This is probably the most embarrassing thing I’ve written in a while... but here it goes. I gain weight when I look for magic in foods. Seriously. It’s when I’m looking for magic, when I deny the obviousness of overall food intake, when I look for foods to have special drug-like weight loss or muscle building properties, that I gain weight. And not good weight… it's the … [Read more...] about Why I gain weight (The danger of magic foods)
After finally finishing Michale Pollen's latest book "In defense of food" and reading a fantastic article by Trisha Gura in this months Scientific American Mind, I think it is time to revisit my one golden rule of eating."Eat less but enjoy the foods you eat. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables, and lots of herbs and spices. And maybe most importantly, spend less time stressing … [Read more...] about How to Eat and Why Eat
I just read an amazing article titled "The Perils of Eating, American Style", that was first published in Time Magazineback in December of 1972.In this article written almost 35 years ago, the danger of inactivity and the merits of a low-fat diet versus low-sugar diet are argued. Various Doctors call for a sweeping reform of our nutrition programs, and a young doctor Atkins out … [Read more...] about Fat Loss Time Machine
Alright, so I didn't lose any fat today. Nor did I lose any weight. In fact, I'm the exact same weight right now as I was this morning.The important thing is that I was able to write that statement. Nobody stopped me, flagged me, or challenged me. Despite what many people believe, magazines and websites are NOT reviewed for their accuracy.There isn't a group of scientists … [Read more...] about I Lost 4 Pounds of Fat in One Day!!
I just saw an interesting new milk ad. It shows a mom and baby with the term "all figured out" beside the mom.The message? Drink milk and lose weight, or more correctly, "Milk your diet. Lose weight."The REAL message? It goes something like this:"We're OK with the fact that you want to lose weight, but please keep buying our product."In other words, most major companies are … [Read more...] about Foods for Weight Loss