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Sugar Might Affect The Brain, UCLA Rat Study Reveals

Sugar Might Affect The Brain, UCLA Rat Study Reveals

Commented May 18, 2012 at 12:23:29 in Healthy Living

“Sugar and HFCS have so infiltrated the food supply that they're in 80% of processed foods. No wonder test scores are going down. Can you just say NO to sugar? Yes, but its a challenge. See http://www.everybodyeatsnews.com for the latest and greatest sugar free HFCS free recipes. We can do this. Let the change begin with you and me.
Linda West Eckhardt
James Beard award winning cookbook author
Editor:http://www.everybodyeatsnews.com
Low-Fat Diet And Exercise Trump Food Fads And Supplements For Weight Loss: Study

Low-Fat Diet And Exercise Trump Food Fads And Supplements For Weight Loss: Study

Commented Apr 11, 2012 at 12:28:24 in Healthy Living

“i totally agree with urkiddinme. right on. you go girl.”

kymber23 on Apr 11, 2012 at 13:52:19

“I agree as well but unfortunately the vast majority of those that are overweight have made a decision that they will endure the unhappiness and at times poor health for the high fat, high sugar, lack of exercise lifestyle. There is currently a severe backlash against the fitness and eat right culture. It's about telling women to love their curves (or fat) and everyone is not meant to be thin lifestyle. I say let those people be but they have to stop acting like they do not know how to lose weight. It's common sense.”

urkiddinme on Apr 11, 2012 at 12:50:47

“Mille grazie, mio fratello. Salerno is a family name of mine, by the way. I had an uncle and a cousin named John Salerno, as it happens!”
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Paula Deen Should Turn Lemons Into Lemonade

Commented Feb 1, 2012 at 11:05:26 in Food

“but we've all been conned by agribusiness in bed with pharmaceuticals saying its ok to eat overly refined grains,sugars, and hfcs. processed foods have nearly killed us. Its not the proteins and fats that are the problems, its the product of industrial farming: grains.”

roseyaire on Feb 1, 2012 at 15:05:03

“I know someone who recently retired from the USDA and he agrees with you. In fact, he's writing a book about his experiences there. Hope he doesn't get sued.”
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Paula Deen Should Turn Lemons Into Lemonade

Commented Feb 1, 2012 at 11:00:58 in Food

“Laurie. You missed the elephant in the living room. It's processed foods, sugars, HFCS, and refined grains that are killing Americans. You can lay the blame squarely at the feet of giant agribusiness with its miles and miles of GMO grains which are nutrient poor and leading to staggering rates of diabetes type 2, metabolic syndrome. et al. Keep your eye on the ball.
Linda West Eckhardt, James Beard award winning cookbook author
Editor/publisher Everybody Eats News”
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Rick Perry Spokesman Clarifies Texas Governor's 'Brother' Remarks From GOP Debate (VIDEO)

Commented Oct 20, 2011 at 17:57:10 in Politics

“Rick Perry wouldn't know a racist remark if it hit him in the face. And I can say that because I came from Texas and I know how those folks do - and don't think. He may clean up good but he has no business on the national stage. He needs to go back to his beloved hunting camp and we all know the name of that!”
I Don't Want Your Husband. No. Really!

I Don't Want Your Husband. No. Really!

Commented Aug 24, 2011 at 12:00:14 in Divorce

“Ditch the parenthesis. They weaken the flow of your story. Think of it as coitus interruptus.”

Vicki Abelson on Aug 25, 2011 at 16:14:26

“Nice. Thanks.”

