Saturated Fat – No Biological Shutoff

The October issue of Scientific American presents the article, “Lard Lesson: Why Fat Lubricates Your Appetite.” In the article it looks at the possible connection between saturated fat in the diet and obesity.

The article banner states, “Saturated fats dull the brain’s response to key appetite hormones, an effect useful in our evolutionary past during […]

Healthy Snacks – Nuts

In my classes, I recommend to students ways to incorporate healthy snacks in to their day. Of course, these snacks replace the less healthy snacks and are not additional snacks. Once such snack that’s easy to carry is walnuts, almonds, or other nuts; as long as you do not have nut allergies. Nuts are touted […]