Some Quick Reads

Only two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity. And I’m not sure about the former.

–Albert Einstein

At the bottom of the page are some links to great books, but I realize that not everyone has the time or energy to read a whole book. There are some good articles out there on various subjects, and I’ve compiled a list here. I hope it goes without saying that I don’t necessarily endorse every single statement made on everything I link to; but that’s what God gave us brains for.

On why exercise is useless in weight loss:
http://nymag.com/news/sports/38001/

On why animal fat isn’t bad for you, and in fact is very necessary:
http://garytaubes.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/08/Science-The-soft-science-of-dietary-fat.pdf
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2002/08/17/saturated-fat1.aspx

Some “no-bologna” facts from Tom Naughton:
http://www.fathead-movie.com/index.php/no-bologna-facts/

On why processed meats aren’t going to give you cancer:
http://www.fathead-movie.com/index.php/2011/05/26/the-lastest-meat-causes-cancer-bologna/
http://www.fathead-movie.com/index.php/2012/01/16/pancreatic-cancer-processed-meat-and-a-load-of-bologna/
http://www.westonaprice.org/traditional-diets/save-your-bacon

How and why low carb is superior in improving lipid profiles (despite what your doctor probably told you:)
http://www.proteinpower.com/drmike/lipid-hypothesis/low-carb-diet-improves-lipid-profile-better-than-low-fat-diet/

On problems with vegetarianism:
http://www.proteinpower.com/drmike/lipid-hypothesis/the-vegetarian-myth/
http://www.westonaprice.org/vegetarianism-and-plant-foods/not-to-go-vegetarian

On why carbohydrates (not fat!) are what’s fattening you:
http://www.proteinpower.com/drmike/obesity/are-carbohydrates-fattening/

And finally, for those who aren’t so interested in reading, I recommend you watch the movie Fat Head. It’s fun, easy to watch, and very informative.

 

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