I am credited with having made the following statement on an internet newsgroup “Diet books tell you that you don’t have to reduce calories to lose weight, and then trick you into doing it anyway.” In this article, I want to look at some basic concepts related to dieting, the myriad weight-loss diets that exist, etc.… Read More
All over the internet, on forums dedicated to everything from weight loss to muscle gain, people will loudly argue that they are different. “My metabolism is different.”, “My nervous system is different”, “My muscles are different”, things of that sort. Everyone is a unique and delicate flower, just like their mom told them.… Read More
In the article You Are Not Different, I made reference to the concept of energy balance and it’s time to expand on that concept. In the most simplistic form, we can define energy balance as Energy balance = energy in – energy out.
Energy in is food, since this is the only place that human can absorb energy (calories and joules are both measures of energy).… Read More