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
I just read a very interesting article about Hilary Duff's diet secrets and how "she almost went too far".According to this particular magazine, Ms. Duff was hurt by comments about her weight made back when she was 15.It made her obsessed and drove her into a "hard-core" diet consisting of vegetables and protein only. After a intervention from her older sister, Hilary eased up … [Read more...] about How Hilary Did It!
As I mentioned earlier I've been hard at work finishing off my first nutrition book. It's just about finished, and let me tell you, this book is going to raise some eyebrows. Now, I know it's a tired cliche to say that an upcoming book is 'controversial' or 'politically incorrect', but in this case...it's true on both counts. And not in a 'my book is controversial because I've … [Read more...] about More on the new book
27 obese patients were subjected to a ten day fast consisting of 250 Calories per day. The Subjects were divided into two groups, a group that exercised and a group that did not.After ten days:Both groups had similar weight loss. The exercise was well tolerated without problems. The loss of muscle was significantly less in the exercise group.The authors concluded "This may … [Read more...] about What’s Interesting about this study?
When you don’t eat, your metabolism slows down.This "nutrition fact" says that when your caloric intake is too low, your metabolism actually slows down. It has been referred to as “starvation mode” and is the basis for the current trend of advising people that they should eat every couple of hours, never skip meals, and never cut your calories too low while dieting.But is it … [Read more...] about Deconstructing Nutrition – When you don’t eat, your metabolism slows down