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Sheri’s Rants # 46: Twinkie Diet ‘works’ for Professor

November 10, 2010 by


(CNN) — Twinkies. Nutty bars. Powdered donuts. For 10 weeks, Mark Haub, a professor of human nutrition at Kansas State University, ate one of these sugary cakelets every three hours, instead of meals. To add variety in his steady stream of Hostess and Little Debbie snacks, Haub munched on Doritos chips, sugary cereals and Oreos, […]

Sheri’s Rants #34: FAST WEIGHT LOSS NOW!!

February 3, 2010 by


There are two popular routes to ‘fast’ weight loss. The first one is fasting and the second is diet pills.  A third route gaining in popularity is a dangerous combination of the two – the HCG diet which combines injections of human growth hormone with a metabolism-wasting 500 calories a day. First some factual background […]