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The future of obesity treatment is arriving, and personal trainers aren’t part of it?

April 9, 2020

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Last year I wrote The future of obesity treatment, arguing one of the only forms of effective treatment left on the table is heavy government intervention, but, maybe that was a ways off, and we could try one or two other avenues first. Soooo, looks like it might be going the other way- –Sugary Drink Consumption Plunges […]

If you’re wealthy and healthy, are sugary drinks bad for you?

June 10, 2019

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Pretty much whenever a study is titled, “Does X food cause Y problem(s)” I click the study and use the browser’s search function for “BMI”. I’m not even going to read a study like that if it didn’t control for something such as obesity. – Suppose you want to see if drinking soda negatively impacts […]

Are diet drinks safe? Do artificial sweeteners really cause cancer?

January 9, 2013

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This is part of a series. Part 1 here, part 2 here, you’re reading part 3, and the series in its entirety is here.  This is covered pretty extensively elsewhere so I’m not going to go into as much detail as the previous sections. First, I’ve heard / read often “Artificial sweeteners are toxins, thus they are bad.” Well, alcohol is toxic, and […]

What’s up with diet drinks and appetite?

January 9, 2013

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This is part of a series. Part 1 here, you’re reading part 2, part 3 here, and the series in its entirety is here.  Diet drinks get chastised all over the place. I’m going to go over some of the more prevalent reasons, at least from what I’ve seen. One of the main arguments against diet drinks is they increase appetite. The […]

Is soda really that big of a deal when it comes to your body weight?

January 9, 2013

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This is part of a series. You’re reading part 1, part 2 here, part 3 here, and the series in its entirety is here.  Let me first be very clear, I am not at all advocating drinking soda or sugary drinks. I’m just going to go over the affect these things have on one’s weight; then we’ll go from there. […]

Soda and your body weight / Diet drinks and your appetite / Artificial sweeteners and your risk of cancer

January 9, 2013

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This thing got out of control. I planned on this being a pretty short summary on the affect of diet drinks on weight-loss, and, well, I got a tad off track and just went off. For all the women who tell me I’m “emotionally unavailable” I now reply read my blogs! Apparently I have plenty […]