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Discover your personal best diet from moment to moment

It makes sense that typical dieting ultimately causes weight gain. The body is an engine. Fall short on anything maintaining the engine and it sputters, meaning metabolism drops. When our car’s fuel tank empties or an engine part fails, we supply what is needed to...

Coconut Conundrum

The American Heart Association Presidential Advisory Board recently published a new scientific review and recommendations for dietary fat intake, including a recommendation against the consumption of coconut oil.  This has lead to a flurry of newspaper articles with...

Relax, but don’t “Super Relax” to drive metabolic rate

Keenan Mayo emailed me this morning to ask about my recent research on metabolism. His upcoming book with David Zinczenko entitled “The Super Metabolism Diet” claims you can “lose up to 20 pounds in four weeks with a scientifically proven and rigorously tested eating...

Our nutrition parachute

We are born with a reward response to sugar, fat, calories, and the more the better. Our food industry provides us a little TLC (tasty, low-cost, and convenient food) to satisfy this drug response in our brain. Eating has thus evolved into a series of drug hits to...

How to discover your personal best diet from moment to moment

How to discover your personal best diet from moment to moment It makes sense that typical dieting ultimately causes weight gain. The body is an engine. Fall short on anything maintaining the engine and it sputters, meaning metabolism drops. When our car’s fuel tank...