Causes of Childhood Obesity & Childhood Obesity Facts

When I was in grade school just a couple short decades ago, many of us were a little pudgy. I had a pretty sweet gut going as did most of my friends. But obese? There was only one kid in my grade that could be considered obese. He was the fat kid. Like “Lardass” in the movie Stand By Me, or of course “Chunk,” being really fat was unique and freakish. Oh have times changed, and in such a short...

Blood Sugar Information – Effects of High and Low Blood Sugar

Without question, one of the greatest epidemics of modern man is the epidemic of high blood sugar. High blood sugar effects include, first and foremost, elevated levels of the hormone insulin.  Insulin, a fat storage hormone named after “insulation,” leads to a disorder known as metabolic syndrome – a pre-diabetic condition that typically includes elevated triglycerides, high blood pressure, low...

The Count the Obese Starch-Eater Game

Recently I got into a jovial, light-hearted back and forth on Twitter about obesity, carbohydrates, yada, yada.  Some heavy artillery was slung my way, a recent article that, several days later Tom Naughton of Fat Head dedicated an entire blog post to.  The premise of the article was that the whole obesity thing was a Big Fat Lie!  Well, I agree.  But the author concluded...

Dr. Colbert on Obesity

More on the hot topic of omega 6 and omega 3 fatty acids later, as the review of Brian Peskin’s video series on the topic has the wheels in my brains spinning.  For now, thanks to Darya Pino of Summer Tomato where I found this truly fine assessment of obesity in America…...

In Bread Pudding

As I scour through Richard Johnson’s The Sugar Fix, which is without question strengthening my already very strong views about the role of fructose in the development of obesity, type II diabetes, and other disorders related to insulin resistance – I couldn’t help but point out a redneck creation that finally went from joke to actuality this afternoon. Months ago I was visiting my half brother...
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