The Atkins Revolution – Hormonal Obesity part XIX

Short term studies of the Atkins low carbohydrate diet were very encouraging.  Not only were patients losing more weight, but their metabolic profiles were improved compared to the low fat diets of years past.  Millions of people were taking a … 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

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

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

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