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Two Weapons in your War on Nutritional Terror

by Denis Faye | August 31, 2012
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Everyone’s favorite toothless watchdog, the FDA, announced last week that it plans to look into consumer understanding of fortified foods. According to Food Navigator USA.com, the goal is to figure out whether people think u

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Natal Nerds Part III: Vitamins and Mineral in Vivo

by Denis Faye | August 3, 2012
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Yesterday, we talked carbs, protein and fat. Today, I’d like to look at vitamins and minerals. Is your #2 pencil sharpened and ready? Let’s begin. With a few exceptions, such as vitamins D, E, and K, micronutrient needs tend t

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Pig out. Work out. Gross out.

by Denis Faye | March 1, 2012
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A couple years ago, I took a friend for a surf lesson. While the waves weren’t big, it was a bit of a paddle out to the break, so she insisted on snarfing down a protein bar before heading out. I warned her against it. I exp

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Getting Saucy with Congress

by Denis Faye | November 28, 2011
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Dear Congress – I’m a little confused about something. I’m not sure whether to pity you for your ignorance or write you off as corrupt or some combination thereof. Could you please clarify this for me? Allow me t

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Fake fat makes rats fat. Imagine that.

by Denis Faye | June 28, 2011
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Good headline, huh? It’s like a line from a really bitter Dr. Seuss book. Anyway, today I’ve got an interesting, albeit not super conclusive study for y’all. Recently, researchers out of Purdue University discove

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The Nordic Diet: Beware of Vikings bearing Cabbage

by Denis Faye | May 10, 2011
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When I was a kid, Mother used to say, “Never trust a Viking.” Ever since, I’ve always made a point of being wary of fair, bearded, seafaring men bearing axes or large hammers. Until today. I just read a new study

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Pickle Juice: Not just for pickling anymore

by Denis Faye | November 5, 2010
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Although the Real Fitness Nerd already knew about most of these “secret” runner’s foods, this msnbc.com article is a cool little list of odd things endurance athletes consume in hopes of getting an edge. Pickle j

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Plan on conquering Athens? Eat a banana first!

by Denis Faye | June 7, 2010
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I believe it was the ancient Spartans who first asked the question, “Should we have a small snack before we conquer Aigitida? Or is it best to pillage on an empty stomach? After all, while we want to be at our blood-thirsty

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Lady reporter angry! Lady reporter smash nuts!

by Denis Faye | May 10, 2010
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For some reason, Reuters has it in for nuts. A new study out of Loma Linda University pooled 25 nut studies from across the globe to confirm that, yes, nuts are good for you! With the chirpy headline “Eating Nuts Lowers Chol

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Fresh: The Movie

by Denis Faye | March 5, 2010
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Fresh is in my mind the best of all the recent food movies. If we could make this film required viewing in our schools it would change the world, and along the way take the biggest single bite out of our obesity epidemic of any mo

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