I've been doing a little research. Apparently fat contains 9 calories per gram. That means that in an ideal world* burning 1000 calories in the gym would consume a grand total of 111g of fat… Read More
Wow!This guy has lost 500 or his 1070 pounds since last June, following a gastric bypass opperation.If ever there was a reason to not put on weight, this is it. I really feel for people lik… Read More
A story is doing the rounds at the moment about a study by University of California, Davis, into the long term benefits (or rather, lack of) provided by dieting.CBSHindustan Times Two groups… Read More
The UK agency responsible for making sure that adverts on TV are honest and accurate (although sadly not for quality, damn crazy frog) has given Atkins Nutrition UK which supplies low carb f… Read More
As I mentioned in a previous post, I have a couple of charts that I have pinned to my wall at home:A graph of my planned weight loss on which I plot my weight every week, and a rolling avera… Read More
I've been doing some more research into these claims about opiates in cheese. They appear to be based on the idea that cheese contains casein, which breaks down into casomorphines in the bod… Read More
"I am trying to lose weight."That is a statement that has been true to some degree for most of my life. Throughout my childhood I was an overweight kid, and now I'm an overweight adult. But… Read More
This is how I am recording my weight loss progress. It seems to work well.I have a graph on my wall, with the date in weeks along the bottom, and weight in kilos up the side. The graph cove… Read More
For most of my life I have tried lots of short term fixes for my weight problem, all of them failed, all of them were based on false ideas. I've gone through binges of eating certain types o… Read More
I was watching "Supersize Me" again last night. Something that I had missed the first time was that both chocolate and cheese contain opiates. They are only mild, they arn't heroin, but th… Read More
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