Telling someone who is struggling with their weight to "eat less and move more" is like telling a depressed person to “be happy”. This was a Facebook status I read the other day… and my first response after reading it was anger. "NONSENSE" is the first word that sprung to mind. However, after thinking about it, I realize that the quote is a good one. There is a … [Read more...] about Eat less and move more. Nonsense?
There is a simple reason why John Barban and I say you can eat anything you wish and still lose weight. And that reason is this ==> We don't think you are an idiot. In fact, we kinda think you're smart. Funny, but true. Our belief is that you're goal is to lose weight and to be healthy. So while some people like to use the logical fallacy of Reductio Ad Absurdum … [Read more...] about Why Anything Goes…To Lose Weight
Some simple truths when it comes to weight loss: You're probably not going to see a magic weight loss pill in your lifetime. Despite pouring of dollars into anti-obesity drug development, and with many great and creative minds working on the problem for the last couple decades the Holy Grail of an anti-obesity drug that is both highly effective and safe appears … [Read more...] about Weight Loss – Why eating less isn’t the answer
Does you metabolism slow down when you diet... Well...yes. But it's not what you think. You see part of the myth of metabolism and obesity is that obese people have slow metabolisms. The truth is, obese people generally have higher metabolic rates then lean people. (Someone once asked me how many people in America had a high metabolism, my answer was 'probably … [Read more...] about Dieting and your Metabolism
Here's a great way to lose weight: Stop and actually enjoy your food. Taste it. In today's busy life there are far too many chances for us to eat, then 2 minutes later wonder where our food went. On more than one occasion I've made a cup of tea, and drank it while playing/chasing/entertaining my kids, only to then go looking for my cup of tea. All I ever find is … [Read more...] about Lose weight by enjoying your food