Category Archives: Weight-Loss

Best weight-loss video EVER–in my opinion

By Jeff Nelson, the founder of VegSource When I received my newsletter today, an article about heart disease caught my eye. More about that article later, but first, I want to share Jeff’s superbly-done, 26-minute, weight loss video with you. ( … Continue reading

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Weight-loss and the deadly world of personal health journalism

“Survival of the wrongest” That was the title of an article that appeared in the Columbia Journalism Review earlier this year (January 2013, see link below). It was written by David H. Freedman, a contributing editor at The Atlantic, and a consulting editor … Continue reading

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Losing weight or getting healthy in 2013?

That’s the title of my latest article on The Food Channel As we all know, January and February is when our multi-billion dollar weight loss and fitness industry kicks into gear. And that market gets bigger every year; no pun … Continue reading

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Weight-Loss. Effortless and Permanent?

Some readers disagree. I would like to hear your story. Here’s mine. My personal experience since starting a near optimal, whole foods, plant-based diet in 2003 has been that the weight-loss was effortless and permanent. My peak weight was around … Continue reading

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Eric, inspired by President Clinton, shares his story

A few months ago, a reader sent me a copy of one of his recent blogs. It was a letter to Bill Clinton—thanking him for influencing him to take charge of his health. The message and photos speak for themselves. … Continue reading

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A tale of two diet-styles; choose the one that’s right for you.

And you won’t need to consult with your physician to decide. Since Robert Atkins got rich telling people how to lose weight by reinforcing their bad habits several decades ago, there has been a steady stream of those kinds of … Continue reading

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Weight-loss pills. Miracle solution or just more confusion?

I’m betting on the latter. Now that we have two new weight-loss drugs after a 13-year hiatus, what is the medical community saying about who should take them, for how long, at what cost, what results can be expected and … Continue reading

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