BEHAVIORAL WEIGHT LOSS
The core priciple in weight management is calorie balance. Read what is and how it is too often misinterpreted.
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
Surprise, Surprise! Fast Food Really Does Suck
Gas and bloating caused by increased consumption of fruits and vegetables can make adoption of a low fat diet very difficult for some people.
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 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.
An introduction to the concept of regularly starving.
An introduction the low carbohydrate diets for weight loss.
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.
A basic introduction to dietary fat restriction for weight loss
Why don't more Americans follow a low fat diet? The answer is frustrating
Could a diet that combines low fat and low glycemic foods cause more 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.
There is no single best diet for everyone. You are unique and so must be your diet.
The argument in-favor carbohydrate restriction for weight loss.
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.
Most people don't realize that there is a whole other way to lose weight