By Marika Sboros US investigative journalist Nina Teicholz calls it “a victory for science.” South African scientist Tim Noakes says it proves that one person can “change the world.” I say it’s a decisive defeat for medical, scientific and dietetic establishments in their ongoing war against the critics.
“For years I’ve extolled the virtues of exercise as a way to control your eating behaviors and sculpt your physique into something that looks great and performs amazing feats. And I have been wrong.” — James Fell
Even though I smelled bad enough to knock a buzzard off a gut pile, the people in the medical tent of the 2013 Victoria Marathon were kind and caring. One paramedic even let me use his cell to make a long-distance call to my wife, who was watching via Internet…
Obesity affects one third of Americans. And even though research proves it is caused by interactions between the environment and genetics, three-quarters of a new survey’s participants still think it results from a lack of willpower. “It’s frustrating to see doctors and the general public stigmatize patients with obesity and blame these patients, ascribing attributes of laziness or lack of willpower,” says obesity researcher Donna Ryan. “We would never treat patients with alcoholism or any chronic disease this way.”
Americans believe that obesity is the biggest health threat in the nation today – bigger even than cancer. But though scientific research shows that diet and exercise are insufficient solutions, a large majority say fat people should be able to summon the willpower to lose weight on their own.
This Guest Post is by Yvette d’Entremont, A.K.A. Science Babe www.SciBabe.com / www.Facebook.com/SciBabe Screw you, Dane Cook. My brain is geared to like certain things: Puppies, dirty jokes, and data. I’m a scientist, so I made a career out of at least one of these. I also cry with joy…
One man’s journey to move beyond poor health habits – and overcome an undiagnosed eating disorder. When our first child was born in 2007, I had an awakening. Carrying 285 pounds on my 5-foot-11-inch frame, I was completely out of shape. I had become a self-indulgent person, and it was time to start living for my family.
We all love the convenience of boneless, skinless chicken breasts-but they aren’t the only way to get an easy, protein-packed dinner on the table with minimal effort. Don’t believe us? Check out these six recipes that each pack at least 15 grams of protein per serving.
Do you ever learn about health from the media? I do. Here are some things I’ve seen recently. “How to engineer maximum deliciousness, pack in nutrients, increase sustainability, and build crazy food mashups.” But this is rather distant from my goal of eating when hungry. “More than 90% of us don’t get enough potassium.”
So because Facebook has a tendency to ram shit down my throat that I’d really rather not read, I was exposed to some hippie granola bullshit called “39 Life Lessons I’ve Learned in 39 Years.” I mean, it’s not all bullshit. There was some good stuff in there. There was…
In the past several years, as measured by Google Trends, interest in an unusual style of eating called the ketogenic diet has tripled, and chances are you have a friend or coworker who’s tried it. Early adopters are typically people who run or ride a lot and want a food plan that doesn’t just fill their tanks but also boosts performance.
Like most guys, I hated stretching. Why waste time sitting around when I could cram in more lifting? It hurt to learn that I was wrong-throbbed like hell, actually. I hurt my hip doing a leg workout and going running the same day, and had to shut down.
- Victory For Teicholz In Battle Of Butter | FoodMed.net December 9, 2016
- The Exercise Myth | James Fell Body For Wife November 3, 2016
- Americans Blame Obesity on Willpower, Despite Evidence It’s Genetic – The New York Times November 1, 2016
- How SciBabe Lost (and kept off) 90 Pounds | Body for Wife October 23, 2016
- Beyond the Binge: Eric Dietzius’s Success Story · Experience Life October 2, 2016
- 6 Horrifying Things The Nutrition Industry Won’t Tell You | Cracked.com December 1, 2015
- Why so many of the health articles you read are junk – Vox December 27, 2015
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- Victory For Teicholz In Battle Of Butter | FoodMed.net
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- Beyond the Binge: Eric Dietzius’s Success Story · Experience Life