Tag: obesity

What Obesity Paradox?

I’ve been following health and fitness news for many years now. One topic that has always puzzled me is the Obesity Paradox. To get us all up to speed, I asked Poe AI to explain the term.

The obesity paradox

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The Environmental Contaminant Theory of Obesity

UPDATE 2023: After reading It’s Probably Not Lithium by Natália Coelho Mendonça, I no longer consider the two writers at Slime Mold Time Mold to be credible. I still suspect that environmental toxins play a negative role in metabolic health [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]