Archive for July, 2014

Corinne Furnari and Dr. Moshe Dekel discuss what cholesterol is and how our bodies use it. Further look at saturated fat and how that impacts our cholesterol levels and correlation to heart disease. Statins, trends, inflammatory agents and data collection over the years.

Discussion sparked from a recent study published from the Archives of Internal Medicine.

Why We Get Fat CoverThis is a lively encore interview with Gary Taubes author of Why We Get Fat, Times best seller Good Calories, Bad Calories, and science writer. This interview is an eye-opening, paradigm-shattering examination of what makes us fat.

Taubes reveals the bad nutritional science of the last century—none more damaging than the “calories-in, calories-out” model of why we get fat—and the good science that has been ignored, especially regarding insulin’s regulation of our fat tissue. He also answers key questions: Why are some people thin and others fat? What roles do exercise and genetics play in our weight? What foods should we eat or avoid?