Weight Loss Posts

Ketosis is back: The resurgence of a miracle cure?

Ketosis is back: The resurgence of a miracle cure?

In 2012, when I began writing this blog, the paleosphere was what I am now thinking of as  "old school paleo." Paleo bloggers then focused on leanness, fitness, biohacking, and generally being a hard guy (taking baths in ice water was a thing). We were told to never...

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3 Reasons To Track Your Food

3 Reasons To Track Your Food

If you know me, you know I'm not big on the calorie-counting and tracking mania of the rest of the diet world.  I prefer to let people figure out their health intuitively, eating whole, healthful foods that make them feel good.   But in some circumstances I actually...

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Is weight loss harder the older you get?

Is weight loss harder the older you get?

Does it get harder to lose weight the older you get? For many women who have already reached this point in their lives, the answer is an obvious YES. Yet the question still remains of why this is the case, and if it is absolutely necessary. What is the science behind...

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The right way to set weight loss goals

The right way to set weight loss goals

I've been a blogger the natural health scene for several years now. This means that I have seen half a dozen New Years celebrations come and go. As I have done so, I have helped usher literally thousands of people through their New Years Resolutions. Some have done...

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New science on fat shaming

New science on fat shaming

The health care system in the UK is becoming overly expensive and overly burdened, almost to a tipping point. So now - in an effort to stay afloat - nearly a third of UK hospitals are now denying health care to patients with a BMI over 30. These hospitals have...

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The 7 Worst Reasons to Lose Weight

The 7 Worst Reasons to Lose Weight

Last week I published a post "My 6 Favorite Reasons to Lose Weight." I also, and importantly, began that post with a HUGE disclaimer: "This post is intended to be very sensitive and also a bit in jest but not really." Yes, most certainly! That post and this post are...

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My 6 Favorite Reasons to Lose Weight

My 6 Favorite Reasons to Lose Weight

First, let me just say: I hope you understand that this post is in part in jest - because obviously there is no definitive list of anything, and to call weight loss motivation "favorite" "positive" or "best" or not is egregious, presumptuous, and quite self-righteous....

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5 Reasons to Stop Counting Calories Right Now

5 Reasons to Stop Counting Calories Right Now

Of all the ways in which people try to lose weight in America today, counting calories is probably the most popular. It is also probably one of the most misguided. Well, I'm not sure I can say that, given that I know that something called The Grapefruit Diet exists....

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Why I Love Healthy at Every Size

Why I Love Healthy at Every Size

Healthy at Every Size is a movement. It asserts that the best way to be healthy is to stop caring about your body fat percentage and start caring about the food you eat and the life you live. Officially, HAES "supports people in adopting health habits for the sake of...

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