Gary Taubes responds

A couple of weeks ago I posted that Gary Taubes had agree to answer questions from readers of this blog.  Over a hundred readers sent in questions through the comment section.  Many of these questions were actually multiple questions, so Gary ended up with probably 200+ questions to deal with. I’ve gone through and compiled […]

Carbs and calories in your booze of choice

The Food Policy Institute at the Consumer Federation of America just published a report showing the amount of carbohydrate and the number of calories in the 26 best selling alcoholic beverages. The report is in chart form in pdf format. You can download it here. Put it on your refrigerator or keep it some place […]

What is the glycemic index?

I’ve had enough questions about the glycemic index and the glycemic load that I’ve decided to take the time and explain what it all means.  If you know what the glycemic index and glycemic load are, then you might want to skip this post unless you’re just here for the scintillating writing. If I were […]