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Diet Industry

The Downfall in Homogenizing the Causes of Obesity

Judith J. Wurtman, PhD | Posted 02.03.2014 | Healthy Living
Judith J. Wurtman, PhD

The JAMA article pointed out the impressive results from understanding cancer as a genetically complex disease, and developing personalized therapies in response. Isn't it time for us to understand obesity in all its complexity and mirror this process?

I Don't Want To Sell You Weight Loss

Isabel Foxen Duke | Posted 11.11.2013 | Women
Isabel Foxen Duke

I'm gonna take a risk right now, and bet on women. I'm going to honor and respect the intelligence of women everywhere by telling you the truth... a truth that's really, really hard for a wellness professional to admit.

Finally, Proof Fat-Shaming Doesn't 'Work'

The Huffington Post | Margaret Wheeler Johnson | Posted 07.31.2013 | Women

Fat discrimination and prejudice are everywhere -- at work, in dating situations, in media (we are not over it, Rex Reed), in think tanks, in academia...

'Why I'm Glad Dieting Doesn't Work'

Darya Pino Rose | Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living
Darya Pino Rose

I would say it is unfortunate that the weight-loss pills, programs, and bonus DVDs haven't really worked out, but now that I'm a foodist, I see the failure of the dieting industry to make us thinner or healthier as one of the luckiest mess-ups of our generation.

How Diet Soda Makes You Fat (And Other Food And Diet Industry Secrets)

Mark Hyman, MD | Posted 05.07.2013 | Healthy Living
Mark Hyman, MD

These ideas are false. They are food and diet industry propaganda that make and keep us fat and sick. Lies by the food industry combined with bad government policy based on food industry lobbying are the major cause of our obesity and diabetes epidemic.

Fewer Americans Are Doing This

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 01.09.2013 | Women

In January, the month of New Year's resolutions galore, it might seem like everyone is on a diet... but in general, dieting may not be as prevalent in...