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Study says organic produce has more antioxidants! Um, so what?

by Denis Faye | July 16, 2014
Filed Under: Loving Advice, Studies A Go-Go

The words “antioxidants” and “organic” seem to hog plenty o’ headlines nowadays. The only thing is, for all the print space (or pixel space) they take up, does anyone really know if they’re g

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Volumetrics: Fill up to thin out

by Denis Faye | March 28, 2014
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

I largely credit Volumetrics as the first step on my road to being the Slim Jim that I am today.  Actually, no. The first step was the one where I got tired of being a fat bastard. But the second step certainly involved Volumetri

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Question of the Week: Sweet Enlightenment

by Denis Faye | May 25, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Wow. You guys ask a lot of questions. I don’t know whether to be honored that you’re looking to me for answers, or really disturbed that you’re looking to me for answers. Either way, I’ve committed myself t

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Fung-Lung Chung vs. Cancer

by Denis Faye | January 27, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Cruciferous vegetables, including broccoli and cauliflower, have been shown to battle cancer and now scientists have discovered the substances within them that do this. Appearing in the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, the study, h

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Nutritional News Throwdown!

by Denis Faye | November 3, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

My morning surf fell through due to a closed-out shore break, so I have a lot of bottled up testosterone to deal with. But instead of my usual “plan B” – adding a cape and mask to my wetsuit and fighting crime fo

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Carrots, baby, carrots

by Denis Faye | October 1, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Have you ever wondered how they make baby carrots? Of course you have! Everyone ponders stuff like that, right? Right? Okay, so maybe I am indeed the biggest nerd in the room, but I suppose it’s better than my previous stanc

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Popeyed Parenting.

by Denis Faye | August 6, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

When I was a kid, my diet consisted almost entirely of ham and spinach. Ham because, well, ham is delicious (at least I remember it being delicious – I don’t eat meat anymore) and spinach because of my love for Popeye.

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Subway’s subpar effort.

by Denis Faye | July 14, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

I was super intrigued when I read in Diets in Review that Subway Sandwiches in Japan is experimenting with growing veggies in-store. True, hydroponics on this scale probably require so much water and electricity that they’re

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Bagging fruit.

by Denis Faye | April 9, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

As expected, my beef with beef on Wednesday generated some healthy debate in the comments Fitness Nerd section. And as I went back-and-forth with you cats, I claimed that this blog isn’t about espousing a specific dogma. It&

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Americans have fruit in brains, but not on plates.

by Denis Faye | September 30, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

The CDC released a report yesterday showing that in the U.S., only 14% of adults and 9.5% of teens meet the government’s goals for eating enough produce. The list of worst-to-best goes like this: 1. Mississippi: 8.8% 2. Okla

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