Adults (age 25 or older) are very unlikely to develop eating disorders, (particularly AN, BN and BED) from dieting. Furthermore, purposefully working on weight loss and actually losing weight, when done properly, can cause many physical and psychological benefits. But,
Constipation and Lifestyle Habits: A Review of the Evidence
Recently 3D Muscle Journey (3DMJ), specifically their dietitian Steve Taylor, put out a video about constipation: Strategies for Relieving Constipation. I would encourage everyone who reads this to also watch the video. There were enough things said that I was
It’s NOT about Insulin!
Insulin levels do NOT directly affect the ability to lose fat in overweight, obese, unhealthy, or older humans. Insulin being THE hormone that determines what happens with weight is popular lately, due to the resurgence of the Keto diet. Is
The ONE Thing I Wish Everyone Working On Weight Loss Would Accept
There is no doubt that many people struggle to reach and maintain a healthy weight. There are many real and challenging reasons for this. However, unless one basic fact about weight management is fully embraced these real and modifiable reasons
Should We Compare Ourselves to Others?
The short answer is yes*. There are two main reasons for this. First, we are social animals and it is normal to compare ourselves to others, which occurs both consciously and unconsciously (Mlodinow 2012; Garcia & Halldorsson 2016). Second, it
Chapter 3 is Finally Done
A new chapter, Weight Loss 101: Clarifying the Basics, is available. We think this chapter will help many people get a clearer understanding of what they need to focus on to be successful.
Clean Eating; What is It? It Certainly is NOT Magical for Weight Loss
GOAL: Let’s make 2017 a year that you use evidence-based tools and methods, which means they are much more likely to be worth your time, money and effort, to reach and maintain a healthy weight If you are considering follow
Superfoods – A Must Read
I recently came across a great article about superfoods. Take a few minutes and go read it. Superfoods List: The Best Foods That Burn Fat And Help You Lose Weight!
Science: A funny and informative take on it by John Oliver
Oliver makes some great points about how studies are discussed in the media, definitely worth watching. Two key things, skepticism and rational thinking. Not always easy, but so needed.
How We Think and Weight Loss
I recently came across the following article, by Mike Howard, which did a great job covering some important mental aspects of weight loss. Take a few minutes and read it. Your Brain Is A Jerk: 5 Cognitive Biases That Are