Low-Carb

The Paleo Problem with Racism and Sexism

October 15, 2014 // 0 Comments

I was paleo, primal, ancestral (and gluten free) for a decade, before I learned how to do science better and stopped being a food snob. Also, flan and ice cream – both are forbidden in this diet, so there’s that. After awhile, I noticed that [...]

Why Are We So Fat?

September 4, 2014 // 0 Comments

Why Are We So Fat? I saw an article with this title on Facebook and a hundred people fighting in the comments, so I ignored that child’s play and wrote a post about it. I think we already know why we are so fat. We are definitely eating more and moving [...]

25 Things You Should Know About Sugar

February 21, 2014 // 0 Comments

An article from babble.com went viral in social media this week. The headline was simple enough, but the sub-headline and web address should win the most dramatic headline of the year award: ‘25 things about sugar that will terrify you: You’ll stop [...]

Sugar Binges and Addiction

July 18, 2013 // 0 Comments

Some final thoughts & links on ’sugar addiction’ binge eating disorder (BED), bloggers and misconceptions. Sugar Addiction and Binge Eating Disorder – https://gokaleo.com/2013/07/01/sugar-addiction/ [...]

The Science of Sugar Addiction (part 3)

June 27, 2013 // 0 Comments

Update October 11, 2014* You can’t go a week without hearing this ’sugar is as addictive as a street drug’ meme. I heard ’sugar is the new heroin’ a few days ago, right after listening to a podcast where a guy said drinking one soda is actually [...]

Why We Believe Sugar Is Evil

April 28, 2013 // 0 Comments

Why do so many people believe sugar (and salt, saturated fat/cholesterol) is bad, when it’s not? There’s a few reasons. For this article, the main focus is how our minds do not work the way we think they do. Your mind is playing tricks on you too. [...]

Is Sugar Addiction Real?

April 22, 2013 // 0 Comments

Sugar Addiction (Part 1) There are several parts to this series on Sugar Addiction. It’s a bit complex, so first things first. Let’s start with exaggerated claims and alarmist communication and why they suck, shall we? The white devil. It’s evil, [...]