6 Reasons Smart People Don’t Diet

I recently published a book titled Smart People Don’t Diet: How the Latest Science Can Help You Lose Weight Permanently (Da Capo-Lifelong books). As I talk to television, radio, and podcast hosts and a variety of other people in the process of promoting this book, I’m often asked, “Have you ever been on a diet?” … Read more …

At Least They’re Trying: Soda, Obesity, and the Freedom to Choose

By Dr. Charlotte Markey and Jessica Schulz —————- According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention,1 the rate of obesity has substantially increased for both children and adolescents in the past thirty years. In 1980, 7% of children between the ages of six and eleven were obese. In 2012, 18% of children in this … Read more …

7 Diet Rules Science Says You Should Stop Following

When it comes to managing one’s weight, I don’t know anyone who wouldn’t like a few easy rules to follow. For example, if you told me that if I just cut chocolate out of my diet and then I’d have Sports Illustrated calling to feature me on the cover of the swimsuit issue, I’d stop eating chocolate…well, at least for … Read more …