The following articles include a discussion of junk food and its impact on your health.
Infant Formula: How and Why to Make Your Own
Infant formula is 98% ultra-processed oil, sugar, and protein powder. Homemade infant formula can help a child thrive in many of the same ways as breast fed babies.
Why is Junk Food Bad for Your Health? It’s the FAT (mostly) but NOT the Saturated Fat
Processed food can make us fat, but it may have effects that are more profound, including the disruption of facial geometry.
Is the Coronavirus Racist?
Why do African Americans die from COVID at roughly twice the rate of whites? The mainstream media pundits won’t bring up anything immediately actionable by a single individual.
Dr. Cate on Real Time with Bill Maher
4 Minute Read In case you missed it, last week I spoke to Bill Maher on HBO’s Real Time to impeach the poster boy of the junk food/pharmaceutical-industrial complex—seed oils (aka vegetable oils). I also threw down a challenge: If anyone in America has been diligently avoiding vegetable oils for five years and got hit…
Are Products with Soy Lecithin Safe to Eat? (Like Chocolate & Ice Cream)
Table of ContentsPage Content:What is Lecithin and why is it in so many foods?Is soy lecithin bad (high PUFA)? What about Sunflower?How much soy lecithin is there in chocolate, ice cream and other products?Should I avoid chocolate or other foods that contain soy lecithin?What about other problems with soy like GMOs and phytoestrogens?What is Lecithin…
Can You Really Cook with Olive Oil?
The whole concept of smoke point may have been created by the edible oil industry to sell us their cheap, flavorless and (now we know) unfortunately quite toxic products.
Migraine Headache Diet Treatments that Work: Cut Your PUFA Consumption
Today’s post will review two very interesting articles using very different sounding but actually similar strategies to improve migraine pain, low-fat vegan, versus targeted omega-3/omega-6 rebalancing
Birth Month and Autism Risk
An astute reader of Deep Nutrition points out the connection between holiday season indulgences in high carb and vegetable oil rich foods and increased risk of autism.
Vegetable Oil and Sugar Block Fat Burn and Mitochondrial Function
In 2017, mainstream medicine has taken giant step towards science backed advice. Meanwhile, sports nutrition still espouses that sugar is the best fuel for athletes, that low carb diets deplete glycogen stores, and that polyunsaturated fats are the healthy kind of fat.
Making veggies look bad
If you are someone with heart disease, or are at risk for heart disease or simply want to make the right nutritional choices, this article will help you understand how statisticians have misled us into being afraid of natural saturated fats, and fats in general.
Deep Nutrition Made Simple: START HERE
As a doctor, I’ve discovered that most chronic conditions occur because two thirds of our calories come either toxic seed oils or blood sugar elevating carbohydrates and sweets. These are themain ingredients in junk food. But many products containing these same unhealthy ingredients are disguised as health foods.
Foods High in Fat are GOOD for You for These Five Reasons
It seems counterintuitive that we need to eat (natural) fats to burn fat, but we do. You are what you eat, but that’s not the whole story! Many people on a low-fat diet lose their ability to burn fat, though they can still store it very effectively.
Anthony Bourdain Calls Fellow Celeb Chef “Dangerous”
In his interview with TV Guide, Bourdain said, “the worst, most dangerous person to America is clearly Paula Deen. She revels in unholy connections with evil corporations and she’s proud of the fact that her food is f—ing bad for you.”
As expected, most of the media response has focused on Paula Deen’s love of butter (as well as sugar and deep-fried foods). But they’re missing Bourdain’s larger point.
Can Arterial Disease be Reversed?
The old model describes arteries as so many mechanical tubes that have no way to protect themselves from the inevitable clogging that comes from the consumption of cholesterol and saturated fat. The other, new model sees arteries as living dynamic tissue that, in the context of a healthy diet, is capable of growth, repair, and rising to the challenge of rigorous exercise.
In Spite of Constant Nagging, American’s Don’t Eat Greens
Little wonder people eat fewer veggies than starches and sweets. Even though we all know they’re great for us, they’re more expensive and making them taste their best requires time and the use of natural fats, which we keep hearing over and over are bad for us.
Does Caloric Restriction Prolong Life?
You may have heard Oprah’s Dr. Oz talking about an amazing new diet that, he claims, might allow us to live 150 years. I noticed that Dr. Oz seemed to be doing his best to highlight the benefits of this diet and downplay any risks, though he wasn’t following the diet himself – and I…
Insulin Resistance, Diabetes, and the Metabolic Vicious Cycle
Many people believe diabetes (type 2) is incurable if they have a family history. Learn how diet can cause diabetes or cure your diabetes.