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Food Reward = Why We?re All So Freakin? Fat?

By Joey Lott There are a few of us who have done so many stupid food restriction hijinks that our main concern is ?how can I put on some weight and keep it?? But by and large (pun intended) the overwhelming majority of people today are nearly obsessed with weight loss. The idea that there is an obesity epidemic is virtually unchallenged, and to be sure, the statistics are damning. We?re getting...

Stephan Guyenet

Yeah, we talked. It really happened. Matt Stone. Stephan Guyenet. I challenge anyone to find a more interesting and intelligent recorded conversation about? bodyfat regulation, obesity, leptin resistance, and so on anywhere. Listen to it HERE.

Taubes Schools Guyenet!

People practically beg me to write up some thoughts specifically about Gary Taubes. I have done so in the past, but not necessarily in thorough detail. When I did write about Taubes, I often championed him for pointing out that obesity is not a simple matter of calorie consumption, calories burned via exercise, willpower, discipline, and so forth. Gary Taubes, as well as several others, have...

Overfeeding Reduces Insulin Resistance?

I had to laugh as the Mayor of Hair Danny Roddy contacted me, wondering if I had heard what was being said about me at this year’s Weston A. Price Foundation conference this past weekend. I had not, but I followed his lead and snooped around on Twitter where there was a tidbit about Stephan Guyenet being asked about overfeeding reducing insulin resistance. ?Ah, you’ve been reading...

180DegreeHealth Hot Chicks Club

Recently I joked around about starting a “180 Hot Chicks Club” designated for the first 180 women who managed to hit a basal axillary’temperature (without fever) of 99 degrees F or higher on a Vicks digital’thermometer. First 180?members will receive a free t-shirt (once there are 180 members)! Okay, that t-shirt may be an empty promise. However, if there really were...