Tag Archives: obesity

It’s Not the Weather

Here is an article that shows several medical statistics, State by State. According to the article, the Midwest of the US and the South of the US are the fattest, sickest parts of the nation. If you read the comment … Continue reading

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Eye Catching Headlines

As a blogger about weight loss and nutrition I get sent a lot of very interesting news from around the English-speaking world. Yesterday I was shown this article, under this headline: Fat people don’t need ’empowerment’, they just need to … Continue reading

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I Wish It Were That Easy

In this morning’s New York Times I read a terrific article “Americans Are Finally Eating Less”, describing a downward trend in recent years in our consumption of less calories than in years past. The article is good news on several fronts. … 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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Fighting Big Media

I could point out to you one hundred health or food articles from last month that make sure to mention, at least once, the conventional wisdom that you should make efforts to lower the dietary fat in your foods. I … Continue reading

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Cure Obesity Instead

In the New York Times yesterday there is news that the FDA has approved a new medical device for treating obesity. Treat obesity. Huh? Not cure obesity, let’s treat it. Obesity is a symptom, so treating obesity is like treating … 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 just 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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