Are you packing on the Quarantine 15?

The shut down of daily life — aka Quarantine — is a recipe for diet disaster. There you are, locked in your home, bored, anxious, stressed, depressed, and angry. What do you do? You eat. Actual hunger has nothing to do with it. And for plenty of people, all this mindless eating leads to even […]

Quarantine Cuisine

Healthy food ideas for the coronavirus Shopocalypse If you’re worried about being subjected to a quarantine, at the mercy of government bureaucrats delivering your food, what should you buy? Everyone’s worried about toilet paper, but I’ve got some ideas about healthy foods that will keep reasonably well. Important point A quarantine — or “social distancing” […]

Your summer diet

When it comes to weight loss diets, the thought of bathing suits, shorts and sleeveless tops can be pretty motivating. Plenty of people start thinking about diets when looking ahead to the clothing of summer, hoping to arrive at their goal weight before the temperature hits 90°.  But if your weight isn’t quite what you’d […]

Omega 3 fats obesity cure? Play in new window | Download (Duration: 7:29 — 3.4MB)Subscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | RSSAre omega-3 fats the solution to obesity? That’s the gist of an editorial published in a recent edition of Open Heart/British Medical Journal.  The authors, Artemis Simopoulos MD and James DiNicolantonio, PharmD argue that processed food and industrial agriculture […]

Don’t Diet. Be Happy.

Fruit and vegetables aren’t just healthy; they actually make you happy!  This rather unusual finding comes from a study done in Australia.  The researchers found that people who went from eating practically zero fruit and vegetables to eating 8 servings a day experienced increased feelings of happiness and life satisfaction.  They studied over 12,000 people […]

Why are women are getting fatter?

My 10 speculative explanations. You didn’t need a statistical study to tell you people are getting fatter.  Just go out and look around.  But it helps to have your observations confirmed by health experts, and the latest bad news is that women are becoming more obese — 40% at last count — at a fast […]

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