What Science Is Behind the Specific Carbohydrate Diet?
Steamed veggies, prepared without salt, are another smart choice. In my Pre-Matt days, I no doubt would have given that one a try as well—ha. No one really knows how much vegetables to give to a dog. Matt, if you think Don Matesz is hilarious check out his wife Tracy. All the stuff I always loves and ate growing-up.
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That people are encouraging it is sickening. This is a great and really interesting article. Most of us want to be healthy, and want to take as much advice as possible, but we have to remember that not all advice is good advice. I actually started laughing out loud at this part. Given the choice between white flour and refined sugar or lemon juice and a few oats, I know what I would choose. Yeah, you can have your choice, but at the end of the day, there is still no scientific veracity to detox.
Go ahead and try to prove it. How is that offensive? But whatever, not that important… 3 Great article! When people do this, and a LOT of people do, it makes restaurant staff not take real food allergies seriously. Pulling bullshit like this can harm people with allergies. This is all stuff I carry with me everywhere I go. I blame the people who lie about allergies who have caused this jaded attitude among restaurant workers.
The only way to really protect myself now is to simply never eat out. It is only an issue for people with Celiac Disease, though it has been known to help people with Irritable Bowel Syndrome as well. But to go and trumpet it around like it is so important infuriates me.
When I go to a restaurant, I ask specifically for a dish to be served with no nuts because I do not like then. I do speak up when they make a mistake and served my dish with peanuts when I said no nuts as they could have killed someone. I also ask for cheddar cheese when available as I am lactose intolerant and might have forgotten to bring a lactase supplement.
I doubt there are a lot of restaurants with rice or corn made bread for which to have a hamburger or sandwich. It really shrinks down the menu choices for you.
I find your celiac and opinion at odds. If everyone claimed to have celiac sensitivity restaurants would be forced to do away with flour which is probably a good thing for everyone. Much as I hate Food Babe, there is some possible scientific merit to the concept of a hour fast. I actually just read about an experiment a couple of days ago that the Salk Institute performed on lab mice. The New York Times wrote an article about it:. The basic idea is that even with the mice consuming the same amount of calories, when their foot intake period was limited to hours of the day, the limited mice experienced benefits including weight loss and stabilization.
Thank you so much for debunking BS like this. We need more ppl like you. As a mental health practitioner, Her website has so many red flags. For example, The Food Babe has essentially declared over foods, products, companies, restaurants, etc. When I look at her website, all I see are restrictions, restrictions, and more restrictions.
Many of the characteristics of this are similar to someone with OCD. In addition, I am worried for those that stumble across her page or are her devout followers and take her word as the complete and utter truth. This is nothing more than a manifesto and in my eyes, preys on those who lack critical thinking skills and the ability to form opinions for themselves.
You can either disprove a hypothesis or garner evidence to support your claim. What stands firm however, is that a claim can always be refuted. Science does not rest on its laurels, it is ever changing: A paradigm shift is healthy and is expected in science. To be so sure of something and to assert that you know the ultimate truth means you have lost the overarching spirit of science. If anything, she could really use a course in logic, because her blog is filled with logical fallacies and pseudoscience.
I agree with her that transparency is important, but the methodology in which she is doing it may be causing more harm than good…and that is what terrifies me. There is nothing warm and fuzzy that I can discern from this woman. The way I interpreted her blog is that food is dangerous and unless you listen to me and follow my rules, your body will shut down on you. So much shaming and fear mongering, yet little empowerment…and that bothers me, both as a human and a mental health professional.
I thought she full of crap! I figured she is trying to stay thin, young and pretty by doing whatever it takes. She used the book and people who are dumb enough to believe what she writes. I despised her blog—it was super long and irritating. In fact, I found her to be irritating!! She was way over the top with enthusiasm about what she thought was bad food which turned out to be every food we eat. So what is left-growing our own food in cartons at home? I mean Food Baby, by the way, not facebook, but that too.
There was a stage of my life where I was absolutely terrified to eat anything. Throughout this period I was eating nothing but tiny handfuls of organic raw spinach with a few drops of apple cider vinegar.
I personally doubt these bloggers realise just how much they can influence their followers, and I really doubt they hold any true malice within their cause money making on the other hand…. But there does need to be some awareness that this constant misinformation really can impact those who are vulnerable. But I did just release a song on youtube about it: But I am defending fasting.
Anyway, the Fasting is a thing and there are studies and science behind it. How Intermittent Fasting is NOT pro-anorexia is you still consume the same number of calories in that feeding window. I just want to point out a few things, though; refining flour strips it of its nutrients and extruding it renders it toxic. So, in a way, processed flour does ruin your health.
I think definitions are one of the integral issues causing the spread of misinformation, especially in the health sector.
The problem is that this type of communication ends up being more accessible, but ambiguous, ill-defined, and usually incorrect. I mean, only relatively recently have studies even shown the differentiated effects of intermittent fasting on male and female hormone production, and by following the insights of clinical research I had been potentially harming my body.
