Poverty and Obesity – The Epiphenomenon of Obesity III

Poverty correlates very closely with obesity as we can see in this map of obesity in the United States. The striking increase in the prevalence of obesity throughout the USA is also immediately apparent.  Despite the large contribution of genetics … Continued

Diabetes Success Story I – Mr “S”

I received a very nice letter from Mr “S” about his success in conquering type 2 diabetes.  I’ve edited it slightly and reprinted it here with his permission. My story by “Mr S” I am a professional in my mid to late 30’s who works … Continued

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

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

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