Tag: carbohydrates

Can removing carbs completely improve your running? Check out this NY Post article.

Can removing carbs completely from your training diet improve your running? Check out this NY Post article. How do you train for your half or full marathon.  Remember the idea of carb-loading? Apparently, there may be a counterpoint to this method that yields better results, better times and more energy to use to complete your runs. Dr. Stephen Phinney, who co-authored “The Art and Science of Low Carbohydrate Performance” and has spent decades studying the diets of endurance athletes believes that research supports a ketogenic diet is better than a carbohydrate heavy diet when it comes to running. Check out Read More »

Weight loss surgery; before investing thousands on expensive and risky surgeries, do this first according to the NY Times

Weight loss surgery; before investing thousands on expensive and risky surgeries, do this first according to the NY Times Obesity is a huge problem in our country.  Many of us have tried different weight loss regimens only to find out that either the weight does not come off easily or no matter how we try, we still go back to our own compulsions with food, with its bad habits. There is growing evidence that carbohydrates are at the root of the problem.  There is growing evidence that the problem with obesity has a lot to do with carbohydrate addiction which Read More »

Bad carb; good carb and the cancer connection according to Popular Science

Bad carb; good carb and the cancer connection according to Popular Science What should we eat and what should we stay away from.  In general, eating healthy and in moderation works well and the Mediterranean diet seems to work best. If you believe and follow all the studies, you would not know what to do but there is a growing body of evidence that sugar from food that has the wrong types of carbs will feed cancer cells. This article suggests that the bad carbs, like the refined sugars and refined wheat is most likely to increase our cancer risk. Read More »