Monthly Archives: March 2011

People Dancing (Part 1 of a series)

In case you need some models for some aspect of your own life that feels impossible to you now, I’m starting a People Doing Things series on this blog to help you visualize or locate people who look like you … Continue reading

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Research Round Up Part 3: Weight, Shape, and Mortality

So, you’re with me thus far: Diets don’t work to help people lose weight. “Healthy lifestyle change” doesn’t help people lose weight (nor is it clear that it helps people get healthy, actually, but more on that later). Your failure … Continue reading

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Does “Healthy Eating” Lead to Body Change? Research Roundup, Part 2

Of course, even Weight Watchers claims that “diets don’t work; weight watchers does.” Diets may not work, you might be thinking, but what about “healthy eating” or “healthy lifestyle change”? Surely if you eat right you will lose weight, right? … Continue reading

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