Posts Tagged: obesity

I immediately realized that, whether I am healthy or fit or not doesn’t matter, because my health was happening without my involvement. Total catharses. Whether I wanted to work out or not, health and nutrition was happening. I always thought of it as “OH great – I got to the gym today. +1 for me!”. But that’s not it…. it’s that being healthy and fit, like we were running around as caveman, means that the baseline is that you are getting fitness constantly every day, and if you don’t, that is a -1, not a +1. Fitness is the baseline. I thought it was a choice.

Robert H. Lustig, MD, UCSF Professor of Pediatrics in the Division of Endocrinology, explores the damage caused by sugary foods. He argues that fructose (too much) and fiber (not enough) appear to Continue Reading…