Jovina cooks Italian: Braised Oxtail Roman Style
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Jovina cooks Italian: Braised Oxtail Roman Style

Cooking The Italian Provinces – Rome | jovinacooksitalian   Roman-Style Braised Oxtail Serves 4 Ingredients 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 pounds oxtail, cut into 2-inch sections 1 tablespoon salt 1 small onion, roughly chopped 1/2 carrot, diced 2 celery stalks, roughly chopped 4 cloves garlic, peeled and halved 1/2 cup red wine 28 ounces Italian … Continue reading

Jovina cooks Italian: Sea bass Genoa Style
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Jovina cooks Italian: Sea bass Genoa Style

Cooking the Italian Provinces – Genova | jovinacooksitalian   Sea Bass Genoa Style Ingredients 2 pounds Yukon Gold potatoes, peeled and sliced 1/2 inch thick (omit if you are low carbing) 1 pound tomatoes, cut into large chunks 3/4 cup pitted green olives 1/4 cup torn basil leaves 1/2 cup plus 3 tablespoons extra-virgin olive … Continue reading

BMJ stands by Nina Teicholz despite demands for a retraction
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BMJ stands by Nina Teicholz despite demands for a retraction

Feature Nutrition The scientific report guiding the US dietary guidelines: is it scientific? BMJ 2015; 351 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.h4962 (Published 23 September 2015) Cite this as: BMJ 2015;351:h4962 Response by Nina Teicholz I’m delighted that The BMJ has stood by this article and decided against retraction. Two outside reviewers judged that the criticisms of the piece … Continue reading

Weight loss increases hunger: a major obstacle for maintenance
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Weight loss increases hunger: a major obstacle for maintenance

We  know about the issue of slowed metabolism after weight loss due to the lean muscle mass loss that goes along with fat loss. This is one reason why higher protein/low carb diets work better than low fat diets; because muscle mass is maintained better. Well, new information from Diabetes in Control backs up what some of … Continue reading