FoodWISE and simple foods

Image—all homemade, homegrown   Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, and gives us a simple mantra—don’t add in the fructose or take out the saturated fat! That sits well with both Stephanie Seneff and Robert Lustig—and gives us something to chew on (leave the fiber in as well!). Tonight, an article from earlier in the year, celebrating…

FoodWISE and happiness

Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, on happiness and unhappiness—what’s in that piece of cake? And, offers a rather lengthy talk by Robert Lustig, on the hacking of the American mind.

FoodWISE and dopamine science—and what’s up with a vaccine?

Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, reporting on Robert Lustig’s 2017 book on happiness vs pleasure: The Hacking of the American Mind: The Science Behind the Corporate Control of our Bodies and Brains. Then, she offers a very sobering, but well-written, well-reasoned New York Times article on what we can (and cannot) expect with a coronavirus vaccine:…

FoodWISE and Gigi’s favorite one paragraph, packed with nutritional messages

Image: Doughnuts, not as bad as you think (depending……………..on if and how much sugar, and how the doughnuts are “fried”) Gigi reads FoodWISE, and highlights the one paragraph in the book that says it all. (nutritionally-speaking) And here’s scientific article back-up: what’s up with fiber and whole grains?        

FoodWISE—is sugar addictive?

Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, more on Robert Lustig’s work—is sugar addictive? And what about fructose? It’s easy to find work on this, published by universities—although some may be a little dated, as here: university musings on sugar. FoodWISE has recent references on all discussed in the book.     Image: Tarte and cream, from a…

FoodWISE—what’s the deal with sugar?

Gigi Berardi reads FoodWISE, and begins a discussion of the bitter truth about sugar! This section features the controversial Robert Lustig. What’s the deal with sugar? You can read his work in Nature, here: how toxic is sugar and a interview with NPR, here: fallacies of fat.