MarieNat on Aug 24, 2011 at 12:13:11

“I'm guessing she writes precisely the way she talks and sometimes that's disarming because you feel like the actually know the writer.”
Healthiest And Unhealthiest Fast Food Kids' Menus

Healthiest And Unhealthiest Fast Food Kids' Menus

Commented Aug 10, 2011 at 18:31:04 in Food

“cannot get around it. Even the best of the fast food kids meals are awful. Best to stay out of these places. tomorrow I'm posting an amazing interview with a 10 year old who has made it her mission to improve children's menu options in restaurants. Stay tuned to see what one little kid in Tucson Arizona has accomplished. Linda Eckhardt, Editor http://www.everybodyeatsnews.com

HapticZ on Aug 11, 2011 at 05:13:03

“standing in line at a Subway #13319 behind a family 08/11/2011, ahead was one child (an 8'ish year old girl) who made a snappy answer when asked what she wanted, (Veggie Delite!). she did look a tad thin, with little muscle mass though.

i stuck with my Cold Cut Combo and harangued the server to load up with extra green stuff on mine. (my usual). With no 'sauce', just some salt/pepper.”

thereisonlyoneparty on Aug 11, 2011 at 00:26:16

“Pretty much everything that tastes good and has a pleasing texture is going to be awful.  Even fruits need a bit of sweetening to be palatable to the childrens.”
Soil Erosion Far Worse Than Reported In American Farmlands, According To New EWG Report (VIDEO)

Soil Erosion Far Worse Than Reported In American Farmlands, According To New EWG Report (VIDEO)

Commented Apr 13, 2011 at 11:35:10 in Green

“say no to GMO. A large part of the erosion issues arise from industrial farming which plants irresponsibly.”

jane bond on Apr 13, 2011 at 11:49:16

“in the recent documentary food Inc apparently a company has bought the soybean, the patent that said you could not patent food has been lifted in the Bush administration, so now this company has genetically modified the soybean and actually sends private eyes to farmers they suspect have "saved their own seeds" and are growing their own soybeans, many farmers have been sued and prosecuted over growing non GMO soybeans!! in some states it is now a crime to speak against certain food industries!!”

Soule23 on Apr 13, 2011 at 11:44:21

“GMO raises a lot of concerns, but the use of GMO "roundup ready" crops actually reduces erosion because it is a no-till method.

There is a lot to criticize in the ag sector, but mischaracterizing problems will not result in solutions.”
Jamie Oliver: Sarah Palin A 'Froot Loop' For Criticizing Michelle Obama

Jamie Oliver: Sarah Palin A 'Froot Loop' For Criticizing Michelle Obama

Commented Feb 27, 2011 at 16:26:06 in Food

“Child abuse? How about human abuse. The food deserts in cities and small towns where good, fresh food isn't even available are a crime. Americans need to demand better food. Look, if Costco can sell organic chicken and grass fed beef, why not the corner grocery? Linda Eckhardt, for https:www.everybodyneatsnews.com

HawaiiShira on Feb 27, 2011 at 23:19:48

“Moving to the Big Island of Hawaii probably added many years to my & my family's life. We live 50+ miles away from the nearest fast food or chain restaurant. We make a monthly trip to Costco, but supplement with local food. Our local store & some the the farmers offer grass fed beef, and the chickens offered are not full of fatty pumped steroids, and although much smaller, are so much tastier. Our local farmers market available on Wednesdays & Saturdays offer a variety of fresh & sometimes exotic fruits & vegetables. More & more we are leaning toward vegetarianism. It is refreshing to have a 5 or 6 year old neighbor come and ask to pick your green papaya or bananas.

People need to rediscover the art of vegetable gardening. Even in harsh climates, container & hydroponic gardening with proper lighting can provide some food. Inner city residents would do themselves good to turn vacant lots & even their backyard fence rows into urban gardens, empowering themselves in determing their fresh garden vegetables availability during the summer growing season.”

