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Swap Fat Foods for Fit Foods
Thursday, July 31st, 2014 by eHealthGuide
There is nothing like a good burger, hot dog, steak, or slice of cheesy pizza. Even though we know they are bad for our health, we indulge in these foods because they are tasty and satisfy our brain’s pleasure center—we rarely consider such consequences as obesit... Read more
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Weight Watchers Eliminates Calorie Counting, Cattlemen Fight Back, Pork Producers Change Slogan, and Harvard Says, "End the Low-Fat Myth"
Thursday, March 10th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
"Calorie counting has become unhelpful," according to David Kirchoff, president of Weight Watchers International. The company's website has announced a change in their point system..The old plan allowed dieters to eat whatever they wanted as long as they kept portions u... Read more
Gary Taubes on Dr. Oz Today
Monday, March 7th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
I'm not a follower of the Dr. Oz daytime television show, but I won't miss it today because Gary Taubes, author of Good Calories, Bad Calories and Why We Get Fat, is scheduled to appear. The promo for the show says, "The man who thinks everything Dr. Oz says is wrong." ... Read more
Wednesday, March 2nd, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
An experimental drug that dramatically reduced the appetite of rodents caused obese baboons to double or triple their food intake and is now being considered as a treatment for cancer patients and those who need to gain weight. Monkeys are better research models because they are ... Read more
European Ash Seed Extract (FraxiPure™) Decreases Obesity and Blood Glucose
Monday, February 28th, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
EUROPEAN ASH SEED EXTRACT FRAXIPURE DECREASES OBESITY AND BLOOD GLUCOSE Previous studies have suggested that an extract of seeds from the European Ash tree Fraxinus excelsior may reduce weight gain, and may decrease the rise in blood sugar levels that accompanies ... Read more
Sunday, February 27th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
I've been invited to speak at the Smart Eats Store in Mill Creek on Tuesday, March 8, at 600PM. I've copied the invitation below so you can send your RSVP to Dan and Amber. Hope to see you thereSmart Eats is happy to announce that our friend and local author Judy Barnes Baker wil... Read more
Monday, February 21st, 2011 by Stephen Gaudet
Everyone experiences a little indigestion and bloating from time to time. Did you know that its very common for people with chronic lung disease to experience frequent abdominal bloating Whats not so normal however, is to actually become so distended that it impairs your ability ... Read more
Vitamin D and Death Due to Colorectal Cancer
Monday, February 21st, 2011 by Dr. Robert Wascher
VITAMIN D AND DEATH DUE TO COLORECTAL CANCER Based upon recent high quality clinical research, only Vitamin D, among all vitamins, appears to have potentially significant cancer prevention effects. However, as with all areas of clinical and laboratory research, one can ... Read more
Tuesday, February 15th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
I got a lovely box of sugar-free chocolates and an extravagant card today, but I'm sad to say that my Valentine got an I-O-U instead of the cherry pie he usually gets on his birthday and for Valentine's Day. I've been working very hard and just forgot what day it was. Luckily, hi... Read more
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 by Judy Barnes Baker
Last February, I posted an invitation to the grand opening of a new store called Smart Eats on Main Street in Mill Creek, Washington. The store sells low-carb, diabetic, and gluten-free products. They recently celebrated their first anniversary and they report that their business... Read more
Fight Breast Cancer With Non-Digestible Carbohydrates
Wednesday, February 9th, 2011 by Aaron Tabor
Non-digestible carbohydrates are carbohydrates that are typically unable to be digested until they reach the colon where they are then fermented. Many non-digestible carbohydrates are used as prebiotics since they effect the intestinal bacteria in a way that is beneficial for ove... Read more
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