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Gluten-Free Diet Scam – New Book

By: | Comments Off on Gluten-Free Diet Scam – New Book | On: July 12, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, Health Alert, Marketing

Gluten-Free Diet Cover

Wake up American! The wool is once again being pulled over your eyes again by one of the biggest diet scams of the 21st century—the gluten-free diet. Oven 60 percent of Americans have fallen for this scam hook, line, and sinker just like fad low carb and low fat diets.... more

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Ancient Grains

By: | Comments Off on Ancient Grains | On: May 4, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, General Information, Health Benefits, Marketing

White Quinoa

More and more products are made and marketed with ancient grains. It’s used on products made with quinoa, amaranth, spelt and other grains grown and harvested for thousands of years. Advocates of ancient grains fail to tell you is that wheat, corn, and rice have also been harvested for thousands... more

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Organic Tortilla Chips

By: | Comments Off on Organic Tortilla Chips | On: April 28, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, General Information, Health Benefits, Marketing, Organic Junk Foods

Organic Tortilla Chips

It was only a matter of time when the demand for organic products was high enough to beginning marketing and sell what amounts to organic junk foods. During the low fat diet craze of the 1980s, manufactures couldn’t flood supermarket shelves fast enough with “low fat”, processed foods; cookies, cakes, ice... more

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Facts and Fantasies About Chia Seeds

By: | Comments Off on Facts and Fantasies About Chia Seeds | On: April 24, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, General Information, Health Benefits, Marketing

Bowl of chia seeds

Want to lose weight, boost your energy level, and be a stud or goddess in bed? Add miracle chia seeds to your daily diet. That was a recent claim by  a “nutrition expert.” Just add a tablespoon of chia seeds to your smoothie or oatmeal and you can expect miracles. Chia... more

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Myths About Grass-Fed Beef

By: | Comments Off on Myths About Grass-Fed Beef | On: April 21, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, General Information, Marketing

USDA Choice Ribeye Beef Steaks

A local “farmers market”, actually more like a grocer posing as a proprietor of healthier foods, heavily markets it’s “all natural” grass-fed beef. Cattle raised on grass instead of corn has fewer calories due to less fat and saturated fat. Grass-fed beef also has more conjugated linoleum acid (CLA), a “good... more

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Where’s The Apple In Apple Turnovers

By: | Comments Off on Where’s The Apple In Apple Turnovers | On: April 16, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Games Stores Play, General Information, Marketing

Supermarket Bakery Apple Turnover

Years ago a popular ad had a little old lady asking, “Where’s the beef?” in her hamburger that was more bun then burger. The same is true today. A recent supermarket ad had 4 apple or cherry turnovers for $2.99. The turnovers are pictured stuffed with apple and cherry filling.... more

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Natural Dietary Fiber Versus Processed Fibers

By: | Comments Off on Natural Dietary Fiber Versus Processed Fibers | On: April 7, 2015 | Category : Diet, Dieting, Fiber, Marketing

Assorted Decorated Cupcakes

The Standard American Diet (SAD) of meat, potatoes, refined sugar and flour, and processed foods is low in dietary fiber which has been linked to colon cancer and other digestive conditions. A popular marketing tool is claiming products are high in fiber providing 30% or more of the recommended daily requirement.... more

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Do Carbs Cause Dementia?

By: | Comments Off on Do Carbs Cause Dementia? | On: February 12, 2015 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Diet, Dieting, General Information, Marketing, Mediterranean Diet

Homemade Yeast Dinner Rolls

I am becoming more and more skeptical of reports, best selling books, diet plans, and dietary supplements that claim to be the magic bulletin to cure all. Carbohydrates, better known as carbs, are now responsible for a series of ills including dementia which has become as feared in the United... more

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Eat More, Exercise Less, and Lose Weight

By: | Comments Off on Eat More, Exercise Less, and Lose Weight | On: January 24, 2015 | Category : Diet, Dieting, General Information, Marketing

What person needing to lose 20, 40, 80, or more pounds  does’t want to hear they can eat more, exercise less, and still lose all the weight they want? It is dieting utopia. This bogus philosophy has been promoted for decades. Want to con someone into trying your diet product... more

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Top 10 Nutrition Myths

By: | Comments Off on Top 10 Nutrition Myths | On: December 30, 2014 | Category : Caveat Emptor, Marketing

Here is my 2014 list for the top 10 nutrition myths. Myth No. 1 Margarine is High in Unhealthy Trans Fats Margarine has fallen out of favor after medical research documented health risks of eating too much trans fatty acids (trans fat) produced by hydrogenating vegetable oils to produce soft... more

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