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Processed Foods and Obesity 

Processed Foods and Obesity 

The rise in the U.S. calorie supply responsible for the obesity epidemic wasn’t just about more food, but a different kind of food. The rise in the number of calories provided by the food supply since the 1970s “is more than sufficient to explain the US epidemic of...

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Cutting the Calorie-Rich-And-Processed Foods 

Cutting the Calorie-Rich-And-Processed Foods 

We have an uncanny ability to pick out the subtle distinctions in calorie density of foods, but only within the natural range. The traditional medical view on obesity, as summed up nearly a century ago: “All obese persons are, alike in one fundamental respect,—they...

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Are We Polar Bears in a Jungle? 

Are We Polar Bears in a Jungle? 

Rather than being some kind of disorder or a failure of willpower, weight gain is largely a normal response by normal people to an abnormal situation. It’s been said that “Nothing in biology makes sense except in the light of evolution.” The known genetic contribution...

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What Should We Eat? 

What Should We Eat? 

Here is a review of reviews on the health effects of animal foods versus plant foods. Instead of looking only at individual studies or individual reviews of studies, what if you looked at a review of reviews? In my last video, I covered beverages. As you can see below...

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What Should We Drink? 

What Should We Drink? 

Here is a review of reviews on the health effects of tea, coffee, milk, wine, and soda. If you’ve watched my videos or read my books, you’ve heard me say, time and again, the best available balance of evidence. What does that mean? When making decisions as...

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Headache and Migraine Relief from Foods 

Headache and Migraine Relief from Foods 

Plant-based diets are put to the test for treating migraine headaches. Headaches are one of the top five reasons people end up in emergency rooms and one of the leading reasons people see their doctors in general. One way to try to prevent them is to identify their...

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