An interesting result to an article that I wrote recently, The Effect of Diet Choices on Longevity, the research found that a diet devoid of
Came across an interesting study in PLOS Medicine https://journals.plos.org/plosmedicine/ on diet and longevity: Estimating impact of food choices on life expectancy: A modeling study. Based
Denise kept it simple this morning. She started with egg whites, a slice of Swiss cheese, and sauteed onions with portabella mushrooms. The treat is
We had the off yesterday. Denise made a simple lunch, split pea soup, and pita bread sandwich. The soup is homemade. The pita is whole
Denise got a bit more ambitious with Beef Bourguignon tonight. We have beef maybe once a week.
6/16/2021 Lunch on a Holiday On our unplanned national holiday, we hadn’t thought about meals. Denise put together this yummy Lunch….the salad was from
We decided to memorialize the meals of Saturday, October 30, 2021, since it began with a breakfast that is unusual for us.
Breakfast this morning was a bit more elaborate. Whole whipped eggs with parmesan cheese and spinach. Hash browns made from fresh, whole potatoes. Morning Star
A singular feature of NOVA is its identification of ultra-processed food and drink products. These are not modified foods, but formulations mostly of cheap industrial sources of dietary energy and nutrients plus additives, using a series of processes (hence ‘ultra-processed’). All together, they are energy-dense, high in unhealthy types of fat, refined starches, free sugars and salt, and poor sources of protein, dietary fibre and micronutrients. Ultra-processed products are made to be hyper-palatable and attractive, with long shelf-life, and able to be consumed anywhere, any time. Their formulation, presentation and marketing often promote overconsumption.
I have noted elsewhere that the average male between 18-35 years has 40-44% muscle. This drops to 32-35% for the 56-75 year cohort. A 170-pound