Tag: obesity

The Environmental Contaminant Theory of Obesity

Recently, I discovered the site Slime Mold Time Mold and their Chemical Hunger series. It is basically a mini-book that makes the case that environmental contaminants are the reason for the obesity epidemic. It is fascinating and it has … [continue reading]

Deep Nutrition, Perfect Health Diet and The End of Overeating

I’m way behind on my nutrition book summaries. In this post, I’ll cover three excellent books that approach nutrition from different viewpoints that compliment each other nicely.

Deep Nutrition: Why Your Genes Need Traditional Food

Many of the readers of … [continue reading]

Physician Heal Thyself

After Obama nominated a tax cheat to run the United States Treasury, who could have imagined that we’d get a more ironic nomination. The new Surgeon General is Regina Benjamin and her prime health mission is tackling obesity. She is … [continue reading]

More Carbohydrate Observations From Malaysia

After posting Carbohydrate Observations From Malaysia, I returned to the streets of Kuala Lumpur to look for more patterns to support or refute by observations.

The first thing I want to clarify is that Malaysian women are overweight, not … [continue reading]

Carbohydrate Observations From Malaysia

* Note that my Malaysian observations were all inside Kuala Lumpur. Things may be different outside the city.

Malaysia has a problem that its neighbor Thailand doesn’t: obesity. Wherever I went in Thailand the people were trim. Age didn’t … [continue reading]

Killer at Large – Obesity Documentary Without Focus

Last night I watched the documentary Killer at Large: Why Obesity is America’s Greatest Threat. Although I will give this film a slight thumbs-up, it has problems. Killer at Large tries to tackle every angle of the obesity … [continue reading]