Paleo Blogger Attacked for Dispensing Dietary Advice

Paleo Blogger Attacked for Dispensing Dietary AdvicePaleo blogger Steve Cooksey received a long, disturbing letter from the North Carolina Board of Dietetics/Nutrition. Because he blogs on the nutrition principles of the Paleo Diet, he was accused providing nutrition advice or nutrition counseling without a license.

The Board ordered Cooksey to take down the nutritional advice or face prosecution. They even prohibited him from offering free dietary advice to friends over the phone!

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Why Do I Overeat? [video]

Why Do I Overeat?Have you wondered, Why do I overeat? Dr. Robert Lustig, professor of pediatrics at the University of California, San Francisco, wondered the same thing.

He asked the questions:

  • Why do we eat more than we are supposed to?
  • Why are we eating more?
  • What happened to make us eat more?

As an endicrinologist, Dr. Lustig knows that a naturally-occurring hormone called leptin is supposed to regulate what we eat, and tell our brains when we’ve had enough. But somehow, people have become leptin-resistant. Is it possible overeating isn’t your fault? Perhaps you’ve been misled by being “sold” on eating the wrong foods.

Photo by pzado via sxc.

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Eliminating Sugar from your Diet? Ban These First!

Eliminating sugar from your diet? Check your tomato sauce label.If you’re eliminating sugar from your diet – you need to ban these 8 foods that have more sugar than a Twinkie! Sarah Klein at HuffPo brought us this list of 8 foods to cut from your diet if you’re seeking to slim down and gain greater health.

(Photo used by permission. Tomato Sauce by Tamorlan via wikimedia.)

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