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Yes, but…

The article in the Times the other morning has certainly stirred up a great deal of sentiment online. Not only did I write about it, but so did the Washington Post and there have been articles in Mother Jones and … Continue reading

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Why Eating Fat Does Not Make YOU Fat

Eating natural fats in your diet will not lead to fat on your body. Your body doesn’t run on glucose, though it can. Some organs of your body do not consume glucose at all. You must eat some dietary fat … Continue reading

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Love the Lights

On the way to work today I had to wait for every single light to turn green. The first couple of red lights passed nearly unnoticed. The next couple of red lights sparked some impatient indignation. “It’s Saturday at 6:30 … Continue reading

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I Have Stopped Losing Weight

I heard this before from friends that are on the No Carb way of life. I have stopped losing weight invariably means that I have stopped losing a pound or two of weight per week. Until you are at your … Continue reading

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Muddy Waters

When an octopus wants to avoid a predator it blasts out a screen of ink and darts of at high speed. When an industry wants to keep its gravy train on the rails it does a form of the same … Continue reading

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Profit Motivates

Before 2013 obesity was a description. In 2013 the AMA voted to consider it a disease instead. The reason that they did it, of course, is that thirty percent of Americans are obese and doctors across the nation wanted to … Continue reading

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The American Treatment Industry

Try to figure out the success rate of a twelve step program for any compulsive disorder, be it drugs, alcohol, sex, gambing, eating. Alcoholics Anonymous, for instance, keeps no records of who is a member, for their privacy of course, … Continue reading

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Sharing a Lucky Streak

I watched a movie from the 80s in which a habitual gambler gets a sure-thing tip on a horse from a friend, he bets the horse and wins. Thing is he has a gambling problem and shouldn’t be betting but … Continue reading

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Things Are Getting Better All The Time

Nestle and Hershey are going to quit using artificial ingredients in their chocolates. Read about that here. Processed food makers are reporting slowing or negative growth, perhaps because people are eating more and more real food. I hope it’s not … Continue reading

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Biggest Loser

Telling the world that all a person has to do to lose weight is eat less or work more, because it’s┬ájust basic physics is a mistake. It is a mistake because it makes the person who that doesn’t work for … Continue reading

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