On Facebook today, Mark Hyman MD (functional medicine doc) posted:Read more »
There are no essential carbohydrates. There are essentials fats and essentials proteins, but if you never had any carbohydrates again, you would survive.
|The Teaspoon Party|
This was brought to my attention but also reminded me that Richard Feinman is at it again with a recent blog post on this no essential dietary carb canard, couched in a history lesson of sorts: Revolutions. Political and Scientific. He discusses Claude Bernard finding sugar in a dog that hadn't been fed any carbohydrate. The question is why ... again ... why ... now? This idea has earned him an honored place in the group at right.