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TED Talk: Why dieting doesn't usually work

Such a valuable video for anyone who’s ever beat themselves up because their diet didn’t work long term:

There was once a time when what and how much I ate shadowed every waking moment of my day. 205 more words

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Counting Calories Doesn't Work

Calorie counting is accepted as “the right way” to choose what to eat to lose weight, but the truth is it doesn’t work.

That isn’t hyperbole – calorie counting does not work, and I’ll prove it to you. 468 more words

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The PCOS Predicament

I have PCOS, polycystic ovary syndrome. It is a metabolic and hormonal disorder that has a long list of symptoms and risks attached to it. Let’s just say my hormones are out of whack and my ovaries don’t release eggs as they should. 535 more words

New Research: Sugar Is Addictive

Sugar is addictive and affects our brains like a drug. And just like drugs, the longer we eat sugar the more we have to eat to get the same level of pleasure. 300 more words

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Nutrition: Turn it Upside Down

For a truly healthy diet turn the food pyramid upside down.

The food pyramid created by the USDA at the end of last millennium was an attempt to reduce the amount of fat people were eating in order to combat heart disease. 267 more words

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Full-Fat Dairy Reduces Diabetes Risk

New studies show that eating full-fat dairy products not only halves the risk of diabetes, but lowers the risk of obesity.

A 15-year US study of more than 3,300 people published last month in the journal… 62 more words

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Butter IS Better

I remember the TV ad well.

A pudgy father reached across his 1970’s vinyl topped kitchen table with stainless steel knife gripped awkwardly in hand to carve a healthy slice off a solid brick of butter. 1,083 more words

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