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Everything (almost) You Ever Wanted to Know About Diet but are Afraid to Eat.

Calorie Balance

The core priciple in weight management is calorie balance. Read what is and how it is too often misinterpreted.

Dietary Supplements Danger

The dietary supplement industry in the US is the wild west. It is impossible to know if supplements work or even if they are safe

Fast Food: Poisonous to Weight

Surprise, Surprise! Fast Food Really Does Suck

Fruits and Veggies can Cause Gut Problems

Gas and bloating caused by increased consumption of fruits and vegetables can make adoption of a low fat diet very difficult for some people.

Glycemic Index

A measure of how fast and how high foods send blood sugar, the glycemic index is a great idea that largely lacks relevance.

Highly Processed Foods

Highly processed foods are major causes of weight gain for Americans. They are everywhere, they are familiar, they taste good and they cause weight gain. Read how to do better.

Intermittent Fasting

An introduction to the concept of regularly starving.

Low Carb Basics

An introduction the low carbohydrate diets for weight loss.

Low Carb Illusions

Much of the early weight lost from low-carbohydrate diets is water weight, not fat. This makes low-carb look better without actually being better.

Low Fat Basics

A basic introduction to dietary fat restriction for weight loss

Low Fat Challenges

Why don't more Americans follow a low fat diet? The answer is frustrating

Low G.I. AND Low Fat

Could a diet that combines low fat and low glycemic foods cause more weight loss?

More Support for Low Fat Diets in Weight Loss

More evidence that very low fat diets are the 'natural' human diet that support maintenance of a healthy body weight in many ways.

Our View of Diet

There is no single best diet for everyone. You are unique and so must be your diet.

The Case FOR Low-Carb

The argument in-favor carbohydrate restriction for weight loss.

Very Low Calorie Diets: When and Why?

Very low calorie diets (VLCDs) offer less than about 800 calories per day and are designed to be a brute-force method for rapid weight loss. In this article we will examine the relatively rare circumstances when a VLCD makes sense.

Why Low Fat is Better

Most people don't realize that there is a whole other way to lose weight

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