Managing Your Weight Set Point

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By Rob Archangel, 180DegreeHealth.com staff writer Quick heads up folks- Matt recently offered a guest article for Tom Corson-Knowles on the bodyweight set point. It’s a nice introduction to the concept and has some ideas about how to impact it. Plus, the cast of Willow, the Swedish Bikini Team and Alf- oh my! It just went live over on Tom’s site, so head on over and check it out...

Altering the Weight Set Point

Today is the big day… My interview with Tom Nicoli for Premier Summits Weight Loss Summit is finally up.  You have exactly one day to listen to it for free, so check it out right away if you get a chance.  The subject is the body weight set point, how restricted eating, stress, and endurance exercise tend to raise the weight set point (the weight your body maintains while...

Podcast with Elizabeth Walling

Yesterday Elizabeth Walling interviewed me on The Nourished Life podcast.  We discussed mostly weight set point while diverging into a few side tangents such as exercise, the Paleo diet, and more.  You can listen to the podcast here… The Nourished Life I also regret my response to her last question, which was more or less “where does someone start?” when it comes to...

The Flavor-Calorie Theory

In March I did a quick video introducing Seth Roberts, a Berkeley psychologist, and his interesting theory known as the flavor-calorie association theory of body weight set point regulation. I also mentioned Roberts’s pioneering work in 180 Degree Metabolism – in the lengthy discussion about the going theories on what causes leptin resistance and a rise in set point. I am still incredibly...

Reactive Hypoglycemia

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In the last post on Anorexia, I promised to discuss what I believe to be a very common problem for any long-term dieter – particularly one that has taken their metabolism down to the extremes seen among underweight anorexics. This is what is deemed “reactive hypoglycemia.” The telltale sign of reactive hypoglycemia, without using a glucose meter, is tremendous hunger and shakiness within an hour...
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