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Is Lots of Fructose Water Foolhardy? Apology, Too

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I would like to publicly apologize to UC Berkeley psychology professor Seth Roberts for using an inappropriate word to characterize his self-created "Shangri-La" diet, which I wrote about in Sunday’s post. (My comments were in response to a New York Times Magazine "Freakonomics" article from Stephen J. Dubner and Steven D. Levitt.) In my zeal […]

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Check Out This Cool Calorie-Focused Site

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Soon after musing yesterday about the nature of weight loss and health bloggers, I realized that I’d made a couple of glaring omissions, one of which I rectified yesterday. My other oversight was neglecting to mention a very cool blog/website. So, today, I urge you to check out CalorieLab, the brainchild of Μark Schrimsher, who […]

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Spend Money on Relief Rather Than Cookies

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Vanessa Sands from Low Carb Energy has the right idea! She comments here: "Think you can’t afford to give? Here’s an idea: Take the money you spend (or *used* to spend) on the coffee break doughnut, the mid-afternoon vending machine raid, the evening bowl of ice cream and the piles of sugary junk in between […]

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SUGAR SHOCK! Blog Featured Again

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Special thanks to toxicologist Janet Starr Hull, Ph.D., C.N. for mentioning this SHOCK! Blog in her July newsletter, which went out to 20,000 readers. Janet is author of Sweet Poison, an account of her near-death experience, caused — she believes — by her excessive ingestion of aspartame. She is sort of like my counterpart. While […]

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Blogging Networking is Cool! I Do Sugar Educating, Too!

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A few days ago, I succumbed to blogging about blogging, in a post entitled, "Befuddled by Blogging. Books to Blog By," because lately, people (colleagues, fellow authors, etc.) have been deluging me with requests for information about launching and building their blogs. What’s so amazing about blogging is that this budding Internet art form, if […]

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Blog Spotlight: Nutritionist Jonny Bowden Offers Insights Galore

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Nutritionist Jonny Bowden, M.A., C.N.S. offers some compelling commentary and thought-provoking ideas on his blog, in his posts, “Expensive to Eat Healthy?” (Monday, May 9, 2005), “The Single Biggest Error People Make About Nutrition” (Thursday, June 9, 2005), and “Is Being Overweight Healthy? The New JAMA Study (Sunday, May 15, 2005). (Ah heck, just read […]