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Let Us Honor Ancel Keys, Our Patron, As We Cherry Pick Studies to Bash Fructose (Revised and Extended)

My apologies to anyone who received this in their RSS feed on Thursday as a teaser.  I have now revised and extended it to include several studies showing that diet-induced obesity can be achieved in rats and mice without using any sugar at all, and have included a clearer conclusion. Ancel Keys is best known …

New Fatty Liver Study Shows that Carbohydrate Restriction Causes Statistical Anomalies

A new study claims to show that carbohydrate restriction is superior to calorie restriction at improving fatty liver disease: Browning JD, Baker JA, Rogers T, Davis J, Satapati S, Burgess SC.  Short-term weight loss and hepatic triglyceride reduction: evidence of a metabolic advantage with dietary carbohydrate restriction.  Am J Clin Nutr. 2011 In this study …

My New Wise Traditions Article on Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

I have a new article on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease appearing in the outgoing issue of Wise Traditions, and the online version just went up on the web site: Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease — A Silent Epidemic of Nutritional Imbalance The article contains a lot of information that I’ve already posted on this blog, but …

Meeting the Choline Requirement — Eggs, Organs, and the Wheat Paradox

In several recent posts, I argued that most of us aren’t getting enough choline, and that the disappearance of choline-rich foods like liver and egg yolks from the modern diet is likely responsible for the silent epidemic of fatty liver disease that may be afflicting 70-100 million Americans.  If you missed them, you can find them …