More Fun With Nutritional Insanity

We have not overthrown the divine right of kings to fall down for the divine right of experts. –Harold MacMillan This morning I opened my news feed, then ran to get my shotgun. My barrel of fish had arrived. This headline was purportedly about cancer, not about nutrition, but you’ll see if you read it […]

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Why I Can’t Overeat

Hunger is insolent, and will be fed. –Homer Ever since I started eating this way, I wanted to eat eggs. I know they’re relatively cheap little powerhouses of fat, protein, and nutrition. But I’m allergic. Finally I ran across a mention that most people with an allergy to eggs don’t show allergy to raw egg. […]

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Experimental Fun

While you are experimenting, do not remain content with the surface of things. –Ivan Pavlov In the last post you’ll perhaps recall our Calorie Math™ conundrum. I had exercised about 400 calories worth and then eaten over 2,800 calories that day. Despite being told that I should eat 1,300ish calories to lose a pound in […]

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Fallout

Against logic there is no armor like ignorance. –Laurence J. Peter You knew it would happen. Thanksgiving is over, and now we must be subjected to a slew of articles about how to lose that holiday pound. Some of this advice is even packaged in implications designed to make you feel guilty: if you/us big […]

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, 2

Some of you may remember a previous post, where I directed you to the website of Sam Feltham. Mr. Feltham conducted a little personal experiment whereby he over-ate an incredible number of calories worth of fat for twenty-one days straight. He did not eat carbohydrates, and he ate sufficient, but not excessive, protein. He changed […]

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Weight Watchers Scam

I used to moderate a weight loss community and we had this whole Weight Watchers trend a while ago and 20 women or so joined it. Only one that was 270lb or so was told to eat above 24 points… Everyone else was supposed to eat under 24 points. 24 points is 1,200 calories, so […]

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Frustration

Patience and time do more than strength and passion. –Jean de la Fontaine Over the time I’ve spent eating high fat, moderate protein and few to no carbohydrates, I’ve noticed a lot of awesome benefits. I’ve detailed most of them here. But I noticed a couple new ones recently. My grandmother was one of those […]

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