Food Facts & Fallacies

Food Facts & Fallacies
You Are What You Eat

Sunday, November 9, 2014

FOOD FIGHT! Are The French Really Better?

French food!  Yay!

Ancient, elegant and delicious.

Learning, imitating and becoming French.

Beautifully served, upscale and slimming.

American food! Ugh!

Fast, greasy, fattening.
All American, simple, fried and easy.

Is this really the whole story?  In the attached  article, the author takes us through the history and debate regarding French = slim and American = Fat.   This is truly food for thought.

Enjoy it in good health.


Tuesday, November 4, 2014

MSG: Deadly or Doubtful?

Rumours abound in the field of nutrition; saturated fats were bad, then they were OK, now they're good for you.  Salt will kill you but now we're not getting enough.  Fat people are pigs, now..oops, it's chemistry not character (Fatheadtheblog.)

MSG has had a bad rap for years.  I love Chinese food but never got a headache from it.  Was I special?? Hell, no!   Here's the real truth of the matter:

Read it in good health.


Obesity: Fat, Failures & Fantasies

Whether 62% of Americans are fat or only 32% is not the issue.  You can sling statistics around like confetti and still not hit the right mark.  

In this great article by Tom Naughton, he takes the mystery out of obesity and lays it flat out.   Here is a picture of MeMe Roth:

Enjoy, think and eat well.