There’s No Realistic Amount of Exercise That Will Stop Weight Gain

There’s No Realistic Amount of Exercise That Will Stop Weight Gain

This is a guest blog post by Yoni Freedhoff, MD The key word there being “realistic“. There’s no doubt that exercising in sufficient quantities will affect weight. Yet in study after study after study, long term exercise in quantities between 150 and 300 minutes per … Continue reading

Posted in Weight Loss | 7 Replies
The Truth About Banning Chocolate Milk In Schools

The Truth About Banning Chocolate Milk In Schools

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, MD I was amazed by the uproar the publication of a Dairy Farmers of Canada funded chocolate milk study inspired last week. The study, “Impact of the removal of chocolate … Continue reading

Posted in Kids Nutrition | 4 Replies
This 19 Second Video Proves: When it Comes to Obesity, Education is Not Enough

This 19 Second Video Proves: When it Comes to Obesity, Education is Not Enough

Obesity is a major problem in modern society. In a paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research, in the last 50 years the improvement in lifetime expectancy due to smoking cessation, safer driving, and reduced drinking has been … Continue reading

Posted in Weight Loss | 3 Replies
In Latest Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat Pow-wow, Where’s the Protein?

In Latest Low-Carb vs. Low-Fat Pow-wow, Where’s the Protein?

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, MD So the world is abuzz with the news that in a 1 year randomized trial, a low-carb diet led to greater losses than a low-fat diet. Anahad O’Connor covered the story … Continue reading

Posted in Food Thoughts | 6 Replies
The Top 10 Whys and Hows of Keeping a Food Diary

The Top 10 Whys and Hows of Keeping a Food Diary

This is a guest blog post by Yoni Freedhoff, MD Of all of the behaviors a person might adopt to help them with weight management, perhaps none is more powerful than keeping a food diary. Unfortunately, to date, food diaries … Continue reading

Posted in Weight Loss | 10 Replies
Who’s Afraid of Virginia’s Calories?

Who’s Afraid of Virginia’s Calories?

This is a guest blog post by Dr. Yoni Freedhoff, MD I interact with a great many health professionals, and not infrequently, the conversation somehow gets around to calories. I’m regularly surprised by many of their reactions. In fact, more … Continue reading

Posted in Food Thoughts | 10 Replies