Check out this POST regarding a General Mills Cereal ad from 1943 on the 'health benefits of Breakfast'...then give this a look.... Really, it's just like fashion... we just keep going in circles. BP PS- I don't hate breakfast. Not in the slightest. Pancakes and Bacon for me any day. The point is I don't like the implied message...which is Eat, Eat, Eat. … [Read more...] about 70 years later…and breakfast is still the target…
Imagine if other industries behaved like the health and fitness industry...using the same off-the-wall marketing and the same "action before education or preparation" mentality. Imagine this approach in...say... aerospace engineering: Speaker: And in conclusion, that is my theory on how to land a space shuttle quicker and more efficiently then ever before. Potential … [Read more...] about ‘In the Trenches’ Experience
Every wonder why breakfast is good and fasting is bad? This is an ADVERTISEMENT that was found in "The Milwaukee Journal" back in 1943 I've also blown up the text part so you can read it.... And finally, just a reminder of the real reason why "breakfast is the most important meal of the day" So it looks like back 1943, the practicing of 'fasting' was … [Read more...] about The “Strange Custom” of fasting
2,000 Calories Ever wonder what it looks like? Health Canada recently put together a website called "My Food Guide" that tells you what you are supposed to eat. So here's how it works You enter your gender and your age and it tells you how much of each food group you are supposed to eat. For me it was: 8 Vegetables and Fruit 8 Grain products 2 Milk and … [Read more...] about 2000 Calories
I've come almost full circle on my opinion of needing social support for weight loss. Personally I don't want (or like) social support. Because my diet is my business. It creeps me out that people feel the need to discuss how I eat or what I eat. One of the things I like the most about Eat Stop Eat is that it can be private. I eat when I want, and I don't eat … [Read more...] about Social Support…Yes or No?