Tagged: Dietary Guidelines

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Definitions of low-carbohydrate and ketogenic diets.

By Eugene J. Fine and Richard D. Feinman Preliminary reports of the  USDA Guidelines for Americans Committee (DGAC) included  a definition of  low-carbohydrate diets as those with less than 45 % energy from carbohydrate....

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Death of Glycemic Index? Let’s hope so.

High variability suggests glycemic index is unreliable indicator of blood sugar response Glycemic index values can vary by 20 percent within an individual and 25 percent among individuals, according to the results of a...

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DR EVELYNE BOURDUA-ROY: IS SHE CANADA’S TIM NOAKES?

Quebec family physician Dr Èvelyne Bourdua-Roy looks set to become “Canada’s Tim Noakes”. Bourdua-Roy’s regulatory body, the Quebec College of Physicians, is investigating her for comments on diet and nutrition she made on a radio...

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Annette Presley vs American Dietetic Association

Annette Hunsberger Presley RD, co-author of The Liberation Diet and author of the soon to be released book, The Switch Diet, was censured by the (then) American Dietetic Association, now known as The Academy...

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Low carb diets & birth defects

Low carb diets & birth defects Many thanks to Belinda Fettke for the topic for this week’s note. Belinda messaged me with links to a couple of sensational media headlines. The Daily Mail ran...

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DOES DAA TARGET DISSIDENT DIETITIANS WITH FAKE NEWS?

When the Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) isn’t dishing up fake nutrition news to the public, it makes up fake news to try to discredit dietitians who cross it, say critics. It’s probably no coincidence,...