Off the cuff articles about health
The fallacy of exercise - a series.
This will be an open article and basically an opinion that will try to answer a few items on my mind about our health and how it is addressed in the transportation industry. Click to read more...
Successful Weight Control
It's not just cutting calories
Eating less, or cutting back on fat in your diet, won't keep the weight off. What you really need to do is strike a good balance between the number of calories you consume and the number you burn. Click to read more...
The Mainstream Media Should Never be Trusted For Nutrition Information
The mainstream media is part of the reason for all the nutrition confusion out there.
These stories often get a lot of attention, but when you look past the headlines and read the actual studies, you find that they are taken way out of context.It seems like every week there is a new study making headlines, often contradicting another study that came out just a few months earlier.
In many cases, there are other higher quality studies that directly contradict the media frenzy (which rarely get mentioned).
Meat Does Not Rot in Your Colon
It is completely false that meat rots in the colon.
The human body is well equipped to digest and absorb all the important nutrients found in meat.
The protein gets broken down in the stomach by stomach acids, then the rest of it gets broken down in the small intestine by powerful digestive enzymes.
All the fats, proteins and nutrients are then moved past the digestive wall and into the body. There is simply nothing left to “rot” in the colon.