Category Archives: Interesting reading

Silence on the US Front–News Flash of US Research from the UK!

The Missing News Flash Wouldn’t you know it?! If you had wanted to learn about research done anywhere in the world, including in the US, about the potential harms associated with the low carbohydrate diet, the consumption of saturated fats, … Continue reading

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Carbohydrate Teaser

PRESS RELEASE So you thought you knew it all about carbohydrates? Maybe not. Carbohydrates In an article published here earlier today, I help you learn a lot more about carbohydrates than what most people know about them. I discuss what … Continue reading

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Carbs, Fat, Sugar, & All That Jazz: A Willett Lecture

I Could Not Believe It A friend posted a short YouTube clip on Facebook of an answer in response to someone in the audience that one may think was taken out of context. So I asked for the link to … Continue reading

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Newsflash & The fallacy Of Percentages

The BBC Announced! The BBC announced–and continue to announce all over the world–that red meat increases bowel cancer by 20%. Now lets look at the statistics they refer to: “For every 10,000 people in the study who ate 21g a … Continue reading

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A Correct Diet Shall Include Animal Protein of High Biological Value

Therefore, A Correct Diet Shall Include Animal Protein of High Biological Value This is a sentence taken from a textbook I picked up that I fell in love with after reading into it somewhere–perhaps PubMed or at the publisher’s site, where … Continue reading

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Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes 2019–Summary

The New ADA Standards of Medical Care The American Diabetes Association (ADA) released its 2019 Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes (both type 2 and type 1) in advance of the official January, 2019 publish date. It is open access … Continue reading

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Fluoroquinolones & Aneurysm the FDA Warns

Fluoroquinolones Back in the News I have written many times about the fluoroquinolones family of antibiotics, referred to as quinolones on the run and often by the condition they so far were the most well-known for: causing major neurological damage–often … Continue reading

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NIH Commentary for Nutrition Research

What Research Should Be Funded? In November 2018 through December 15, 2018, the NIH invited public comments to guide the kind of research they will support for the next decade. This comment period was short but critical. Historically, the NIH … Continue reading

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Astroturfing Revealed–the Ruining of Wikipedia

Astroturfing Astroturfing is the practice of masking the sponsors of a message or organization (e.g., political, advertising, religious or public relations) to make it appear as though it originates from and is supported by grassroots participants. It is a practice intended to give the statements or … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Carbage Article

What is a Carbage Article? In September, a “carbage” (carb garbage) article was published in The Lancet Public Health based on very inadequate data analysis, that made the headlines in less than 5 minutes around the world. I have written … Continue reading

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