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Intuitive Eating

Intuitive eating ? which is best described as eating what you want, when you want, because you feel like eating it (with or without a ?damnit!) ? is a great concept. Sure, it has limitations. One is that superstimuli such as artificial sweeteners, flavor enhancers, and pornographically-delightful foods like chocolate, cupcakes, Mountain Dew, and potato chips often induce us to eat, not for...

2011 Video Summary

Starting the month of May off with a bit of a video summary of http://180degreehealth.com/to date… Coming up later this week we’ll hear a very interesting guest post from long-time follower Brock Cusick, which I browsed through this morning. Great stuff. As far as a preview for the upcoming month, I was thinking of really discussing the work of Ray Peat in the month of May in great...

How to Feed Your Kids

?Duke University psychologist Philip Costanzo, Ph.D., found that excess weight in school-age children was highly associated with the degree to which parents tried to restrain their children’s eating. Even well-meaning parents interfere with intuitive eating. When a parent tries to overrule a child’s natural eating cues, the problem gets worse, not better. -Evelyn Tribole; Intuitive...

Eating Order

In a recent post I promised I would cease poking fun at various dietary cults out there (temporarily of course) and lay some firm ground rules in a post called ?Eating Order. I’ve spent an entire day laboriously chipping away at the idea, but unfortunately, my octopus-like mind has managed to outsmart itself. Originally I had grand ideas ? ideas like having a healthy relationship with food...

2011 New Year’s Resolutions: Lose Weight!

Along the same lines as the last blog post – a long-winded and passionate article on getting beyond the pathological fixation on weight, diet, and body image issues affecting modern humans to an unacceptable degree, here is an audio program encouraging you to not TRY to lose weight as a New Year’s Resolution. The focus of any New Year’s Resolution should be making?a resolution...