For those who do not know, I use to run a nutrition and health website called Scientific Nutrition. While running this site, I came across intermittent fasting and in reviewing the literature, I thought it was a potentially useful behavioral trick for weight loss. However, I also found a variety of people making entirely nonsensical … Continue reading Why I Unpublished My Book
Scientific Nutrition Update 23: Coffee
This episode is all about one of my favorite drugs, coffee. Coffee is one of the most commonly consumed mind altering substances, full of a huge number of compounds with various health effects. Coffee seems to have pretty incredible health benefits, and seems quite safe. This is one you are going to want to share … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 23: Coffee
Scientific Nutrition Update 12: Beans and Heart Disease and Cancer and P Hacking
This is my single favorite episode of this podcast that I have ever made. In it I discuss a recent study about beans, and use it to explain some of the problems with nutritional science. Check this one out: Study here Script: For today’s episode we are going to talk about the magical fruit, that’s … Continue reading Scientific Nutrition Update 12: Beans and Heart Disease and Cancer and P Hacking
Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 1
So there is a new health documentary out on Netflix called What the Health and it is meant to be a treatise on the importance of diet for health. It's not exactly that. It is more accurately a beautifully done vegan propaganda film with shoddy science and even worse knowledge of how statistics work. I do … Continue reading Calling Bullshit: What the Health Part 1
Cancer Fasting: Could Fasting Prevent Cancer
UPDATE: I NO LONGER ENDORSE INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUE. PLEASE SEE HERE. Introduction to Intermittent Fasting Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss Intermittent Fasting and Diabetes Intermittent Fasting and Cardiovascular Health Intermittent Fasting and the Brain We have already done a good job of analyzing many of the potential health and physiological effects … Continue reading Cancer Fasting: Could Fasting Prevent Cancer
The Intermittent Fasting Brain
UPDATE: I NO LONGER ENDORSE INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUE. PLEASE SEE HERE. An Introduction to Intermittent Fasting Intermittent Fasting and Weight Loss Intermittent Fasting and Diabetes Intermittent Fasting and Cardiovascular Health We have already shown some of the interesting features of intermittent fasting. However, we are now trying to assess whether or … Continue reading The Intermittent Fasting Brain
Intermittent Fasting and Cardiovascular Health: Can IF help your heart?
Intermittent fasting may help rat and mice hearts, but can it be a secret weapon to help end human heart disease?
Intermittent Fasting and Diabetes: Can IF improve insulin sensitivity?
Type 2 diabetes is a diseases that kills many. Intermittent fasting has been indicated as a potential treatment, but does it stand up to scrutiny?
Intermittent Fasting as a Strategy for Weight Loss
UPDATE: I NO LONGER ENDORSE INTERMITTENT FASTING AS A WEIGHT LOSS TECHNIQUE. PLEASE SEE HERE. There is a lot of debate about the potential health benefits of intermittent fasting. There is a certain group of people who have become extraordinarily passionate about this technique and now believe it to be an almost universal cure-all. With … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting as a Strategy for Weight Loss
Alcohol and your Health: The Boozy Truth
Alcohol has been demonized as a poison with no benefits, but the truth seems to be much more complex, and it may actualy be good for your health.