The Crazy-Maker

Dieting Makes Us Fatter

The research just keeps coming!  A recent New York Times article explains why you “can’t lose weight on a diet.”  It is long, but worth the time to read the entire article.  Can we finally start focusing on a healthier lifestyle without so much emotional energy invested in a number on the scale?  Did you know that[…]

Lessons from “The Biggest Loser”

Losing 239 pounds in 7 months is a good thing for a 430 pound man, right?  Not so fast!  Literally. It turns out that hunger hormones are drastically affected by rapid weight loss.  Combined with a decreased metabolism designed for survival, it becomes very difficult for someone to maintain the lower weight long-term without almost[…]