?
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This week an article titled Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with a Mediterranean Diet was featured in the New England Journal of Medicine. The study received a considerable amount ...

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Thank you, Woody

Thank you, Woody
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I’m probably one of the few people my age who stills stays in touch with his high school teachers and guidance counselor.  But if you experienced what I did in high school, you might too.

Today I found out the most influential teacher in my life passed away suddenly.  I ...

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Ketosis – advantaged or misunderstood state? (Part II)

Ketosis – advantaged or misunderstood state? (Part II)
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When I wrote part I of this post, I naively assumed this would only be a two-part series. However, so many great questions and comments emerged from the discussion that I realize it’s worth spending much more time on this important and misunderstood ...

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Is a low fat diet best for weight loss?

Is a low fat diet best for weight loss?
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I know many of you are awaiting Part II of the mini-series on ketosis, but I’d like to digress briefly to comment on a study published last week, which a number of you have asked about.

In this study, by Hooper et al., titled ...

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Ketosis – advantaged or misunderstood state? (Part I)

Ketosis – advantaged or misunderstood state? (Part I)
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As The Eating Academy approaches its first birthday in about a month, I figured it was as good a time as any to put together some thoughts on a subject I get asked about with great frequency.  (For those wondering when I’ll get to ...

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