Why is weight loss such a problem? Many people think weight loss is really difficult, yet almost everyone is able to do it. The problem is, most people usually lose weight only to gain it back. Unfortunately, we often lose it again and gain it again, creating a cycle of “yo-yo” dieting”. On the other … Read more Can We Talk Weight Loss?
Why would I write an article on weight LOSS during the holidays? (First of all, if you don’t need to lose weight, you don’t need to read this, unless you have a friend you want to help.) Doesn’t everyone know that most of us GAIN weight during this time? Maybe it’s because my first strategy … Read more Weightloss Strategies for the Holidays
Calorie density is not a new idea, it has been called energy density, and volume eating. Barbara Rolls wrote a book called The Ultimate Volumetrics Diet, which probably got the idea to the public. It’s basically the idea of eating foods that have a lower number of calories per pound, or maybe even what may … Read more What is Calorie Density?
There is a concept of “food addiction” that has hit the weight loss world. I would like to explain this phenomenon and bring up some of the finer points that really don’t get talked about our understood very well. Have you ever wondered why people don’t get “addicted” to broccoli? Well, maybe not. We get … Read more Food Addiction?
In my previous article Why Should I Care About My Blood Sugar, I talked about the seriousness of high blood glucose levels and how they affect your health. In this article I would like to deal with some of the barriers to working on blood sugar levels, and eating healthy, as well as give you … Read more Lowering Blood Sugar: Where Do I Start?
You may have heard that pre-diabetes and diabetes can be caused by something called insulin resistance. It sounds like something is resisting insulin, and that’s correct, but do you know what is actually happening? Insulin Resistance happens at the cellular level. This is pretty geeky, and not absolutely technically correct. However, it’s my “layman’s” best … Read more What is Insulin Resistance?
You would think with all the diet books, all the research done, and all the trials and effort, there would have been a solution to the problem of losing weight, which so many seem to struggle with. I think all the solutions are out there, even though they seem to conflict with each other. My … Read more The Logic of Losing Weight