Tag Archives: Fake

Should You Eat the New Fake Meats?

Over time, meat substitutes have gotten increasingly more like real meat. The question is, are these newer, so-called virtuous alternatives to meat healthier than the real meat they mimic? Friends of mine used to run a vegetarian restaurant. Their customers would come in and interrogate them about menu items: what kind of oils were used in… Read More »

Weekly Health Quiz: Metabolism, Influenza and Fake News

1 According to recent research, to boost metabolism and increase energy expenditure you need to: Decrease protein intake Increase protein intake Decrease net carb intake Recent research shows that as your carbohydrate ratio diminishes, energy expenditure increases. On average, those eating just 20 grams of carbs a day burned 250 calories a day more than… Read More »