Tag Archives: Why We Get Fat

Starvation Diets, Epic Failure

My nephew has asked me for help. I love being helpful, I love being the knowledgable one, but it can be frustrating. The problem with recommending dietary changes is that it involves change. My nephew is a very large man, … Continue reading

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The Market God

There are people that would tell you that the market will make the best decision. These people would have you think that people will always make decisions base on a calculus involving worth, benefits and price. Here is an example: … Continue reading

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Shame and Blame

I was reading the Times this morning and ran across this article, “The Problem With ‘Fat Talk’”. Is it really such a big deal if you tell everyone how fat you feel? After all, a simple “I’m so fat!” can … 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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One Day

Ok, it is Saturday.  Saturday and Sunday do not get much eyeball attention according to the statistics that I see on WordPress. I finished the entire book “Why We Get Fat” in a single day. It was that engaging. I … Continue reading

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Science, Pseudo-style

What do you do, for yourself and for your family, if you have discovered evidence that you have been wrong about something your whole life? The idea that in order to maintain your health and weight that it is advisable … Continue reading

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