The Feedbag Method: How to Beat Food Cravings, Bingeing, and Emotional Eating

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In line with the shift in focus in the new Diet Recovery, I thought it was worthy to post this insightful passage from Geneen Roth’s book, When Food is Love.  It’s about letting kids regulate their own eating, but certainly applies to making the same leap ourselves.  I had posted this in an old blog of mine that no longer exists, and it’s worth the reposting – especially...

How to Burn Fat and Why You Shouldn’t

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By Danny Roddy, author of The Peat Whisperer Traversing through the blogosphere reveals much text, but little art. This is, until you stumble upon the site of low-carb sage Petro Dobromylkyj. Similar to da Vinci’s “David” or Shakespeare’s Hamlet, Petro’s exudes extraordinary vision. One doesn’t have to read past the header for the first glimpse of his contribution to The Great Work: “You need to...

The Biggest Dietary Change Ever Made

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Over roughly the last 100 years, the United States, and the rest of the world, has undergone a dramatic dietary change.  We eat less at home and more at restaurants.  We eat fewer foods made from scratch and more that are processed and packaged at a factory far, far away.  There are of course many other changes (frequent dieting being equally if not more significant).  But the biggest change of...

Intestinal Bacteria and Obesity

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Before we jump into a very fascinating topic, I must first mention that my latest bestselling book (#1 of 22,000 listings in Nutrition on Amazon), Eat for Heat: The Metabolic Approach to Food and Drink, is currently available at a heavily-discounted price.  If you haven’t had the chance to read it yet, now’s the time to get it – and tell your friends about it too.  Buying it,...

How We Get Fat

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No this is not a book review of Gary Taubes’s Why We Get Fat.  Rather, this is a post about the reality of how people pack on extra weight minus Taubes’s incorrect and shortsighted assessment of biochemistry. A question I get as often, or more often than any other, is “Well then, what does cause people to become fat?”  Believe it or not, this question involves more than just a one-word response,...
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