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Entries from February 2008

Do diet drinks make you fat?

February 21st, 2008 · 26 Comments

There is some interesting research out there indicating that drinking artificially sweetened foods actually causes weight gain, at least in rats. The rats that were given artificially sweetened food tended to eat more of other high calorie foods when they were available. The hypothesis explaining the data is that “artificial sweeteners condition the body to […]

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Tags: Computers, Tech & Science · Opinion

Back to Pasadena

February 6th, 2008 · 7 Comments

Gisele flew to Pasadena to spend a couple of weeks with Devon. Her brother and several other friends live nearby, so she will have lots of people to celebrate Chinese New Year with (Feb 7). Derek and I are still in Tempe, bach’ing it.

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Tags: Family Updates