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Chocolate Bomb Bars

These healthy bars will blast you with chocolate from several directions! Look for cacao nibs in health food stores, Whole Foods Market, or at If unavailable, the bars are still delicious without them. These bars contain around 4-5 grams … Continue reading

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Jelly beans and ice cream

What if I said: “Eliminate all wheat from your diet and replace it with all the jelly beans and ice cream you want.” That would be stupid, wouldn’t it? Eliminate one rotten thing in diet–modern high-yield, semi-dwarf wheat products that … Continue reading

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HDL 80 mg/dl

More and more people in my clinic are showing HDL cholesterol values of 80 mg/dl or higher, males included. Think about it: Nationwide, average HDL for males is 42 mg/dl and for females 52 mg/dl. Even though these average values … Continue reading

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Just who is “Real Facts 2000″?

This is an example of what seems to be developing over at, posted as a “book review”: The author has no credentials, no credibility, just a small cult of terribly misinformed followers. Don’t be fooled by the high volume … Continue reading

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An open letter to the Grain Foods Foundation

Readers: Please feel free to reproduce and disseminate this letter any way you see fit. To: Ms. Ashley Reynolds 490 Bear Cub Drive Ridgway, CO 81432 Phone: 617.226.9927 Ms. Reynolds: I am writing in response to the press release … Continue reading

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Sugar Nation

Former Men’s Health editor, Jeff O’Connell, has just released his new book, Sugar Nation. Back in 2009, Jeff contacted me to obtain some background insights into diabetes and its relationship with diet. He recently sent me a copy of his … Continue reading

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Wheat Belly coming to bookstores!

Anyone following the conversations on these pages know that I have some very serious concerns about this thing being sold to us called “wheat”–cause it ain’t wheat! It is the result of incredible genetics shenanigans inflicted on this plant, mostly … Continue reading

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Calling all super-duper weight losers!

Have you lost at least 1/2 your weight, e.g., 300 lbs down to 150 lbs? If you have, I have a major national magazine editor looking to talk to you. If you have gone wheat-free and/or followed the dietary advice … Continue reading

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Baby your pancreas

There it is, sitting quietly tucked under your diaphragm, nestled beneath layers of stomach and intestines, doing its job of monitoring blood sugar, producing insulin, and secreting the digestive enzymes that allow you to convert a fried egg, tomato, or … Continue reading

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Dreamfields pasta is wheat

An active question on the blogosphere and elsewhere is whether Dreamfields pasta is truly low-carb. Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt of Diet Doctor detailed his high blood glucose experience with it. Jimmy Moore of Livin’ La Vida Low Carb had a similar experience, observing … Continue reading

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