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Health and Nutrition

Does Fat Have a Mind of Its Own?

There is so much information, quasi-information, and just plain bad information out there about fat. We would all like to know how it works, how we can control it, and just how much our genes have to do with it. What are we to believe, and what are we supposed to do? Recently I came…

Health and Nutrition

Does Lack of Sleep Make You Fat?

Ever hear that you burn more fat when you sleep? This is kind of true. What it means is that when you are just lying around, your body does not need to burn as many carbohydrates, which are there as a QUICK source of energy. Obviously, when you are asleep, there is nothing particularly quick…

Health and Nutrition

The Secret Life of Fat

There is so much information, quasi-information, and just plain bad information out there about fat. We would all like to know how it works, how we can control it, and just how much our genes have to do with it. What are you to believe, and what are you supposed to do? Recently I came…