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KEITH A. HERMAN | AUTHOR

Liquid Candy

Liquid Candy

If I had to pick one food or drink[1] that was the worst for health, longevity, and maintaining a healthy body weight, it would be sugary drinks. These include soda, energy and sports drinks, flavored milk, lemonade, fruit drinks, tonic, flavored waters, teas and...
Complex Versus Simple Carbohydrates

Complex Versus Simple Carbohydrates

I am going to try and clear up a misunderstanding about carbohydrates. Some people refer to junk foods, refined grains, and foods high in sugar as “carbs”. This creates a lot of confusion as it is not the carbs in these foods that cause health problems. Carbohydrates...
The Cause of the Obesity Epidemic?

The Cause of the Obesity Epidemic?

In my previous articles we looked at how fruits, vegetables, legumes, whole grains, nuts, seeds, and oily fish are the healthiest foods.[1] They reduce the risk of heart disease, stroke, obesity, type 2 diabetes, cancer, dementia, Alzheimer’s disease, and...