Tulka2 on Feb 27, 2011 at 17:19:23

“I live in WA. state and, of course, the west coast has great produce.  I am visiting Brooklyn and, sad to say, bought the worst orange of my life at a corner grocery on Flatbush Avenue this very afternoon.”
Caramel Coloring in Soda: What You Should Know About This Innocent-Sounding Ingredient

Caramel Coloring in Soda: What You Should Know About This Innocent-Sounding Ingredient

Commented Feb 18, 2011 at 11:36:20 in Home

“Here's a blinding glimpse of the obvious. Stay away from sodas. Period. If the evidence isn't enough for you, just think of the cost. Plain old H20 is still the best drink.”

verticallychallenged on Feb 20, 2011 at 17:57:43

“Unless your tap water is contaminated, too.”
Lyfe Kitchen, Chicago-Based Healthy Fast Food Chain, Prepares For Launch With Former McDonald's Execs

Lyfe Kitchen, Chicago-Based Healthy Fast Food Chain, Prepares For Launch With Former McDonald's Execs

Commented Feb 9, 2011 at 12:06:38 in Chicago

“Nothing wrong with dairy and agave is nothing more than high fructose corn syrup with a college education, so once more I'd say this is a shameless marketing ploy. The publid may latch on, but we'll have to wait and see. I'm surprised they didn't say salt-free.”

Aelfgifu on Feb 11, 2011 at 09:23:45

“I'm also skeptical. I have nothing against dairy in moderation, but when the article mentioned "agave," I raised an eyebrow.

We'll have to wait for them to release the full menu to see if this place is worth trying out or not, I guess.”

Mark Penrose on Feb 9, 2011 at 14:53:46

“Nothing wrong with dairy ......your a Doctor .....? Americans eat more than 31 pounds of cheese a year ...that's over 300 pounds of milk , laden with R.B.G.H. ( look it up ) among other fun things like pus . also Doc , 4 out of ten Americans are obese .”
Enough With Insane Mental Health Cuts

Enough With Insane Mental Health Cuts

Commented Jan 14, 2011 at 15:04:00 in Home

“you are so right. to leave the people who need help out in the cold means needless suffering for the mentally ill, their families and their societies. + the huge growth in the prison industry can be largely attributed to the fact that there's no place else to put seriously mentally ill people. just wait until they commit a crime then lock em up. totally horrible.”

Willow712 on Jan 15, 2011 at 23:30:19

“New York State, back in the '80s, actually sentenced my then husband "innocent due to disease or defect." He was placed in a Forensic unit at Gowanda Psych hospital, Gowanda, NY, for a couple of months until stabilized, then allowed to come home on medical probation for 5 years. That's the first time I'd heard of a state doing this.

I firmly believe that if our country actually had a decent health care for everyone, and mental health was considered a medical problem, and people were able to get care, there would be a lot less people in prisons. I used to work in a prison for in Colorado, and almost all of them had committed their offenses while on drugs or alcohol, self medicating their depression or psychosis. You should see the % of these guys on psych meds in prison.”
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iPad Killer: Truly, Really, I mean It

Commented Jan 7, 2011 at 11:54:27 in Technology

“gonna be really helpful to folks like me with e-books that do best with color photos. see http://www.thesilverclouddiet.com. Now available for nook and kindle but only at our website can you see the full photo laden version. we can't wait for more options for readers. people want to plonk those tablets on a stand in the kitchen and cook and they want to see color photos for inspiration. works for me. how about you. Linda Wet Eckhardt, James Beard award winning cookbook author”
Turmeric Health Benefits: Have a Happy New Year With Turmeric

Turmeric Health Benefits: Have a Happy New Year With Turmeric

Commented Jan 3, 2011 at 11:33:28 in Home

“Once again, Dr. Weill gets it right. The anti-inflammatory properties of ever-yellow turmeric make it high on our list of commendable ingredients for weight loss. www.thesilverclouddiet.com
Food Labels: Starting In 2012 Meat Labels Will Show Calories, Nutrition Facts

Food Labels: Starting In 2012 Meat Labels Will Show Calories, Nutrition Facts

Commented Jan 2, 2011 at 12:00:22 in Home

“Don't worry about the natural fat in meats. Worry about the chemical junk that's in processed foods.
That's the real bugaboo.”

