Pareto’s Principle and Dieting

carrot-kale-walnuts-tomatoesThe Italian Economist Vilfredo Pareto observed in 1896 that approximately 80% of the land was owned by 20% of the population. What is fascinating is that this seems to hold true in many other regards.  Often 80% of our results come from 20% of our efforts. Continue reading “Pareto’s Principle and Dieting”

The Futility of Dieting

 

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I’m sure this title is catching some of you off guard.  It certainly appears if you look around my site that I run a diet website (all these go to different articles about weight loss).  But that misses the purpose of this website.  The tagline for this site is:

Eating for health, happiness, and longevity

That is what I study, and what I am trying to understand how to accomplish.  Oftentimes a diet is counterproductive to one or many of these goals. Continue reading “The Futility of Dieting”

Get SMART to Achieve Your Dreams

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A couple of days ago I was lucky enough to go to a Michael Miller seminar on goals so right now I’m really feeling the whole goal setting thing.  I also realized I have been setting so many of my goals wrong and that has been contributing to  my lifelong struggle with my weight.  I now believe that better goal setting can contribute to better weight loss.   Continue reading “Get SMART to Achieve Your Dreams”