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

Insulin Causes Insulin Resistance – Hormonal Obesity X

Insulin resistance plays a large role in increasing insulin levels.  Increasing insulin levels tend to drive weight gain and obesity.  Continuing from the previous post, we continue our exploration of the hormonal obesity theory.  To start Hormonal Obesity part I, … Continued

Drug Tolerance – Hormonal Obesity IX

We are discussing insulin resistance and how it develops.  Clues from other biological systems suggests that looking at the agent itself may be important in resistance. What about for drugs, particularly addictive drugs such as cocaine?  Resistance also develops, but … 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