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Post tagged as 'Studies'

Red wine for weight loss? You talkin’ to me?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | February 10, 2015
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

There’s nothing more chilling than watching a bunch of public relations pimps go all Harvey Keitel on a sweet, innocent Jodie Foster of a scientific study. It seriously makes me want to shave myself a mohawk, pack some hea

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Getting wishy washy about breakfast!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 8, 2014
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

Ever since civilization entered beta testing, we’ve been pondering certain fitness and nutrition questions. If I drink just a little more of this fermented fruit juice, what could possibly go wrong? Does this animal skin/to

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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. The researchers took samples from two

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A War on Breakfast? Seriously?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 14, 2013
Filed Under: Studies A Go-Go

Holy Flip Flop, Batman! Now they’re telling us we don’t need to eat a morning meal! The New York Times Well blog reported earlier this week on a new report dispelling the importance of breakfast for weight loss. New

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Hershey Highway to Hell

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | March 29, 2012
Filed Under: Uncategorized, What The Hell Is That?

Time for a little tough love, Fitness Nerd style. If you think eating chocolate will help you in your struggle with weight loss, you’re deluded. I know, I know, there’s that new study in the Archives of Internal Medici

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Carb Fasting Fantasy Study?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | December 21, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Happy hump day, Nerd Herd! There’s been a request at The Real Fitness Nerd HQ to have a looky-loo at a diet comparison presented this month at the CTRC-AACR San Antonio Breast Cancer Symposium: (British researcher Michelle H

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Bungee Jumping Turkeys!

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 28, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Have you ever wondered why, when you jump from a high place, the impact doesn’t cause your legs to crumple up accordion-style, turning you into a hat and feet like in the cartoons? Probably not, but I’ve put a lot more

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Is Losing Weight Slowly Worth The Wait?

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | September 23, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

Here’s a positively awesome article from The New York Times about proper diet and exercise strategies for prolonged weight-loss. New research from The Lancet debunks the whole Cult of The Magic 3500 Calories by stating that

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The Nordic Diet: Beware of Vikings bearing Cabbage

by Denis Faye - The Nutrition Nerd | May 10, 2011
Filed Under: Uncategorized

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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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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