In this podcast, Dr. Rudolph L. Leibel explains.
If you'd like to know how KFC's Double Down chicken sandwich stacks up against other fast food "delights", check out this detailed explanation by Nate Silver.
My take on it: I'm very happy that I stay away from all fast food "delights".
If you've read my book, you know that there are a few "musts" for proper diet and health. One of those "musts" is to read the food label. Here is an excellent interview with one of my "food heroes" - Marion Nestle and Urvashi Rangan.
You will learn a lot by listening and sad to say you will also be confused because the U.S. food labeling policy is very convoluted.
There's no doubt that music plays an important role in exercise. So, with that in mind, I offer you the music that motivates me. It might assist you too.
1. Ted's Jam - Robert Rudolph & the Family Band*
2. The March - Robert Rudolph & the Family Band*
3. Hot N Cold - Katy Perry*
4. P!nk - Funhouse Album*** (I have the entire video on my iPhone)
5 Seminole Wind - James Taylor**
6. Copperline - James Taylor**
7. Send Me on My Way - Rusted Root***
8. I Gotta Feeling - Black Eyed Peas*
9. Man in the Mirror - Michael Jackson
10. Sandstorm - Darude****
* - High Energy Song
** - Warm Up/Cool Down Song
*** - P!nk's songs, energy, and acrobatics are inspiring
**** - Lot's of beat.
For my bike riding ventures, I like to listen to Hootie and the Blowfish (greatest hits) and Dave Matthews (his live stuff is incredible). They are my "friends" while on the bike paths.
Got some favorite exercise songs? Let me know about them. Shoot me an email.
Treat your body like a house of worship - with respect. - Ken Leebow
Fiber is good for you. The more, the better. - Dr. Robert Lustig
Here's a site to get some great information -- articles, videos, and search engine - Garden Guides.
With my views of diet and health, you might think that I would endorse a "special" tax on soda (Coke, Pepsi, and others). I do not.
If you do that, you might as well tax other offenders: fast food, candy, and others. My recommendation: Show people what they are drinking. Here it is.
Here's a video of the discussion on the Today Show.
A trifecta: low in calories, high in fiber, and high in protein. A wonderful snack. The entire package has 360 calories. Eat half of it.