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The Big Lie Fat People Tell Ourselves

Losing weight isn’t like quitting smoking or drinking or heroin or anything else, we say. People can quit smoking cold turkey. You can stop drinking and never have to touch another glass of alcohol. Once you’re off the needle, you’re off the needle. You don’t have to smoke, drink or sniff glue, but I’m addicted […]

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5 Medical Miracles The Health Care Industry Doesn’t Want You To Know About

America is the most medicated civilization in the history of, well, civilization. Nearly 70% of Americans take at least one prescription drug regularly. 50% take two. A mind blowing 1 out of every 5 Americans is on 5 or more prescriptions. We take them for wide variety of reasons: High blood pressure (22%), High Cholesterol […]

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Your Brain Is a Zombie for Sugar

Americans love sugar more than a fat kid loves cake.. actually pretty much exactly the same as a fat kid loves cake. Which is to say… a whole, whole lot. We eat about 100 pounds of sugar each every year. When Hostess filed for bankruptcy last year, we went into a national state of crisis […]

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