FranMcCullough.com http://www.franmccullough.com Cookbook Author Fran McCullough's web site en-us Nutrition : Thinking About Mad Cows http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=23 First of all, this is a GOOD development. It forces the governmental agencies and the meat producers, who have resisted imposing public safety regulations, to do an about-face and seriously consider how meat is produced and marketed in this country. Nutrition : How Do You Know if You're a Good Candidate for Low-Carb? http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=24 It's true, as the establishment diet gurus are constantly saying, that all diets work well - you just need to choose one you like and stick with it. That's right - unless you have a metabolic problem. But how do you know? Nutrition : Fuzzy Low-Carb Math http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=25 Lucky for us, low-carb products are all over the place these days. But are they really low-carb? Nutrition : Playing Catch-Up http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=21 Newshounds will have noted two hot new studies touting the health benefits of Reveratrol (the compound in red wine, especially wine from cold climates) and chocolate (which lowers blood pressure a bit, among other good works.) Nutrition : More on Trans Fat http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=22 In the Health Journal column of the August 25th Wall Street Journal, Tara Parker-Pope finds some fascinating information on labels in the supermarket. Site News : Low-Carb Additions http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=20 A couple of additions to the Low-Carb section today... Site News : Some Site Additions... http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=19 There have been a couple of additions to the web site today: On-the-Web : The Debate Rages On.. http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=18 If you missed the orignal article at the <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36%257E189%257E1524972,00.html" target="_blank">Denver Post</a>, it caused a bit of a debate as noted in a later <a href="http://www.denverpost.com/Stories/0,1413,36%257E189%257E1538607,00.html" target="_blank">article</a>. This is a followup to July 30th Denver Post story: Appearances : Another QVC Appearance http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=16 Fran will be appearing on <a href="http://www.qvc.com" target=_blank">QVC</a> on August 2nd at 6am Eastern Time. Please check your local listings for the proper channel. Nutrition : Trans Fat Labelling At Last - The Good News, the Bad News... http://www.franmccullough.com/news.php?id=17 On July 9, 2003, the FDA finally declared that we <b>WILL</b> have trans fat counts on our food labels. That's the good news. The bad news: we won't have them until January of 2006, 2 1/2 years (good news for food manufacturers, however)...