If your diet works, good for you

http://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/Down-with-diet-judgments.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:34 — 3.0MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSAfter writing about a recent study on intermittent fasting, I wanted to follow up on some thoughts about diets in general.  Plenty of people are trying to lose weight, and are eager to believe the latest fad weight loss scheme […]

Is intermittent fasting that great?

If you’ve ever been very sick, very busy, stressed and anxious or on a demanding work deadline or otherwise preoccupied you’ve probably done so-called intermittent fasting.  For a day or two, you eat very little.  Then you go back to normal eating.  What happens to people all the time, due to circumstances, now has a […]

5 warning signs of a bogus weight loss scheme

So many weight loss scams. So few thin people. March is National Nutrition Month, so we’re going to hear a lot about the wisdom of balanced diets and mindful eating and portion control in the next few weeks.  Exactly the kind of sensible advice that goes right over the heads of desperate dieters who believe […]

Oprah lost weight despite eating bread

Bread sure gets a bad rap. Don’t think Oprah’s infamous $12 million dollar Tweet about eating bread and losing weight will help.  The Take Away Message: “Bread is fattening, but I still managed to lose weight.” We love to hate bread.  It’s been disparaged for decades in wealthier developed countries.  Imagine dissing bread in Italy […]

Does fiber boost weight loss?

http://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/02/Fiber-and-Weight-Loss.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 6:10 — 2.8MB)Subscribe: iTunes | Android | RSSSketchy interpretation of a recent study. You may have seen the headlines recently “To Lose Weight.. Focus on Fiber“.   This idea is not new.  It’s been around for decades.  So when I saw the recent headlines, I thought the […]

Eat like a Viking

Not into Viking? Try ‘The 1:6 Diet’ Are you into the latest diet craze: eating like a Viking?  It’s a Scando/Paleo mash up with the usual promises: lose weight by restricting your food choices. I came across an article in Vogue written by Kate Christensen, who decided to try the Viking diet while living in Maine.  According […]

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