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Weighty Matters

Musings of an obesity medicine doc and certifiably cynical realist, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff.
The 8th Myth of Modern Day Dieting: There's One Best Diet
The 7th Myth of Modern Day Dieting: Some Foods Must Be Forbidden
The 6th Myth of Modern Day Dieting: Cheat Days Are Wise
The 5th Myth of Modern Day Dieting: You Can Outrun Your Fork
Saturday Stories: Hustles, HIV, and Watching
A Great Use for Condoms, Nutella, Mentos, and Coca-Cola
The 4th Myth of Modern Day Dieting: You Shouldn't Eat Unless You're Hungry
The 3rd Myth of Modern Day Dieting: Dieting Must Be Difficult
The 2nd Myth of Modern Day Dieting: Scales Measure Health
The 1st Myth of Modern Day Dieting: It's About Willpower
Saturday Stories: Malaria, Secret Surveillance, and Tamiflu Stockpiling
If I Move to Japan, I think I'll Join this Gym
Guest Post: On the CBC, Homeopaths are Now Medical Experts?
Jenny Craig Thinks Calling People "Circus Fat" is Good for Business?
Have You Ever Encountered the "What's Your Better Idea?" Fallacy
Badvertising: Dr. Joey's Skinny Chews
Saturday Stories: ADHD, Tuberculosis, and False Balance
Dogs and Disappearing Treats Make For a Great Two Minute Smile
You Won't Believe How Much Sugar and Trans-Fat the Girl Scouts SellEach Year
Oh How I Wish These Awful New Kids' Toys Were an April Fools Joke
Should We be Treating Type 2 Diabetes With Bariatric Surgery?
Juice is NOT a F@*#ing Fruit Part II
Saturday Stories: Best Diet, Failing Kids, and Parasites
Did You Know that Oreos Are Responsible for the World's Cocaine Supply?
Health Canada Allows Cupcakes to Claim They're a Source of Calcium and Iron