I've described Eating Responsibly as Eating Like An Adult. My view is that we’ve all had our turn being kids, which means we’ve had our turn eating like kids. We’ve had our ice-cream birthday parties and our stomach aches from eating too much candy at the movies. We’re adults now. Time to eat like it. This means being aware of what you’re eating and how … [Read more...] about Eating Responsibly
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
On Monday I had a chance to catch up with one of my good friends who has spent the last five years living in Japan. He was back in Canada for a wedding, and since I haven't seen him in years it was definitely time to catch up.Of course, the conversation eventually turned to Nutrition, and I learnt an eye-opening fact about some disturbing trends in Japan.According to my friend, … [Read more...] about Why Starbucks is Like Godzilla
Thanks to some very frustrating airport delays yesterday, I managed to finish off "Mindless Eating" by Brian Wansink.This book did not disappoint me. Almost every page had great facts about the way food is marketed and the factors that make us decide to eat. This book is definitely in my list of top-ten must-read nutrition books.I've been racking my brains trying to figure out … [Read more...] about Is There a Conspiracy to Make Us Fat?
I'm about half way through a great book called "Mindless Eating" by Brian Wansink.Normally, I don't post about books until I have finished them, but since I have already learnt so many things from this book that I want to share, I figured I'd make an exception.Mindless eating explores all the reasons why we eat, and more importantly to me, all the reasons why we can't stop … [Read more...] about Mindless Eating