3 posts tagged with diet by leotrotsky.
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food trauma?

Parent-filter: In our household we expect our toddler to eat the same food as we eat, or at least eat a certain number of bites before leaving the table. This is rewarded with dessert. For new or exotic things, we also expect them to 'try' the food before opting out. A close friend considers the above expectations to be 'forcing' a child to eat, and that it 'makes her sick to her stomach.' She instead suggests that the proper approach is to always have on hand foods that the child is known to like, and to provide these upon prompting. [more inside]
posted by leotrotsky on Jan 19, 2011 - 130 answers

carbs or protein

Dean Ornish vs Gary Taubes. Ornish claims through clinical trials to have reversed the effects of heart disease. Taubes argues that there's evidence high carbohydrate, low fat diets increase the risk of heart disease, obesity, cancer, etc. Surely they can't both be right. Is there a unbiased opinion out there? What do the plurality of clinical trials seem to indicate?
posted by leotrotsky on Nov 29, 2009 - 17 answers


Anti-nutrients: Do they pose any legitimate risks? [more inside]
posted by leotrotsky on Nov 17, 2009 - 15 answers

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