Blog Posts in Obesity

All Posts
  • The Effect of Obesity on Health
    The Effect of Obesity on Health

    I just attended a seminar – the 6 th Annual Southwest Diabetes Symposium” sponsored by a large number of pharmaceutical companies including Eli Lilly and Boehringer-Ingelheim – on the treatment of ...

    Read More
  • A Little Teflon With Your Lipitor® and Your Chemo?
    A Little Teflon With Your Lipitor® and Your Chemo?

    The New York Times Magazine published an article about a corporate lawyer who took on DuPont Chemicals when he realized that perfluorochemical waste that they were dumping into a 66 acre landfill in ...

    Read More
  • Body Burden and Chronic Disease and Detox
    Body Burden and Chronic Disease and Detox

    Body Burden and Chronic Disease and Detox CNN’s Anderson Cooper did it. So did David Duncan for National Geographic. And Bill Moyers of PBS did it. All had their “body burden” tested and were dismayed ...

    Read More
  • Juicing - Why and How
    Juicing - Why and How

    Juicing – Why and how Juicing is often referred to as a “juice cleanse”. People juice for many different reasons. For most of us, we start juicing when we are feeling ill and when easier measures (of ...

    Read More
  • Obesity - Disease or Malnutrition?
    Obesity - Disease or Malnutrition?

    In the most recent American Heart Association guidelines , we are told that obesity should be treated like a disease, and that there is a pill to take care of the disease - the pill is called a statin ...

    Read More
  • Fish Oils and Oils, Fats and Trans Fats
    Fish Oils and Oils, Fats and Trans Fats

    Fats have been demonized for the last 40 years or more. And yet Americans are more overweight and more prone to chronic disease than ever before. Fats got a bad reputation in the late 1950’s when ...

    Read More