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We Don’t Need (no stinkin’) Restaurant Label Law (part 2)

Yesterday I shared my position on Section 4205 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (the Act), that was signed into law on March 23, 2010. I know that I took a controversial position. I think it’s important to further clarify why I wrote we don’t need a menu calorie labeling law. It’s important to state: I […]

5 things that might cause obesity that aren’t your fault

We live in an obesigenic environment. That means you don’t have to sit on the couch all day, eating a lot of fatty foods and drinking a lot of sugary beverages to become obese. There could be other reasons besides lifestyle choices. Your weight may be a consequence of pollution, meds, or even germs. Science […]

Is Obesity Contagious? You Won’t Believe What Research Is Showing!

If obesity is a disease, is it contagious? Yes, it might be contagious as in “infectious disease.” We already know that the behaviors that combine to cause obesity are contagious in the way that groups of people who spend a lot of time with each other tend to think and act alike too. Obesity is classified as […]

Use your head for successful weight loss

Your head is good for more than being a place with a hole you call your mouth through which food enters your body. Weight gain and loss begin in your head albeit in different areas of the same head! While your mouth is the portal for food, the brain is the CEO of your body. […]