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How to lose weight for the last time

If you’re like me and a lot of other people, you’re no stranger to losing weight. You have done it before, maybe many times, and now you want to do it again. Wouldn’t it be great if this time is the last time you’ll ever need to lose weight again? How cool would it be […]

Don’t Become a Fat Victim of Your Environment

There is food everywhere you go, and everywhere you look. There are signs and video and audio messages describing delicious food, telling you where to go to get it, promising it’s worth the trip and a good way to spend your money. You are hard-wired to want food when you think about food. You think […]

New Weight Loss Drug Approved Last Week (9/10/14)

If obesity is a disease, shouldn’t there be a drug to cure it? It seems logical, but it’s not practical, at least not yet. Obesity, unlike other diseases is far more complex and much less understood than a disease caused by a simple virus or bacteria. Therefore the cure will be different for different patients. One […]

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 Ways That Dieting Makes You Fatter

Want to lose weight by dieting? Don’t do it! Dieting might make you fatter! Dieting isn’t a lasting solution for reducing body weight. It’s far more likely to produce the opposite results.  You may already have experience with dieting and you know for yourself that it makes you fatter. Here is why: (Cue the Jaws theme!) 1) […]

My 5 Best Weight Loss Tips Ever!

1. Weekly weigh-in. I used to weigh myself multiple times a day. It didn’t help me lose weight but it did help to drive me crazy. It’s normal for weight to fluctuate by several pounds throughout the course of the day. It’s mostly a matter of fluid shifts within the body – not rapidly losing […]

Does Hypnosis Work for Weight Loss?

Yes! Hypnosis can work for weight loss! I tried it. It didn’t work for me, but I didn’t give it a chance. Back around 1978 a friend and I both had about 15 pounds we wanted to lose. We started with a plan to lose 10 pounds. Our Do It Yourself (DIY) approach left us […]

How to Stop Your Obesity Genes From Expressing Themselves

Today’s “obesity” genes are yesteryear’s “survival” genes. In a prehistoric world, the more survival genes we had the better we fared. Our instincts told us to forage for food, eat the food we find and keep eating until it’s gone so that we can have a little stored energy (body fat) for times when food […]

Stupid Things We Say To Ourselves That Keep Us Fat

Weight loss isn’t easy, but it’s possible. Losing weight improved my life. It’s made it easier to do the things I love to do. I fit into a kayak and I have the energy to paddle it. It’s easier to get on the floor to play with my grandchildren. I reduced my risk of heart […]

Lose Weight and Get Fit with this 5-Step No Diet Diet!

Here are five healthy routines that are surprisingly easy to integrate into any lifestyle. Routines are things we do every day without conscious thought. We just do them; that’s what makes them routine. Healthy routines make it easy to achieve and maintain a healthy weight. Routines can be a way to lose weight and keep […]