Once again I’m posting one small section from Dr. Michael Greger’s excellent book “How Not to Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease which I HIGHLY recommend buying and reading. What About All the Sugar in Fruit? There are a few popular diets out there that urge people to stop eating fruits… Read More Friday Facts: Isn’t Fruit Full of Sugar?
The below is from Dr. Michael Greger’s excellent book, “How Not To Die: Discover the Foods Scientifically Proven to Prevent and Reverse Disease“. A lot of this information was new to me, and I thought I would share it. Fun fact: The United States has less than 5 percent of the world’s population, but 30%… Read More Friday Facts: ED = Early Death (and why you may wish to stock up on pistachios)
So, this is another long-ish excerpt from Dr. Michael Greger’s excellent book: “How Not To Die“. He makes a big point in his book about giving all the content on his website, nutritionfacts.org, out for free so I hope he will not mind that I am including these long excerpts. I was inspired to post… Read More Friday Facts: Diet and Prostate Cancer
Since I decided not to have any Easter candy at Easter dinner, I wanted to try to offer my guests something that looked as candy-like as possible, and melon balls were it. I made little fruit kabobs out of them — but sadly forgot to take a picture of the final product. Below is a pic… Read More Melon Balls and Tulips
Some fun facts about nuts from Dr. Michael Greger’s excellent book “How Not to Die.” This book has lots of information about specific foods — I highly recommend it! women at high risk for heart disease who ate nuts or a tablespoon of peanut butter five or more days a week appeared to nearly halve their… Read More Friday Facts: The Power of Nuts
A handy reference chart: Type of Nut # of Nuts in 1-ounce Calories Almonds 22 170 Brazil nuts 6 to 8 185 Cashews 18 160 Hazelnuts 20 175 Macadamias 10 to 12 200 Peanuts 18 165 Pecan halves 20 200 Pistachios (shelled) 47 160 Walnut halves 14 185