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UltraMetabolism® Myth #1: Eat Less + Exercise More = Weight Loss

UltraMetabolism™ Myth #1: Eat Less + Exercise More = Weight Loss Joanna, a 53-year old executive secretary and mother of 3 was a bundle of frustration and resignation. She recounted a story I had heard from hundreds of patients.  She had tried every diet – liquid diets, low carb diets, low fat diets, high ‘fad’ […]

UltraMetabolism® Myth # 2: The Calorie Myth

“The concept that “a calorie is a calorie” underlies most conventional weight loss strategies.  According to this principle, obesity results from an imbalance between energy intake and expenditures.  The proposed cure is to eat less and exercise more.  However calorie restricted, low fat diets have poor long-term effectiveness in the outpatient setting.  In a sense, […]

UltraMetabolism® Myth # 3: Eating Fat Makes You Fat

When Fat Makes You Thin When Joe first saw me he was desperate.  At 42 years old he had his first bypass.  Terrified he would die before he was 50 years old; he followed his doctor’s advice perfectly.  He ate a perfect low fat diet, exercised daily, took an aspirin, a cholesterol lowering medication and […]