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 […]

Top 3 Science-Free diets of 2014

https://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/12/Top-Science-Free-Diets.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:37 — 3.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSWhen it comes to fad diets, science is irrelevant. It’s a constant source of frustration to nutrition experts everywhere: some random person cooks up a new fad diet, cherry-picks a few factoids to make the diet sound plausible, and […]

Why fad diets work. And then don’t.

https://radionutrition.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Fad-Diets.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 5:33 — 2.5MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSTrue Fact: Fad diets drive nutrition experts crazy. Why?  Because despite the fact that they never really work, they refuse to go away.  There’s always a new fad diet and millions of dieters jumping on the bandwagon.  After all […]

5 tips for summer dieting

I’ve been neglecting the topic of weight loss and dieting for too long, and it’s a good time to re-visit that, what with swimsuit and shorts season upon us.  Plus dieting is easier in summer: appetite is reduced in hot weather you can fill up on all the fresh vegetables and fruits that are in […]

Do you really need to eat meals to be healthy?

I’ve been thinking more about the meal issue this week.  It’s a 21st Century dilemma.  In our global 24/7 world, traditional meals may not even be possible for many people.  Certainly, if you don’t cook and don’t have a helpful personal chef or stay-at-home parent to cook for you, meals start to look like a […]

The Biggest Loser: tv glitz or weight loss plan?

  The Biggest Loser TV show is into it’s 12th “season” (2 seasons/year).  So where are all the thin people?  You’d think a TV show depicting the weight loss triumphs of extremely obese people would result in a lower obesity rate.  After all, the show provides a convenient road map for diet success: live in […]

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