Tag Archives: carbohydrates

Surprise! Cows live on a high-fat diet…

This is something that blew mind! I have always been under the impression that herbivores, like cows, would derive their energy from carbohydrates. After all, grass is a carb, right? Well, it’s mostly cellulose and is indigestible by humans. Maybe … Continue reading

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If A causes B, and B causes C, then…

It would be logical to take A and thoroughly investigate it since it looks like a culprit. But that is not what is happening in the scientific world. Take for example this latest news article linking obesity to Alzheimer’s. The … Continue reading

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Scare tactics?

The popularity of low and no carbs diets has really shot up lately. The reason behind it is that they work. The results can really be seen almost immediately. From my personal experience, I can’t say anything bad about ditching … Continue reading

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Correlation does not equal causation, I know, but…

The evidence is compelling. See for yourself here. I was never a believer in the low-fat diet. It just did not sit well with me. While sugar, well, don’t get me started on this subject. Check out the graphs, especially … Continue reading

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The importance of good quality protein (and fat)

We all eat junk food every now and then. It’s ok, as long as it is only every now and then. But we also need to take a harder look at the food we eat every day. Protein is what … Continue reading

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Sushi – the new junk-food

Ok, ok, maybe junk-food is too strong a word, but fast-food for sure. The popularity of sushi in the western society has been rising steadily for the past few years. While being Japanese in origin, most of the food outlets … Continue reading

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I just can’t gain weight!

I know, I know – many people will hate me for saying this. But grass is always greener on the other side and we always want things we don’t have. Still, the fact is that no matter how much I … Continue reading

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