Part IV – The Fast Solution

This lecture examines how the rising consumption of carbohydrates, especially refined carbohydrates, have lead to dramatic increases in obesity and diabetes.  Also, we discuss how the time-honoured tradition of fasting can help reverse many of the symptoms of metabolic syndrome. Download Lecture Slides & Notes

The Odious Dietary Guidelines 1977 – Hormonal Obesity II

Click here for Hormonal Obesity part I. This is how we understood obesity in the 1950′s.  Certain foods made us fat.  Those were the sugars and the starchy foods.  Sweets and desserts made us fat.  So did bread, cereal, and pasta. … Continued

Smash the Fat – Calories Part XI

Click here for Calories part I, part II, part III, part IV, part V, part VI, part VII, part VIII, part IX, and part X. So, here again is our conventional Caloric Reduction model of obesity. It turns out that … Continued

The Astonishing Overeating Paradox – Calories Part X

Click here for Calories part I, part II, part III, part IV, part V, part VI, part VII, part VIII, and part IX. Remember when you were in high school? You could eat and eat (pig out). Chips, pizza, soda … Continued

The Cruel Hoax of the Low Fat Diet – Calories Part IX

Click here for Calories Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, Part VII, and Part VIII. How can we lose weight? We all think the caloric reduction is the key, but so far, it doesn’t … Continued

How Dieting Makes Us Hungry – Calories Part VIII

Click here for Calories Part I, Part II, Part III, Part IV, Part V, Part VI, and Part VII. We’ve looked at energy expenditure over the long term. What are some of the hormonal changes that accompany weight loss? For … Continued

How Caloric Reduction Wrecks your Metabolism – Calories Part VI

Click here for Calories part I, part II, part III, part IV, and part V. In previous posts, we have reviewed how eating less does not result in permanent weight loss. In the classic studies of caloric reduction the result … Continued

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