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August 23, 2012
Testing the Fat Burning Theory
Finally there’s a solution to the mystery of why nuts don't seem to make people gain weight. It appears to be a combination of factors including a boost to our metabolism, which results in us...
August 21, 2012
Testing the Pistachio Principle
If the fecal fat losses associated with undigested pieces of nuts (due to inadequate chewing) and the tedium of shelling them in the first place helps account for why nuts don't tend to lead to...
August 20, 2012
Solving the Mystery of the Missing Calories
A few theories have been proposed as to why nuts don't appear to contribute to weight gain, including the "pistachio principle" and the fecal excretion theory.
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