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 [...]
I cannot believe I’m about to link to the Huffington Post, but this article really gets to the meat of the so-called obesity epidemic.
In 1977 America changed its health advice. In a nutshell (or, more likely, an ADA approved Mars bar): Eat more starchy foods, eat more carbohydrates, saturated fats are bad. If that sounds [...]
I’ve been reading chapters of Good Calories, Bad Calories again, and I was finally moved to look for Dr. Yudkin’s books on Amazon. His books Pure White and Deadly and Sweet and Dangerous cost way too much, but I did buy a copy of Eat Well, Slim Well.
Normally, I love diet books [...]
Towards? Children? We’re all doing it!
“This raises the question of whether the physiological basis for eating is becoming deregulated, as our children are moving toward constant eating.”
This is one of those news bits for the day. I heard it on KMOX while I was still in bed – I’m sure it will be [...]
One of the blogs I read regularly has a nice summary of studies related to saturated fat and health.
You’ll find it here: The Dirty Little Secret Of the Diet-Heart Hypothesis
I’ve been working my way through a lecture called Sugar: The Bitter Truth, and Ancel Keys’ Seven Countries Study came up. The discussion at hand was about the fact that the conclusions drawn were clearly incorrect and that its data could not easily easily be subjected to regression analysis because it pre-dates computers. This doesn’t [...]