Category Archives: New Research

Why MORE Exercise Fails for Fat Loss – “You Cannot Outrun a Bad Diet”

It’s been just about a year since Eat Meat And Stop Jogging was released, so I like to think this new editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine is my anniversary gift: The paper discusses many of the same misconceptions reviewed in the book, including the sad reality that exercise is good for your…

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4 More Red Meat Myths – Neu5Gc, AA, TMAO and AGEs

Replacing saturated fat with starchy carbohydrates is probably the easiest way to get fat, sick, and heading to an early grave. Yet despite the scientific evidence and practical experience (see general population), we’re still wasting research dollars and media coverage trying to blame red meat. As we’ve discussed in the past, the conglomerate of observational…

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What Really Happened to Neanderthals?

Your ultra-marathon and triathlete friends (or enemies) will tell you that Neanderthals were beat out for scarce resources by a bunch of persistent hunting humans. And if not that, they’ll say a highly-agile, highly-intelligent homosapien out-smarted or killed-off the dumber, slower, ape-like caveman between 10 and 40,000 years ago. But realistically, both explanations are wrong.…

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The Problem With Red Meat Research

The speculation that red meat consumption increases disease risk has been around for as long as most of us can remember. Largely because of the misconceptions surrounding saturated fat, cholesterol, and heart disease, but also because of power-trippin vegans and click-desperate media outlets blowing up the interweb with tax-wasting epidemiological evidence. Any of the eye-catching…

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