The Zone Chefs Program Does All The Work For You

In a perfect world we’d all have the time and energy to prepare and eat 3 healthy meals and 2 snacks a day.  But most of us don’t live in a perfect world, so...

New Year’s Resolutions Stink

I hate New Year’s Resolutions.  They aren’t inspirational or motivational and there isn’t anything magical about January 1st that can make anyone start exercising, change eating habits, stop smoking or bring about change in...

The Banana Diet is the Worst Kind of Diet Nonsense

The Banana Diet is all the rage in Japan, but nonsense is nonsense whether you are in the East or the West. How is this for stupidity?  The author of The Morning Banana Diet says...

The Flat Belly Diet Is Just Another Gimmick

The latest nutritional fad is the Flat Belly Diet and the concept of “Belly Flattening Foods.” Recently there has been a lot of buzz about something called the Flat Belly Diet that features foods that...

The Biggest Loser is Bad For Your Health, Part 1

An article in the Wednesday November 25th edition of the New York Times, titled “In Reality Show, Health Can Be Lost in Frenzy,” reveals what responsible fitness professionals have said for years, in that...

Dr. Weil Recommends Yo-Yo Dieting

Dr. Andrew Weil, the Complimentary and Alternative Medicine guru (CAM), published a blog post saying that yo-yo dieting is better than "staying fat." I guess attaining superstar status in the world of CAM gives...

Weight Watchers Endorses McDonalds’ Menu Items

The Food Police in the Land Down Under – actually New Zealand – aren’t happy that Weight Watchers has endorsed a few items on McDonalds’ menu.  Weight Watchers has put their stamp of approval...

The Ramble: Food, Alli and Xenical, St. John's Wart and Snowboarding

Are you tired of being told what to eat?  I know I am.  The Ramble will cover many bases this week from the weight loss pills Alli and Xenical, the purported herbal remedy St....

Hoodia Weight Loss Supplements Get A Do Not Buy Recommendation

Over the past several years hoodia in all of its various forms – also known as hoodia gordonii – has been hailed as the magic bullet of weight loss supplement that may help end...

Jillian Michaels' Extreme Maximum Fat Burner Dietary Supplement

It’s bad enough that Jillian Michaels enjoys humiliating the contestants on “The Biggest Loser,” but now Michaels looks to spread her sphere of humiliation by pimping her Extreme Maximum Fat Burner supplement. The supplement industry...