Conk on Jan 4, 2011 at 10:53:36

“There are no natural fats in most meat, because the cows are fed grain.”
Food Labels: Starting In 2012 Meat Labels Will Show Calories, Nutrition Facts

Food Labels: Starting In 2012 Meat Labels Will Show Calories, Nutrition Facts

Commented Dec 31, 2010 at 11:40:20 in Home

“As usual, the USDA focusses on the wrong thing. Natural fat in meat is not our problem. Stay away from processed foods, industrially produced foods, and eat grass fed meats, wild caught fish, and full fat cheeses from organic milk and your health will soar and your weight will normalize.. www.thesilverclouddiet.com

grumpyfarmer on Jan 1, 2011 at 10:32:04

“What about eggs?”

tulsey on Dec 31, 2010 at 16:40:06

“Cuts into AMA aproved Bigfarma profits.”
Human Growth Hormone: The Secret Ingredient to a Longer Life or Just Nicer Skin?

Human Growth Hormone: The Secret Ingredient to a Longer Life or Just Nicer Skin?

Commented Dec 29, 2010 at 20:37:43 in Home

“HGH helped me lose 30 pounds on The Silver Cloud Diet. We have reat results with our patients in our NYC medical practice. Dr. John Salerno, www.thesilverclouddiet.com

No death panels on Dec 30, 2010 at 20:48:15

“Nice advertisement. Did you even read the article?”
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What Is in Fast Food? A Newly Discovered Reason to Avoid Fast Food

Commented Dec 29, 2010 at 20:33:50 in Home

“Bravo Dr. Mercola. You're in agreement with us here at the Silver Cloud Diet, where we suggest people eat NO fast food, no packaged food with chemicals and other adulterants. It just makes sense. You want a long and healthy life at a normal weight, stay away from the junk. www.thesilverclouddiet.com
Weight Management Through Cognitive Emotional Techniques

Weight Management Through Cognitive Emotional Techniques

Commented Dec 28, 2010 at 16:19:40 in Home

“Indeed, patients who come to see me in my New York medical practice for weight management often bring with them a lifetime of guilt, bad habits, and misinformation they've gotten from mainstream medicine. I applaud Dr.Rossman for focusing on the importance of the emotional, and would point out that our patients thrive on a diet based on facts, easy to follow instruction, and the understanding that its not their fault they are fat. 5 small meals a day, plenty of protein and natural fat, wild caught fish, grass fed beef, 9 servings of organic fruits and vegetables a day. It works for lifetime weight control. Dr. John Salerno, co-author
www.thesilverclouddiet.com Read our website daily for new recipes, encouragement, and facts. Our book is available in paperback, kindle, nook, Ipad and as an e-book from our site.”
Low Fat Diets Are Grossly Misrepresented

Low Fat Diets Are Grossly Misrepresented

Commented Sep 28, 2010 at 12:03:50 in Healthy Living

“Speaking of gibberish, this vegan speak is one of the most dangerous of all the competing diet wars. Man is an omnivore. Our recommended organic diet that uses grass fed meats, wild caught fish, and a broad and varied diet of whole, organic fruits and vetetables, guarantees health, long life and weight loss. As we say. eat the way your grandmother did You'll be better for it. Linda West Eckhardt
and Dr. John Salerno, www.thesilverclouddiet.com

Jan GrahamMcMillen on Sep 28, 2010 at 13:43:10

“Depends on how your grandmother prepared food. Both of mine deep fried all meats in lard, with or without breading or Karo syrup glazes. All vegetables were cooked until they were mush, and salads were only a gesture at healthy eating and consisted of Iceberg lettuce slathered with French dressing. Even green beans had to be boiled with sugar. I agree with your basic premise, but my Grannies were not the kind of cooks that anyone should emulate today. ( Adorable though they were, of course.)”
Drew Carey's 80-Lb Weight Loss: 'Crappy Food Is Not A Reward' (PHOTOS)

Drew Carey's 80-Lb Weight Loss: 'Crappy Food Is Not A Reward' (PHOTOS)

Commented Sep 27, 2010 at 11:10:50 in Entertainment

“Using a low carb plan like the Silver Cloud Diet, Drew Carey is my hero. You go Drew.
www.thesilverclouddiet.com

Aelfgifu on Sep 28, 2010 at 07:56:05

“Spam.”