Perhaps if more time was taken to define concepts in a way that is very easy to understand and implement, less people would follow the claims of pseudoscience. She has studied and protested, she made some of the ingredients in fast food joints less fattening, and less likely to kill you. Ive listened to you on podcasts. Your work is entertaining. I grew up in the 90s and we punished ourselves with mashing, fasting, binging, smoking. It s a way of testing limits to get attention, irresponsible behavior instead of asking for help.
But then we went to college, got cars and lost teenage low self esteem! I was aghast to see pro anorexia site. You should watch men, woem and children. Its about communication and disconnect between dparents and kids bc of the internet. I work in occupational therapy, which at its core believes that people are healthy when then are productive at work, volunteering, recreation, etc.
Chowbabe should join a kniting group. Those people are detail oriented. I have so many sarcastic comments I want to crack and pointed points about how ageing is part and parcel of being alive, not some reversible process to be fought with the bad troppes of youth-obsessed culture….
Thank you for putting this up here. I currently am in recovery from anorexia and articles like these show me that anorexia is NOT worth being thin. Im worth it but anorexia is not. I have no idea what a guru of hippie-cum is, sounds disgusting , but I love it! My daughter 8yrs was asked if she was anorexic by another child at school! She had to ask me what anorexic is? She was born 5 weeks early and just over 4Ib so very little and still looks very little but is right in the middle of the deemed correct weight for her age and hight.
As an anorexic in recovery you either are practicing or not- I finally chose life about years ago now. I am truly appalled by this, having trolled pro-ana websites in my teens, and you are so very right. There is no difference between the two and I would never recommend such a book to anyone, nor the behaviors and self esteem killing thoughts.
I can only hope she can overcome this toxic thinking mental detox, yo! The Food Babe blocked me on Twitter and Facebook for posting links to your articles. While the FoodBabe is full of crap, having a hour overnight fast is the minimum for decent health. Look up the studies on PubMed about insulin resistance, general health, and overnight fasting.
Is more than that better? Please read about autophagy and its role in certain forms of cancer and some drivers of aging. Grain-sourced fiber increases several good outcomes over fruit-based and even vegetable-based fiber. I have to admit that the last was a surprise to me! In moderation, they, like saturated animal fats, are probably just fine, but few people eat sugar whether from honey, fruit juice, table sugar, agave nectar, maple syrup, or any other source in moderation.
Healthy food is very important for health. This food gives us energy through out the day. I suggest, start every day with warm lemon water and a green tea. Did you know that your fast food contain a chemicals? We must eat fast food occasionlly. You all shon the disease yet do you not realize it is all the control some people have, to own their weight, after an abusive marriage with divorce or loss of a job?
It is cruel intent at best. My commenting was for pure defense, so dispute is not welcome from someone who counts the numbers, therefore remain kind and pass. Fasting short term is actually a healthy way to lose weight. It raises your HGH levels and prevents muscle loss. Just search fasting HGH to find oodles of results and scientific studies. And you will lose weight doing it. The trick is to not OVERdo it. I do the every other day fast.
Variations on this are what you have described above Intermittent fasting. Probably 10 of that was water, but I digress. Avoiding sugar and flour would drive me nuts. If you fast you eat less calories, but keep burning them. Its the calorie count that matters not so much the fasting, they just coincide. I visited that MPA site. This site is full of people who enable each other in their mental illness, and there are rules in place so you cannot be critical of anything any of them say or do.
It is also a dangerous place for people who are ill, impressionable, or just ignorant or poorly informed. How many people come to find help and end up with problems?
I am afraid to find out. Especially impressionable teens who are bombarded with unrealistic images from media, etc. How can sites that are dangerous like these are be taken down?
I am not sure how a site full of anorexics telling each other how to make themselves even sicker, and closer to actually dying is helpful in any way. They actually cheer each other on in their starvation. They think they are so cagey duping family and friends into thinking that they are eating more than they are.
The Food Babe is certainly a stepping stone towards this sort of destructive and ill advised life style. The pro suicide site are also disgusting. I could sometimes just weep for the stupidity of some of my fellow humans, and then angry that some of them because of ignorance, or more likely, with people like Food Babe, to take advantage of the gullible, and the ill.
She wants their money, and their adulation. She is sickness and ignorance clothed in a pretty smile. I heard her speak in Portland last year. There were other speakers, who are authors and great doers all. She stood out from them by being their inferior. I cannot imagine her being asked back. She is breathtakingly ignorant. My favorites were her saying that aircraft put you in a pressurized environment.
They fly at 30, feet and pressurize to 8, feet, lower pressure than Denver. And she said aircraft mix 50 percent nitrogen into the air! The gods beat her to it with 80 percent. Although I am an aircraft mechanic, no one needs to be one to perceive her abysmal ignorance. Her speech was unworthy of a seventh-grade girl pissed off at the world for not making her more popular. So what was wrong with my last comment? The one about hearing her speak? Second, you do know a significant number of people work in the service industry, right?