Happy New Year, everybody. I hope you had a wonderful welcome into 2015 and that this year is more peaceful and prosperous for everyone.
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Trigger warning: Discussion of the science of weight loss.
Perhaps some of you have seen this NPR article titled “When You Burn Off That Fat, Where Does It Go?” Maybe you have even seen the TEDx talk by Ruben Meerman called “The Mathematics of Weight Loss.”
Happy Holidays Everyone!
Since it’s the Christmas Season, I’d like to tell you a story about an old miser. This is the story of The Grinch Who Stole Reason:
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Trigger warning: Discussion of weight loss and surgical weight loss by a dickweed who profits off bullshit weight loss maxims.
I hate it when I can’t tell if the reason someone is being disingenuous is because they’re being intellectually dishonest or if they’re just kind of dumb.
I still haven’t decided where James Fell falls on that continuum.
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Trigger warning: Discussion of physicians recommending weight loss and weight loss surgery.
I was noodling around on the Health at Every Size® (HAES) Facebook page the other day and a woman was expressing dissatisfaction with a primary care doctor who had been pushing weight loss surgery on her even though she’d already explained previously that she wasn’t in the market for that. A variety of people commiserated and a few offered their own doctor stories, or mentioned the First Do No Harm site or Lesley Kinzel’s #DiagnosisFat.
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Trigger warning: Frank discussion of mainstream anti-obesity rhetoric.
Dude, Dr. David Katz, President of the American College of Lifestyle Medicine, wants you to know that if we simply treated obesity like drowning or health like wealth, all would be right with the world … meaning that we’d all be thin. You know, because it’s just that easy.
Just. That. Easy.
Because Dr. Katz is a pragmatist.