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20 12, 2012

Diets Come and Diets Go: What’s the Magic Bullet? You.

By |2012-12-20T07:00:39-05:00December 20th, 2012|Uncategorized, Weight Management|Comments Off on Diets Come and Diets Go: What’s the Magic Bullet? You.

Oh how things have changed. Or have they? When it comes to the field of nutrition, we are fortunate to have extensive research performed over the past two decades that makes a good case for diet's relationship to disease. Heart disease, diabetes, and some forms of cancer have [...]

2 10, 2012

Are You Going to FNCE? Philadelphia, here we come!

By |2012-10-02T12:03:19-04:00October 2nd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Are You Going to FNCE? Philadelphia, here we come!

The Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics will be holding its annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition (aka FNCE, or "Fen-cee") in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania beginning this weekend. Over 10,000 registered dietitians, registered diet technicians, and other food and nutrition professionals will come together to share, learn and explore [...]

28 06, 2012

New Study: We May be Able to Remove Fructose from the Dr. Evil list…

By |2012-06-28T15:46:40-04:00June 28th, 2012|Uncategorized|Comments Off on New Study: We May be Able to Remove Fructose from the Dr. Evil list…

There has been so much buzz over sugar this year, particularly fructose. Fructose is found naturally in fruit and is a monosaccharide found in both sucrose and high fructose corn syrup (each are about 50% fructose, and 50% glucose). A new study shows that consuming excessive calories is [...]

3 05, 2012

Summary: Fructose, Sucrose and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Relevant Scientific Findings and Health Implications

By |2022-11-08T15:21:38-05:00May 3rd, 2012|Food Facts, Uncategorized|1 Comment

The Experimental Bio 2012 session, Fructose, Sucrose and High Fructose Corn Syrup: Relevant Scientific Findings and Health Implications, provided me with some important takeaways which I have listed here. Each of the five speakers had a chance to present their take on the biochemistry and potential health implications [...]