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TED: Sandra Aamodt: Why dieting doesn’t usually work

“Your brain works like a thermostat to keep your weight stable.” Why it’s so hard to lose weight and keep it off:

In the US, 80% of girls have been on a diet by the time they’re 10 years old. In this honest, raw talk, neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt uses her personal story to frame an important lesson about how our brains manage our bodies, as she explores the science behind why dieting not only doesn’t work, but is likely to do more harm than good. She suggests ideas for how to live a less diet-obsessed life, intuitively.

Sandra Aamodt’s blog: Sandra Aamodt | the neuroscience of everyday life

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Healthcare Triage: Diets! Which Ones Work for Losing Weight and Keeping it Off?

Published on Sep 29, 2014

There are so, so many diets out there. Some are low in fat, others are low in carbs. Some involve special foods, others tell you to avoid them. So what’s the best diet for you? Watch and learn!

Most of the data for this episode comes from this recent paper in JAMA:…

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About the “Ketogenic Diet”


On Diet

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A Look At What Lie Ahead For Us Thanks To Gary Taubes’ And Peter Attia’s Nusi Efforts

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Jimmy Moore Comments Lebron James and his (Paleo) Diet

Jimmy Moore commented on FaceBook about a recent Today Show article about Lebron James and his diet


And this is the article he was commenting on…

And some more related links on Lebron James’ Paleo Diet….

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Science Based Medicine: A balanced look at gluten sensitivity


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What I’m Reading, Tuesday, September 24, 2013

On The Paleo Diet

More Mathieu Lalonde, PhD on the science of the Paleo Diet. What we can and cannot say about the science supporting the concept of the Paleo Diet.

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What I’m Reading, Wednesday, July 24, 2013

On Diet

On Science and Diet

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What I’m Reading, Sunday, July 21, 2013

On Fitness and Diet

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The Science of Slim

Via The Science of Slim | THAT PALEO GUY

Slim is Simple .org on Vimeo

Slim is Simple .org from Aavia Publishing on Vimeo.

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