The idea of a following a particular diet always seemed stupid to me so I didn’t try them. This isn’t to say I’ve never been on diets. I have. But I always just did that practical plan that every Diet Skeptic knows, and that’s to eat less and move more. I’ve done that with and without calorie counting.… Continue reading Losing My Dietary Skepticism
Early in 2010, a few events changed my dietary habits drastically. In 2009, I lost 66 pounds by limiting my caloric intake and exercising. But I had not paid much attention to what I was eating, only how much. I had some vague notions about keeping down the fat and I leaned toward low… Continue reading 2010 – The Year in Food Photos
I get a lot of questions about weight loss, both from real life friends and colleagues, and from my many internet buddies and facebook friends. I’ve lost 99 pounds thus far and everyone has noticed. I’m feeling great and I truly enjoy “paying it forward.” I feel like there’s so much misinformation out there, pushed… Continue reading Your Five Most Common Weight Loss Questions Answered
A year and a half ago, I embarked on what some would call my “weight loss journey”. I prefer to say I started taking the steps to change my lifestyle. Both are accurate descriptions. Since then I have learned many things I never knew. I learned what a portion of food looks like. I learned… Continue reading The Food and Diet Industry is Making and Keeping You Fat
When it comes to weight loss plans, wild exaggerations and false promises run rampant. Here are the five most egregious lies the diet industry uses to sell their worthless products. Most important one first, in case you quit reading. 1. Lose Weight and Eat All You Want Sorry to say, you cannot eat all you… Continue reading 5 Weight Loss Lies
Misinformation about weight loss and diet is everywhere you look. One has to dig through a pile of material designed to sell you on a particular product or diet to find the truth beneath all the lies, false claims, and exaggerated effectiveness of said products and diets. This is a list of ten common missing… Continue reading Ten Weight Loss Lessons Learned
I eat a lot less in quantity than I did before I started this journey. But in quality and variety, I’ve found so much more. I’m reading In Defense of Food by Michael Pollan and it is solidifying a lot of the ideas I’ve come to have about eating over the past 14 months. I… Continue reading I love food.