The Role of Fibre I – Hormonal Obesity XVI

Fibre is the non digestible part of food, usually a carbohydrate that our bodies cannot break down and absorb.  They pass through our system largely unchanged.  There are 2 types of fiber – soluble and insoluble based on whether it … Continued

Good Carbohydrates, Bad Carbohydrates – Hormonal Obesity XV

There is controversy surrounding whether carbohydrates are good or bad.  The low-carb movement (the Atkins onslaught) of the late 1990s and 2000s did much to focus attention on the role of carbohydrates in obesity.  Are carbohydrates good or bad?  Opinions … Continued

The Diet Soda Delusion – The Epiphenomenon of Obesity V

Replacing a regular sugared drink with diet sodas seems like a good way to lose weight.  Diet drinks have zero calories and no sugar.  Since this will lower sugar intake, it seems like a good idea.  Both the American Diabetes … Continued