May 8, 2006
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Dr. Tim Says...
I hear a lot of patients say things about eating healthy and losing weight that are simply not true. For the next few weeks I am going to share some of these myths with you and the truth behind them.
Myth: The kinds of foods that you eat are more important than
the amount you eat.
will go out of their way to eliminate
carbohydrates or fats completely from their diet. Most of the
time they end up eating the same number of calories in other
types of foods.... Weight
Loss Myths (Part 2)
Ask Dr. Gourmet
Why does swiss cheese have holes in it and other cheeses do not?
Dr. Gourmet Says
yogurt, cheese is made by adding live
bacteria to milk. The resulting fermentation
gives off gasses and it is the bacteria that
is used in making Swiss cheese that is responsible
for the large holes. One of the three
bacteria used in Swiss cheese is Propionibacter
shermani. For some reason this bacteria makes the the cheese's distinctive
larger holes. Read
the rest of the answer.