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Fiber. A Real Miracle Health Substance.

By at November 19, 2013 | 4:47 pm | 1 Comments

Fiber. A Real Miracle Health Substance.

Fiber! A Real Miracle Health Substance. by Professor Jay We are always looking for a miracle health substance. Well fiber is as close as I can find to one actually existing. If I made up a fancy name for it such as Rebif (fiber spelled backwards), it would be the next hottest substance sold on the market. You'll see what I mean after you read all the benefits of more...

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Understanding Dietary Sugars

By at November 13, 2013 | 5:29 pm | 13 Comments

Understanding Dietary Sugars

Understanding Dietary Sugars by Professor Jay In a mind boggling process, plants make sugars. They capture the light energy from the sun (which is 92,955,807 miles away from us) and then add that energy to carbon dioxide (which we exhale) and make sugar. Wow! We then eat that sugar, use the energy that it contains, and then exhale it back as carbon dioxide. Oh, and if more...

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New Evidence! Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You.

By at August 18, 2013 | 11:52 pm | 4 Comments

New Evidence! Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You.

New Evidence: Sitting on Your Butt May Kill You! by Professor Jay I’m not talking about meeting the one hour a day physical activity guideline. I’m talking about literally getting off of your butt. A study in 2009, at the Pennington Biomedical Research Center, looked at the link between time spent sitting and mortality in over 17,000 Canadians. As you might guess, more...

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What is Starch?

By at February 28, 2011 | 2:08 pm | 2 Comments

What is Starch?

What is Starch? by Professor Jay Starch is a carbohydrate. The 3 major dietary carbohydrates are sugar, fiber, and starch. Some of the most common sugars, also known as simple sugars, include glucose, fructose, sucrose, and lactose. Fiber is made from the sugar, glucose. We do not have enzymes that can break down fiber so we cannot directly access the glucose. But, more...

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Genes and Metabolism Did Not Make Us Fat. Here is What Did. (Part I)

By at February 27, 2011 | 6:00 pm | 11 Comments

Genes and Metabolism Did Not Make Us Fat. Here is What Did. (Part I)

Genes and Metabolism Didn’t Make Us Fat. Here’s What Did. by Professor Jay Because of obesity, for the first time is U.S. history medical experts are predicting that this generation of children is on track to have a shorter lifespan than their parents. In the last three decades, this new number one cause of preventable death has doubled in adults and tripled in more...

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