Weight Loss vs. Weight-Neutral – The War That Doesn’t Need to Happen

Weight Loss vs. Weight-Neutral – The War That Doesn’t Need to Happen

When I was in grad school, there were these two camps. The first camp seemed to be the jaded vets who believed we should focus all of our “anti-obesity” efforts on the coming generation, the children. The second camp seemed to be younger and a bit more naïve, they still believed that they could still help…everyone. Both of these perspectives have validity, but are not without significant scientific chinks in their armor.

Social Isolation – A Big Deal!

Social Isolation – A Big Deal!

These are all quotes from an upcoming presentation revolving around chronic fatigue…It is amazing how deep the rabbit hole goes. “The typical American feels they have no-one to confide in and an average social network of two people. America is the most socially...

Seek First To Understand

Seek First To Understand

I love science. I love information, but “This fundamental belief about the role of information and knowledge in determining behavior is wrong and unscientific. Giving people information does not make them change.”

Don’t Be A Nutritional Dick

Don’t Be A Nutritional Dick

If you ever post content about judging a stranger on their food choices, you are digging a deeper divide between yourself and “them.” You are creating a war you will never win. You are creating an Us Vs. Them, a Have vs. Have-Not mentality that will put any human on the limbic defensive. Stop it.

Sweat and Salt

Sweat and Salt

The last time Dr. Davidson was in the Jungle, we were all in awe of his sweating ability. He would be drenched after the warm-up and puddles would follow him around pretty much all day. We literally had to put a towel down on the platform so we could squat safely. Of...

Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

Don’t Take Yourself Too Seriously

I keep my social media presence fairly professional, but my friends and wife know that I am rarely if ever very serious. Everything is not a joke and I want to do the dishes so things tend to work out. I also can’t remember the last time I have been around someone who...

Entropy Will Always Win.

Entropy Will Always Win.

“Desert cultures are prone toward monotheistic religions; rain forest dwellers, polytheistic ones. Nomadic pastoralists’ deities tend to value war and valor in battle as an entrée to a good afterlife. Agriculturalists invent gods who alter the weather. As noted, once...

No One Is Really Estrogen Dominant…Ever.

No One Is Really Estrogen Dominant…Ever.

Men have on average 300 times more testosterone than estrogen floating around in serum, even diagnosable hypogonadal men will still likely have over 100 times more testosterone than estradiol, and cycling females at the end of their follicular phase where estrogen is...