Sexy enough title for you? No? Let me put on my “I-need-readers-in-a-saturated-market” hat on for a second and try again. < insert HIIT pun here, for example “HIIT it Hard!” or “It’s a HIIT!” >: Why high-intensity interval training is
Josh Axe D.C. Spewing a Bunch of Nonsense on the Dr Oz show
Dr Oz had a guest on his show that aired on August 21st, 2014, just a couple of days ago, that helped to solidify my view that the Dr Oz Show does not care about evidence and is truly in
The Blind Men and an Elephant: Why We Need to Combine the Fractured Approaches of Weight Management for Greater Success
This article orignially appeared as a guest-post at EvidenceMag.com The numbers are not good. The percentage of people that have reached the level of obesity (a BMI of 30 or greater) has steadily increased for a few decades (Flegal et
Weight Loss After Menopause: Is it possible?
To give you an idea of where this post is going to go, and if you would like a one-sentence summary, I’ll quote a 2012 paper by Davis et al. titled Understanding Weight Gain at Menopause(1): “In summary, weight gain
Calories Don’t Count, but CALERIEs Do
Let’s talk about this paper, part of the CALERIE study: Effect of Calorie Restriction with or without Exercise on Body Composition and Fat Distribution I made a promise to myself, and may have mentioned it here, that I would no longer
The Regulation of Bodyweight
Just “eat less and move more”, yes, but how do you do that? As this diagram depicts, there are many factors that influence our eating and exercise behaviors. From; Zheng, H. & Berthoud, H. (2008). Neural systems controlling the drive
An all-natural testosterone booster?
Ahhh, testosterone. It’s the hormone that makes dudes dudes. And if a dude with low testosterone levels can raise the available levels of this important hormone in his body he can expect such benefits as “improvement in libido and sexual
What Causes a Weight Loss Plateau?
It is a frequent occurrence for many people losing weight to hit a weight loss plateau. They are losing fairly consistently for a few weeks or even a few months and then nothing. The number on the scale is no
The Big Picture – Again!
I read a good paper this weekend, I know you’re jealous (I think I might need to start wearing brightly colored mismatch clothes). Anyway, the paper is; Time to abandon the notion of personal choice in dietary counseling for obesity? (Appelhans
You can find EVIDENCE to support ANY view?
There seems to be a fairly common view that virtually any idea or concept can be supported with “evidence”. I have had a couple of recent comments that highlight this view. One of the recent comments was; “All scientific research