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In the 1700s, the average person consumed roughly seven pounds of sugar per year. Today the average person consumes 150 pounds of sugar each year and obesity rates are skyrocketing. If you want to lose weight and get healthy, you … Continue reading
I once overheard an overweight woman in the produce aisle comment that she doesn’t eat avocados because they are too high in fat. Clearly, this is someone who jumped on the low fat bandwagon of eating low fat, high sugar, … Continue reading
When people talk about how they’re trying to lose weight, they’ll often puzzle over the fact that they go to the gym and put in a good workout, yet are not losing weight. Food intake aside, the other variable in … Continue reading
New Year’s celebrations have passed, the scale registers a little higher, weight loss resolutions have been made, and the weight loss ads have hit the airwaves. Most of the television ads are for weight loss programs that include their own … Continue reading
Two parties this week, people bringing baked goods into the office, the school holiday party, and a kitchen full of flour, sugar, chocolate, and sprinkles. That’s enough to ruin any attempt to not gain weight during the holidays. Here’s the … Continue reading
Munch, munch. Nibble, nibble. Chomp, chomp. Gulp, gulp. We are eating too much and too often, and not moving enough. Today, the average American is consuming nearly one-third more calories than he did in the late 1970s, and we are less … Continue reading
Facebook is great for staying in touch with family and friends, but it may not be so great for your fanny. Regardless of whether it’s Facebook, Pinterest, emails, or a work project, the average person does a lot of sitting. … Continue reading
Regardless of your age, how much you have to lose, or how out of shape you think you are, it is never too late to begin to exercise and eat smart. I’d like you to meet Ann to make my point. … Continue reading
In the chapter Stalk a Thin, Fit Person in my book I’m Fat, Help Me, I map out a plan for observing the behaviors of thin, fit people while in grocery stores. Readers have commented that they’ve learned so much … Continue reading