Scientists have developed multiple techniques to measure our energy expenditure and assign portions to our metabolism, our body's maintenance, and the energy necessary to go from the couch to the refrigerator and back.
Obesity-related issues are more problematic than those associated with smoking, considering the tsunami of at least forty chronic preventable diseases, which result in its wake.
Years ago, I ran a full-exercise physiology or metabolic lab for a large medical practice.
We all know that when it comes to weight loss, dropping the pounds is the easy part. It’s keeping weight off that's hard.
Much like the search for the Fountain of Youth is the search by our overweight population for the "best" way to lose weight. Is it the low carb diet, the grapefruit diet, or the Zone diet?
For years - no, make that decades - we've been warned about the dangers of dietary fat. It has too many calories, it leads to high cholesterol and heart disease, too much can cause obesity, and on and on.
Gary Taubes has been saying for years that the nation's obesity problem is due to our propensity for consuming sugars and
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