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Junk food shaming not as effective as hoped. Nutrition Nerd needs new shtick.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | June 18, 2015
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

I admit it. I’m a junk food shamer. While I’d never trash a person for what they look like, I’m the first to let loose a pithy comment about what they put in their mouth. If you’ve asked me for help with

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New GMO Potatoes Use Science to Make Junk Food “Safe”

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | November 11, 2014
Filed Under: Fight the Power!

Usually, I save my bile for ranting here on The Nerd, but today I decided to throw down a little over at the Beachboy Blog. Here’s the skinny: In what appears to be part of the government’s continued effort to make potato

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Junk food diet reviled! I mean, revealed!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | November 10, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

A few, select members of the Nerd Herd have asked me to comment on Kansas State University Professor of human nutrition Mark Haub’s junk food diet. From CNN: The premise held up: On his “convenience store diet,”

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Swindling conman benefits humanity.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | July 9, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

A responsible health and fitness blogger would write about this new research out of England claiming that inactivity isn’t the cause of childhood obesity or the US government’s apparent opposition to GMO food labeling

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I’d be bummed if I were a British civil servant too.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | November 3, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

A new study out of England claims that if you eat crap, you stand a good chance of feeling like crap too. Researchers out of the somewhat-redundantly-titled University College London looked at 3486 British civil servants and disco

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I have seen the apocalypse and it is the Craz-E Burger.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | October 16, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Behold the end of civilization: A bacon cheeseburger on a glazed doughnut. 1500 calories. Be careful. If you watch this video, you automatically gain 2 pounds.

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Hey schools! Thanks for actually doing what you’re supposed to do!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | October 5, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

I guess we need to pat the American educational system on the back this week. According to the CDC, the amount of crappy food sold in schools is way down. According to the AP: The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention re

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Mechanically separated chicken? Delish!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | August 26, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

We’ve been smackin’ down the fast food industry lately, so we might as well keep the party goin’ and point out this super funny article in Wired about what you’ll find in a Slim Jim. I already knew most of

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Big Mac or Big Carl? Either way, you’ll get a Big Gut.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | August 21, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Peeved by McDonald’s new Angus Burger, Carl’s Jr retaliated Wednesday by launching the Big Carl, a burger designed with the sole purpose of belittling the venerable Big Mac. Apparently, Carl and his Junior are bitter b

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The Smackdown: Should Soda Be Taxed?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | July 29, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

On the heels of the Nerd’s last post, where Denis stated “someone needs to seriously smack-down the American junk food industry”, the smack-down has been proposed if form of a tax on soda. Food Companies Fight So

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