Saturday, December 29, 2012

Gladiators Got Fat From High Carb Diet

The Gladiator Diet: They turned up some surprising results. Compared to the average inhabitant of Ephesus, gladiators ate more plants and very little animal protein. The vegetarian diet had nothing to do with poverty or animal rights. Gladiators, it seems, were fat. Consuming a lot of simple carbohydrates, such as barley, and legumes, like beans, was designed for survival in the arena. Packing in the carbs also packed on the pounds

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

Could Eating More Fat Cheese And Milk Make You Smarter?

Could eating more cheese and milk make you brainier? | Mail Online: Fat lot of good: How eating more cheese and milk could make you brainier research has caused controversy by suggesting that, in fact, dairy food could be essential for a healthy brain.

The study, by U.S. and Australian researchers, involving 1,000 adults, found those who regularly have dairy products such as milk, cheese and yoghurt score better on tests of mental ability than people who never, or rarely, consume dairy.

Thursday, March 01, 2012

Eating a High Fat Breakfast May be Good for You

Why Eating a High Fat Breakfast May be Good for You | Fox News: The study revealed that mice fed a meal higher in fat after waking up had normal metabolic profiles. On the other hand, they found mice that ate a carbohydrate-rich meal in the morning and a high fat meal at the end of the day had increased weight gain, glucose intolerance and other factors related to metabolic syndrome.