fed up

My Definitive Review of the “Fed Up” Movie (and an Alternative Solution)

“Fed Up” is a documentary by Stephanie Soechtig and executive producers Katie Couric and Laurie David. It aims to shed light on the growing obesity epidemic (especially the childhood obesity epidemic), flesh out the real cause, and offer practical solutions.  Everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead […]

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8 Examples of Black and White Thinking That Destroy Your Weight Loss and Health Goals

I’m fascinated by the question, “Why do some people succeed where so many others fail?” When you consider that conventional weight loss and health programs have a failure rate of over 90%, it’s a good question to ask. Hopefully by now you’ve digested the truth that success in developing a healthy lifestyle is 80% psychological. Concepts […]

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Stop Working Out and DWYLT Instead (It’ll Change Your Life)

In my series on conscious eating, I make an argument for adopting amicable strategies over antagonistic ones. For example, willpower is an antagonistic strategy while improving your relationship with food is an amicable one. The premise is that working with yourself instead of against yourself makes you much more likely to sustain the behavior. The question is, where does the […]

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