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Old Tue, Jul-29-03, 08:29
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Just had this link shown to me....

Once again it's full of nonsense about "unlimited fat"
Why do people insist on writing "comprehensive analyses" without having all the facts?

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Old Tue, Jul-29-03, 11:50
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Fat causes Insulin Release...That is the biggest piece of Bullshit I've ever read. Anyone with half a brain knows that Insulin release correlates to the Glycemic Index and Carbohydrates in a food. A food high in carbs and high-glycemic will cause more insulin to be released than a low-carb, low-glycemic food. Fats and most Proteins (Aspartame excluded) have glycemic indices of ZERO with ZERO carbs. 0 GI + 0g Carbs = 0 Insulin Released.
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Old Tue, Jul-29-03, 13:24
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Sigh! here too.
Oh well, some people have to support that infamous food pyramid that is supposed to be so healthy for us.
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Old Wed, Jul-30-03, 02:04
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Well after all, atkins does not suggest you eat unlimited fat. They only suggest you limit your carbs. No one can eat a ton of fat and lose weight.
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Old Wed, Jul-30-03, 10:16
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The article was written by someone with a RD meaning Registered Dietitian, or Registered Quack.

I guess she knows better than my endocrinologist who recommended low-carbohydrates to me to control blood sugars. Incidentally, it works very well.

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