Proper weight management is like any other skill: You need someone to teach you how to do it properly, then you need lots of practice. Sometimes the practice can be more like learning to ride a bike… You will fall. The struggle will be real. Some falls will hurt, others will just hurt your pride. Some of us will get taught well early in life, and the practice they did … [Read more...] about It Takes Practice
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