How Insulin Works – Hormonal Obesity VII

We’ve reviewed how the hormone insulin (and cortisol) leads to weight gain.  However, what increases insulin?  This is where the carbohydrate-insulin hypothesis falls short. It may be helpful to review normal insulin action, since we will be talking about it – … Continued

The Carbohydrate-Insulin Hypothesis is Wrong – Hormonal Obesity VI

Let’s return to discussing the causes of obesity.  To start with the Hormonal Obesity Part I click here. Let’s recap.  We’ve explored why the Caloric Reduction as Primary (CRaP) model also known as the calories in, calories out theory is … Continued

Part V – The Phantom Menace

The link between diet and disease is discussed in this lecture. We explore how diet causes heart disease, obesity, diabetes, stroke and cancer amongst other diseases and the implications for treatment. Download Lecture Slides & Notes

Exercise in Futility – Exercise III

Click here to go to Exercise part I, and part II. We’ve previously examined the terrific Women’s Health Initiative study.  Close to 50,000 women participated in this study.  The study group followed, a low fat, low calorie diet and increased their … Continued

Why Exercise is Not Effective for Weight Loss – Exercise Part II

Click here for Exercise part I.  Start the Hormonal Obesity series. In the conventional view of obesity, diet and exercise are commonly prescribed treatments for obesity as if they are equally important.  Sort of 50% diet and 50% exercise prescription. … Continued

The Myth about Exercise – Exercise Part I

We will return to more detailed discussions about hormonal obesity but you might be wondering about that other great pillar of current obesity thinking (Caloric Reduction as Primary – CRaP) – Exercise. To review the Hormonal Obesity part I, part II, … Continued

I Can Make You Thin…Insulin – Hormonal Obesity V

Click here for Hormonal Obesity Part I, Part II, Part III and part IV. To start at the beginning – start with the Calorie Series here. According to Hormonal Obesity Theory (HOT), we postulate that high insulin levels causes obesity.  … Continued

Insulin Causes Weight Gain – Hormonal Obesity IV

In our previous post, we were reviewing the link between insulin and obesity.  It appears that insulin is not merely associated with obesity but causes obesity. Click here for Hormonal Obesity Part I, Part II, and Part III. For decades … Continued

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