Wait a Minute, Lustig. The Threat of Fructophobia. And the Opportunity.

Discussion in 'Nutrition / Supplements Forum' started by cvictorg, Feb 18, 2012.

  1. cvictorg

    cvictorg Member

    Wait a Minute, Lustig. The Threat of Fructophobia. And the Opportunity. Richard David Feinman

    Sugar is an easy target. These days, if you say “sugar” people think of Pop-Tarts® or Twinkies®, rather than pears in red wine or tamagoyaki the traditional sweet omelet that is a staple in Bento Boxes. Pop-Tarts® and Twinkies® are especially good targets because, in addition to sugar (or high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), they also have what is now called solid fat (the USDA thinks that “saturated” is too big a word for the average American ) and the American Heart Association and other health agencies are still down on solid fat. Here’s a question, though: if you look on the ingredients list for Twinkies®, what is the first ingredient, the one in largest amount?
  2. zkt

    zkt Member

    WTF !!!
    I love playing The Devils Advocate as much as the next guy, BUT, if you hope for anyone taking you seriously you outta, at least, take a few introductory chemistry classes befor tackling a PhD in organic chemistry. LOL

  3. cvictorg

    cvictorg Member

    Bio Richard David Feinman

    “Any deleterious effects of dietary fat have been measured in the presence of high carbohydrate. A high fat diet in the presence of high carbohydrate is different than a high fat diet in the presence of low carbohydrate.”
    Richard Feinman, PhD

    Dr. Feinman is Professor of Biochemistry at Downstate Medical Center (SUNY) in New York. Dr. Feinman’s original area of research was in protein chemistry and enzyme mechanism. His current interest is Nutrition and Metabolism, specifically in the area of diet composition and energy balance. His work in this area is stimulated by, and continues to influence, his teaching in the Medical School where he has been a pioneer in incorporating nutrition into the biochemistry curriculum.

    Dr. Feinman is the chief organizer of the June 2006 Downstate-Kingsbrook Conference on Nutritional and Metabolic Aspects of Low Carbohydrate Diets. He is founder of the Metabolism Society and former co-Editor-In-Chief of the Open Access online journal, Nutrition&Metabolism. Dr. Feinman received his BA from the University of Rochester and a PhD in chemistry from the University of Oregon.
  4. zkt

    zkt Member

    Apparently I read the thing too quickly. :eek: