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Ignore the bacteria behind the curtain!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | July 15, 2015
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

If I told you that your mind is controlled by bacteria in your gut, you’d probably wonder if I also believe Elvis is still alive and that your¬†FitBit contains government microchips tracking your every move.¬†Well, hold on t

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You’re not a "food addict." You’re a "crappy food addict."

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | April 5, 2011
Filed Under: A Little Advice...

Until recently, I found the notion of “food addiction” to be a load of horse poop. But after reading David Kessler’s book, The End of Overeating, I started wavering. Kessler’s theory is that food manufactur

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Food Addicts Unite!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | January 7, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

You can get addicted to just about anything. From what I understand, that’s the basic point of Alcoholics Anonymous, replacing one dependency with another considerably more benign dependency. People close to George W. Bush c

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A Dimebag of donuts?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 29, 2010
Filed Under: Uncategorized

There’s a new study out indicating that bacon might be the new crack. From CNN: In the study, published in the journal Nature Neuroscience, Kenny and his co-author studied three groups of lab rats for 40 days. One of the gro

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The definitive answer as to why you ate that second slice of yule log.

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | December 28, 2009
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Welcome back. If you’re reading this, it means you probably just emerged from your holiday meal-induced sugar coma and you’re ready to leap back into the world of fitness and nutrition. I don’t want to kick a dog

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Hibernation for better living.

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

Following up on CBS’s recent eating disorder endorsement, CNN has published a really cool summary of reasons people overeat. All the usual suspects are here. Lack of sleep causes hormone issues. Stress messes with your corti

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