Balanced Existence

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Entries Tagged ‘kettlebells’

Refined Carbohydrates Threaten Your Heart not Saturated Fat

This month in Scientific American an article appeared discussing the new thinking on refined carbohydrates, saturated fat and heart disease. The article reports that despite 30 years of reducing saturated fat consumption the obesity rate has more than doubled, diabetes has tripled, and heart disease is still America’s biggest killer.

Iron and the Soul

What follows is a somewhat famous essay written by Henry Rollins for Details magazine. It is a superb piece of writing that I never tire of reading. The first statement holds what I believe to be a truth that I feel I have instinctively followed. Enjoy.