Diet ScienceAuthor: Dee and Michael McCaffrey
18 Aug 2018

Diet Science

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Diet Science is a fun 7 to 8 minute weekly program with insights and straight scoops on today's health and diet issues from Dee McCaffrey, CDC. Dee is an Organic Chemist who lost 100 pounds, nearly half her body weight, and has kept it off for 20 years by staying away from processed foods. She's the author of The Science of Skinny, released by Perseus June 2012, and The Science of Skinny Cookbook, which was released December 2014.

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    Are Spelt and Kamut Acid-Forming or Alkaline-Forming Foods?

    What is the criteria for a food's alkaline-forming properties?  Listen in this week as Dee addresses a reader's question about grains on the alkaline diet.

    Link to book "Alkalize or Die" by Dr. Theodore A. Baroody


  • Posted on 13 Aug 2018

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    JackFruit - "A Jack of All Fruits"

    ​​It's green and spiky on the outside, but firm, fleshy and "shreddy" on the inside. ​Listen in this week as Dee ​​talks about how to use jackfruit as a pulled meat alternative full of flavor and nutrients.

    ​Link to ​Jackfruit on Amazon

    Link to recipe of Jackfruit Carnitas


  • Posted on 06 Aug 2018

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    New Study finds Full-Fat Yogurt Lowers Risk of Heart Disease and Stroke

    Listen in this week as Dee ​discusses the findings ​of this recent study that ​not only support, but also significantly strengthen, the growing body of evidence which suggests that dairy fat​ does NOT increase​ risk of heart disease​.


  • Posted on 30 Jul 2018

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    Say Hello to Jicama!

    ​Jicama is a root vegetable that hails from Mexico, but many Americans are finding it helpful for weight loss and blood sugar management.  ​Listen in this week as Dee ​expounds on the health benefits of jicama and the various ways to eat it.

    ​Link to Best Mandoline Slicer for making Jicama tortillas


  • Posted on 23 Jul 2018

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    ​Nutrition to ​S​upport ​S​tem ​C​ell ​Therapy to Heal Injuries

    Adult stem cell therapy is a non-invasive treatment for healing damaged tissue due to arthritis, sports injuries, rotator cuff injuries, tendonitis, and ​even ​heart disease. ​Listen in this week as Dee ​​talks about how stem cell therapy works and the nutrients needed to support your body's repair process.


  • Posted on 17 Jul 2018

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