Fat and Science Category

More to life than a number

I am a big advocate of learning to eat what your body needs and letting go of willpower.  I just came across an awesome TED talk today about how dieting and willpower doesn’t help you lose weight.  Instead, we need to listen to our bodies.  (Yes, I know I post a lot from TED–I love […]

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Willpower not necessary.

“What if some of our fundamental ideas about obesity are just wrong?” – Dr. Peter Attia I have spent a lot of time over the past few years researching nutrition.  I am significantly overweight, but unlike the sensational media would have you think, I don’t get up in the middle of the night and binge. […]

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Fat vs. Muscle

Today my friend posted a link to a blog about building muscle on Facebook.  I perused the blog post for a little bit.  (It was a little ranty for my taste.)  As I scrolled down the screen, I saw a comparison of fat vs. muscle.  Here is a similar picture from a Shaklee consultant: Wow. […]

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