“Higher carbohydrate intake can have more adverse effects on key atherogenic lipoproteins (eg, increase the apolipoprotein B-to-apolipoprotein A1 ratio) than can any natural fats….Robust data from observational studies support a harmful effect of refined, high glycaemic load carbohydrates on mortality.” – Andrew Menta and Salim Yusuf, writing in The Lancet Public Health 2018.
Seeds are our most durable and concentrated foods. – Harold McGee, in On Food and Cooking
To shrink belly fat, get off the couch! To lower triglycerides and liver fat, replace some carbs with nuts, fish, and other unsaturated fats.
The cornerstone of treatment for conditioned hypereating is developing the capacity to refuse the cue’s invitation to the brain. Intervention begins with the knowledge that we have a moment of choice – but only a moment – to recognize what is about to happen and do something else instead.
Science is making it more and more clear that we will sustain our behavior better when we’ve determined how we’re going to go about changing it and fitting it into our lives — as opposed to having someone just tell you what to do.