Macronutrients

Is Saturated Fat a Good Guy or a Bad Guy? Part One

September 22, 2017 |

These days it is commonplace to see headlines in the media proclaiming “Butter is Back” or “Why Full-Fat Dairy May be Better Than Low-Fat” and book titles like “Eat Bacon, Don’t Jog: Get Strong. Get Lean. No Bullshit.” (1,2,3,4,5). What is happening here? We have believed for decades that consuming too much saturated fat leads…

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Where Do I Get My Protein (and Incidentally My Fiber)?

June 30, 2017 |

This is without a doubt the most common question asked about plant-based diets….and no wonder. Protein bars and drinks are available everywhere, advertised to provide boosts in protein that are touted to prevent fatigue and provide energy for exercise, to help recover from a workout and rebuild damaged muscle fibers. The disquieting thing is that…

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