Trying to Lose Weight in December? Try This.

Are you trying to lose weight in December?  Are you hoping to lose tonnage for the annual “Wear your bikini in December!” office Christmas party?  I hope not.  First, you cannot lose more than a few pounds in December unless you don’t mind gaining them all back (and more) in January. Second, if everyone in…

Will Time-Restricted Eating Help You Lose Weight?

Time-restricted eating is the hot new trend in dieting.  Eat as much food as you like and lose weight, as long as you restrict your eating to a narrow window each day: eight to ten daylight hours.  (Opinions differ slightly.)  The basics: if you start breakfast at, say 10 AM and finish dinner by 6…

Obesity & Diabetes: Caused by Bad Bacteria or Lack of Good Bacteria?

Obesity and diabetes have reached epic proportions, and everyone knows why.  At least, everyone thinks they know why.  Our diets have: too much fat, too much sugar, too much dairy, too much wheat, too much wheat, too much milk, too much processed food, or not enough fiber.  Alternatively, people blame: lack of exercise, not enough…

Why Fruit Is Safe on a Low-Carb Diet

Here’s a fact few diet ‘experts’ know: fruit is safe on a low-carb diet.  Two or three peices a day will not stop you from losing weight. I know – for years you’ve been told that to diet successfully, you must spend months eating nothing but protein and vegetables. Who invented that law? A fat…