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 […]

Red Wine

Over the 4th of July weekend, someone mentioned that drinking red wine is health for you. The discussion revolved around resveratrol, an antioxidant found in red wine. In my Wellness course, I lecture that according to the Dietary Guidelines for Americans, drinking in moderation is defined as having no more than 1 drink per day […]