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Dr. Kessler’s Invterview on NPR – What is the government’s role in nutrition?


Posted on February 24th, 2011 by Matt Schoeneberger

Dr. David Kessler was a guest on Here & Now with Steve Goldstein on NPR. He’s speaking near me at ASU tomorrow night. I won’t go to his lecture, but I was pointed to this interview by a friend. The discussion topic of the interview was obesity and regulation of food by the government. Read more »

Jaylene’s Weight Loss Journey – #5


Posted on February 15th, 2011 by Jaylene G

I reached out to Jaylene through a phone call last week when I realized she was struggling. We had a great conversation and came to the following conclusions: Read more »

Insulin and Weight Loss: What is the Connection?


Posted on February 7th, 2011 by Jeff Thiboutot M.S.

There has been a good amount of discussion going on lately about the role insulin plays in the cause of weight gain and its role in the ability to lose weight. The recent discussion has been going on over at My Carb Sane-Asylum such as her posts; Hyperinsulinemia, Hyperglycemia and Insulin Resistance, Insulin Wars V: Dr. Richard Feinman and many others as well as James Kriegers Insulin…an Undeserved Bad Reputation over at his blog www.Weightology.net. I have not read all of the information put out by these two people, but, from what I have, I think they have put forth some useful information and have highlighted some holes in the “insulin makes you fat or inhibits fat loss” thing. With that in mind, I thought I would discuss a couple of papers on the subject. Read more »

"Lean Muscle Mass" – I’ll take redundancy for 200 please, Alex


Posted on February 2nd, 2011 by Matt Schoeneberger

The term “lean muscle mass” gets thrown around quite a bit in the fitness industry. Google the phrase and you’ll see it’s everywhere. I can’t remember whether Jeff or I noticed it first, but the term is redundant. It’s one of those things that we point and laugh at when we see it, because it’s become a catch phrase. Read more »