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More McDonald’s Misinformation

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | January 8, 2014
Filed Under: Fight the Power!, The Nerd News Parade

Before all you Ron McDirty fans out there start shouting from the rooftops about the high school science teacher who lost 37 pounds in three months eating only McDonald’s, here are a few things to keep in mind. He limited hi

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Chicken McNuthin’

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | October 4, 2013
Filed Under: Fight the Power!, Studies A Go-Go

What’s in your chicken nugget? If you believe this new study in the American Journal of Medicine, you’re feasting on skin, bone, cartilage, guts, and fat–and not much meat.┬áThe researchers took samples from two

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Today’s McDonald’s/Starbuck’s rant. It’s a twofer!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 17, 2012
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Starting today, McDonald’s plans to put nutrition facts on their menus. My response? BFD. As I noted on my Facebook page, remember when Big Tobacco put warnings on cigarette packs? Did it do jack to stop morons from smoking?

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The Big Meat Glue Ballyhoo

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 25, 2012
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Last week, I posted a snide, little comment on the Real Fitness Nerd Facebook page slamming a recent call for transparency regarding transglutaminase, a “meat glue”used to stick smaller pieces of meat together. It̵

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Ask The Real Fitness Nerd: Pink Meat Paste Madness!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 15, 2012
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Today, I’m looking to the Nerd Herd for writerly inspiration: I noticed that McDonalds has stopped using the “ammonium hydroxide and fatty beef offcuts” in their burgers: Is it true that they’ve cut out tha

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When Kids Eat Crap!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 2, 2012
Filed Under: Uncategorized

If you have at least half a brain in your head, you’re probably not surprised by the news out of England that a teenage girl who has lived for most of her life on McDonald’s chicken nuggets and freedom fries ended up i

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In McDefense of McRib

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | November 12, 2010
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Fellow Fitness Nerd Steve Edwards has been having a party over at his Straight Dope blog featuring something he likes to call “National People Behaving Badly Week.” I told him I’d plug it today, although frankly,

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Happy Meals: The Key to Immortality?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | August 27, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

From the “I wish I would have thought of this first” department, writer Joann Bruso decided to see what would happen if she bought a Happy Meal and let it sit on her office shelf for a year. Here’s how it turned

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Chicken McThrowdown!

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

Okay, I know I should probably write about this new study showing that abdominal fat increases mortality rates, but as I look it over, two words come to mind: BORING! Hey, scientist guys, we get it, okay? It’s bad to have a

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Happy Saint Fatrick’s Day!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 17, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

OMG! I love that headline! Sometimes, I rule! Anyway, I hope you’re all getting your Irish on, but before you get too jiggy with it, I thought I might share the nutrition facts for a small Shamrock Shake from McDonald’

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