How to Lose Weight I

We start 2015 with a new series – How to Lose Weight.  Probably what many people wonder about this time of year.  First and foremost, any rational weight loss program starts with a thorough understanding of what causes weight gain … Continued

The Pima, Sumo and Canine Diets – The Epiphenomenon of Obesity IV

The Pima Indians of the American SouthWest have the highest rates of obesity and diabetes in North America.  An estimated 50% of adult Pima are obese and of those, 95% have diabetes.  How did this occur?  There are many hypotheses.  The … Continued

The New Science of Diabesity – Hormonal Obesity XI

Diabesity is so-named because of the close association of obesity and diabetes (type 2).  Obesity typically comes first and type 2 diabetes comes later.  This leads many to conclude that obesity causes diabetes.  On the surface, this seems reasonable, since the … Continued