Exercise

I believe that every human has a finite amount of heartbeats. I don’t intend to waste any of mine running around doing exercises. ― Neil Armstrong You probably know, if you read this blog, my basic stance on exercise. I’m agin’ it. Well, not totally against it. I’m just against what is in vogue today, […]

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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, 2

Some of you may remember a previous post, where I directed you to the website of Sam Feltham. Mr. Feltham conducted a little personal experiment whereby he over-ate an incredible number of calories worth of fat for twenty-one days straight. He did not eat carbohydrates, and he ate sufficient, but not excessive, protein. He changed […]

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Criminal Negligence

That’s not a lie. It’s a terminological inexactitude. –Alexander Haig If we hadn’t all been fed a bunch of never-proved hypotheses about fat, calories and exercise as incontrovertible fact; by people who thought we were too stupid to be healthy and wanted to stick their big noses in and tell everyone else what to do, […]

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Insanity

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. –Albert Einstein I woke up this morning to see similar headlines blasted all over the web. I would love to quote it for you, but I just can’t decide which particular headline to use. The upshot of all the headlines is that […]

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That Is The Question

A bear, however hard he tries, grows tubby without exercise. –A.A. Milne Another big question I get in eating this way is, “what about exercise?” This is a good question. If you read at all, or are able to hear, you’d think that exercise was the magic elixir that solves all of life’s problems. You […]

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It Ain’t

‘Contrariwise,’ continued Tweedledee, ‘if it was so, it might be; and if it were so, it would be; but as it isn’t, it ain’t. That’s logic.’  –Lewis Carroll When I first read Why We Get Fat, by Gary Taubes, and even more so when I delved into his longer book, Good Calories, Bad Calories, I […]

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The First Step

The way that container should look

He was born on the finish line, so he thinks he won the race. –unknown So now you know what’s happened, but how did it happen? That’s the real question. So I’ll tell you the answer. It was a normal morning. I’d eaten my 1 measured cup of Cheerios and skim milk. I’d drunk my […]

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