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Four Foods to Rethink
The food industry is strong, powerful and really smart. They've done a good job of taking the low fat message and making us feel good about eating processed, food-like crap (Gold medal to Snackwell's!). Low fat is not the path. Good fat is. Here are some foods it's time you...
The Integrative Answer - Alzheimer’s Risk
In this blog feature, Dr. Gladd will highlight the approach of Integrative Medicine and the GladdMD philosophy by answering a medical question posed to conventional experts based on how he would address the concern. This week the question to the conventional doctor writing for the Journal...
Table Talk - September 6
Welcome to our regular post on what we're talking about, reading and listening to: GladdMD News: New Favorite Snack is Here! Amrap Refuel Bars New Event: New Session! Nourishing Your School-Age Children New Blogs: Where's the Beef? Getting the Fat You Need Research and...
Where’s the Beef? Getting the Fat You Need
Since I've introduced the "Pie Diet", which sets out to help you figure out where your fuel is coming from and then make a move to push the fat content in the face of carbs, most are asking how and where I get all of this fat. Ideally, you should aim to start around 60-70% of your calories to...
Table Talk - August 30
Welcome to our new regular post on what we're talking about, reading and listening to: GladdMD News: New Testimonial: Jordan’s Story New Event: New Session! Nourishing Your School-Age Children New Blogs: My Weight (and then Fat) Loss Journey and Find Your Fuel: Where Are Your...
Note: 60/25/15 are the ratios that worked best for me during a 90 day fat loss focus that resulted in nearly 14 pounds of body fat lost with a 5 pound gain in lean mass. That DOES NOT mean those ratios are best for you. The premise of what I'm calling the "Pie Diet" is to draw your attention...
Find Your Fuel: Where are Your Calories Coming From?
Tracking your intake. Some hate, some dislike it, few of us embrace it. Unfortunately to make any meaningful and transformative change, it's essential to know what's going in. It's not the quantity that I care about, unless it's making sure you are getting ENOUGH calories, it's...
My Weight (and then Fat) Loss Journey
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Is Canola Really the Healthy Cooking Oil?
At the Nutrition and Health Conference in Seattle this week, Dr. Catherine Shanahan presented that canola oil, due to its processing is a source of trans fat. At this point, we should all know the detrimental concerns of trans fat and their connection to increased cardiovascular disease risk. I...
My most recent journey
Day 60 logged. I have been tracking every bite of what I eat for the last 60 days. I have had some very interesting and exciting discoveries along the way. A lot of what I've done will provide the backbone for the new and improved GladdMD.com. I don't want to share too much just yet, but...