This Week In Wellness research by the Obesity Policy Coalition has found that over ¾ of the tested ready made foods for toddlers exceeded the World Health Organisations proposed guidelines for sugar consumption in a result that Health Minister Mark Butler described as “shocking”. https://www.abc.net.au/news/2022-12-08/toddler-food-products-failing-sugar-guidelines-research/101749342
This Week In Wellness Dr. David Ludwig, Endocrinologist at Boston Children’s Hospital and Professor at Harvard Medical School has published a paper with the bold claim that over consuming processed carbs rather than overeating is the primary cause of the worldwide obesity crisis. https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2021/09/210913135729.htm https://academic.oup.com/ajcn/advance-article/doi/10.1093/ajcn/nqab270/6369073
This Week In Wellness research published in the journal Science has shown that humans consumed high carb roasted potatoes as long ago as 170,000 years and that it may have played a significant role in our evolution. While some proponents of the ‘Paleo Diet’ recommend followers cut out carbs in favour of high protein or… Continue reading TWIW 44: A true Paleo diet includes carbs
This Week In Wellness research suggests that a diet low in protein and high in carbohydrates may be the key to living a long life, despite the fact that they led to weight gain and that previous idea on the benefits of caloric restriction may not, in fact, hold up. Nutritional scientist Dr Samantha Solon-Biet… Continue reading TWIW 28: High carbs for longevity?
This week Damian and Brett chat about sugar. Quitting sugar has been a popular movement of late but the boys take on the topic might surprise you. The boys talk about low carb diets, high carb diets, the circumstances in which both may work and whether there can be a happy medium that allows you… Continue reading TWG 376: Should You Quit Sugar