Where did calorie labels come from and are they wrong?

Studies suggest that calorie counts are inaccurate, especially for raw and unprocessed foods. To understand the modern calorie counting system, we have to go back to the late 19th century, when Wilbur Atwater sat in his Connecticut lab and burned a bunch of food. Then he weighed some human feces and urine. The burning told him the…

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Why skipping breakfast will make you fatter and less healthy

by: Ethan A. Huff Remembering to eat a hearty, healthy breakfast every morning before starting your day just might make all the difference in determining your likelihood of becoming overweight, ill, or both. A recent study out of Imperial College London (ICL) found that breakfast really does seem to be the most important meal of the day,…

Journal 10.11.2012

So my addiction is food, I know how stupid that sounds and laughed at the idea when it was first said it to me. But it is true. It sucks cause no one ever says you should not eat its bad for you. Or that as much as you try not to think about it…

The evolutionary approach to weight loss and good health

by: Eric Hunter Studies show that people eating “ancestral diets” maintain excellent health and low body fat. Some of these healthy societies have a high carbohydrate intake while others get the majority of their calories from fat. Typically, people living closer to equator have usually gotten more of their energy from carbohydrates, while fat is…