Diet Myths and Facts

Mountain Dew Drinkers Are Heaviest, Espresso Drinkers Lightest

Have you ever wondered if people of certain weights buy certain drinks?

Nutritional Fanaticism II: The Vegan Extreme

If extreme low carbers rank #1 in dietary fervency, then call extreme Vegans a “1(a)”.

Nutritional Fanaticism I: Extreme Low Carbers

No dietary trend has garnered as much popularity as low carb in the past decade.

Health Fanaticism: A Look at Diet and Exercise Cults

Religion, politics, and yes let’s add nutrition to the fray.

8 Diet and Exercise Myths That Die Hard

AKA “Things we thought we knew that might be wrong”.

Insulin: Is the Bad Rap Justified?

The insulin-makes-you-fat issue is something I’ve come full circle on.

Are You ‘Skinny Fat’?

Not only do people have to deal with the issue of being labeled as ‘fat’ or as ‘skinny’, but now it seems there is a new label becoming popular in the world of diet & fitness.

The Average American Eats 85.5 Pounds of Fat!

We stumbled on a great graphic that illustrates what the average American eats throughout the course of one year.

Why You Shouldn’t Buy Lots of Diet Books

Ever felt a sense of deja vu when you are reading the latest diet book?

The Biggest Loser: Dangerous Weight Loss

While there is no clear definition of what constitutes “unsafe” weight loss, it’s probably fair to say that “The Biggest Loser” flirts with that blurry line at the best of times.

Does Someone You Know Need to Be Told the Truth?

This is a continuation to last months health rant “17 Home Truths Every Health Freak Needs to Hear”.