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Weighty Matters

Musings of an obesity medicine doc and certifiably cynical realist, Dr. Yoni Freedhoff.
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
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation Fundraising with Healthwashed Junk Food
Metabolically Healthy Obesity and the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes
Talk About Commitment to a Low-Carb, Sugar Free Lifestyle
Saturday Stories: Saving Lives, Drug Prices, and Protein
Today Funny Friday Being Replaced by Awesome Science Friday!
For Sugary Cereal Maker Kellogg's There's No Such Thing as Sugar
Does Your Doctor Know How to Weigh Your Child? I'm Betting Many Don't.
Guest Post: The Food Industry Understands Nudge Theory Too