If you read Tara Parker Pope’s article The Fat Trap, you might be led to believe that weight loss is difficult and maintaining a weight loss is a herculean feat. This is just not true.
A four-year post-weight loss study by the NIH shows that motivated people *do* keep weight off. I weigh 50 [...]
On Monday, Tino shared an article with me about what will henceforth be known as the Twinkie Diet. It was interesting, but I didn’t feel it was actually news. I figured that the Calories-In=Calories-Out obsessed crowd would be all over it, and that Anthony Colpo would likely lead the charge. He did [...]
While poking around on the web for info about The Leptin Diet , I saw a lot of people (incidentally, all were women) saying that it was too hard or totally unrealistic to not eat for five or six hours or to let 11 to 12 hours pass between dinner and breakfast. … If you really can’t go that long without eating, you either aren’t eating enough at meals, or your meal choices simply don’t have enough [...]
A couple of days ago, I read Why Diet and Exercise Fail, an e-book by Daniel Matthew Korn. It’s offered for free, and I really appreciate that. Since I read the whole thing, and I feel that I got something out of it, I made a donation. I have no use for [...]
I could write ten blog posts about this subject, unfortunately. Most of my complaints come down to the fact that the proper way to state that is Calories In = Calories “Out”. The next thing out of the mouth of Conventional Wisdom is that “a calorie is a calorie.” Nothing allows for [...]