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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Let It Go

On Vulnerability

Understanding Obesity

Three Obesity Types

Help from Concerned Others can be very Unhelpful.

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

My Preferences Matter

Dieting is So Much Harder than it Looks.

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

You Are Allowed.

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Dreams Do NOT Always Come True

To Heal From the Past

Healthism: the modern religion

Shooting the Messenger Does Not Solve the Problem.

Tiny Dishes for Petite Meals

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

The Secret Life of Fat - Book Review

Fat Cells are Forever

Is BMI the same as BMR?

Status Update - September 2017

Summer Experiment 2017

You Don't Understand & I Can't Explain

Manipulating One's Body Size

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

What Size Are You REALLY?

Current Diet Guidelines

Is it a Plateau?

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

Food is Not the Enemy

Am I Satisfied With My Appearance?

Status Update - June 2017

No One-Size-Fits-All Diet Journey

What Do You Want?

Fasting is No Better For You Than Regular Calorie Restriction - new Scientific Study

Breaks & Maintenance

Turn the Page

Binge = Response to Starvation

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

About the Scales

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

Election Stress

Downright Inspiring.

Not a Loser

Diet Experts & My Opinion

A New Ending

Dieting: The Alternative

A Fork in the Road

Emotional Eating (2)

Train of Thought

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Permission Not Needed

Status Update - July 2016

Charts of My Weight-Loss & First Three Years of Maintenance

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

Concerned About Your Fat-Loved-One's Health?

Freedom from Binge Eating

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

Making a Diet (or Way-of-Eating or Lifestyle Change) into a Religion

Good Food, Bad Food

That Lost Weight? The Body Finds it.

Stop Telling Me WHAT and WHEN to Eat or Not Eat.

Habits are the Solution, Not the Problem

Every Other Day - Alternate Day Fasting

Another Fasting Experiment with ADF - JUDDD - EOD - QOD

Diet Books are Full of Lies

Emotional Eating

All Pleasurable Feelings Come from the SAME Brain Areas.

If Ophra Can't Do it, Can it Be Done?

Three Truths

Maybe Fat People are NOT Doing it Wrong

Weight Loss Goals

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Happy Valentine's Day 2016

Why I Don't Wear Makeup

Walking Away

Inner Voice

Intermittent Fasting via 5-Bites

Projections about the Rate of Weight-Loss

When Can Women Stop Trying to Look Perfect?

Why I Struggle for Weight-Loss and Maintenance of Weight-Loss

Day 1 Completed

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

Food Does Not Have A Moral Value.

Bingo !!!

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Body of Truth - Book Review

Effortless Change

Overweight means you live longer.

Moderation

Fasting and Hunger

You Get What You Get (and don't throw a fit)

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

52 Signs You are a Low Carber

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

The Thrill is Gone

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

Keep Your CONCERN to Yourself

Plan vs. Reality

Ten Steps to Eating Perfectly

End of the Line

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

What Others Think of You Doesn't Matter.

Why Are Fat People Hungry?

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

Myths vs. Facts

Addiction as defined from a 3 Principles viewpoint.

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Ongoing Dilemma

She Let Go

The Absolute Weight

Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

10 Limiting Beliefs I'm Done With

Self-help and Mental Techniques

Cravings +

Goals & BubbleGum

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

Addicted to What...?

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

A Quiet Mind

Freedom and Calorie Counting

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

The Underpants Rule - Revisited

Why Do Dieters Regain Their Lost Weight?

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

I'm Not Going to Miss You

Failed Diets and Current Maintenance Status

Natural Eating Perspective

Recommendation for Tiny Meal Portions - very low calorie eating

Eating Kale Doesn't Make You a Better Person.

Why?

Shrinking Fat Cells: What Happens When Body Fat is Burned?

Crap Overload

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

My Opinion

Thin for the Holidays?

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Our Thoughts Create Our World.

Independence Day - 2014

The Dolly Diet - Diet Review

Time for a Reality Check

Freedom of Choice

Why do people keep believing things that are obviously untrue?

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible

The Insane-Diet Rainbow

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #04: Do not Eat Unless You are Hungry

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #11: There are Bottles Full of Weight-Loss

The Underpants Rule

Weight-Loss RESULTS

Starving-To-Death is Unlikely

Percentages of Seriously Obese women with above-normal BMIs

Personal Diet Experimentation

Efforts vs. Results

Calorie Denialism

More About the Starvation Mode Myth

Is Overeating and Being Fat Ever Funny? ... Watch John Pinette

How Fast...How Much...Weight Lost After Gastric Bypass?

Fighting the Urge - Book Review

The Issue of Healthy Eating

No Rescue Needed

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

It is STILL a Diet

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Normalizing Obesity

Liars

3500 Calories = 1 Lb ?

Wisdom from a Lifetime of Experiences

Choosing a Path

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

MORE Healthy Eating

It's not ME, It's YOU

Honesty

Weight Management Success

Health as an Obligation

Are you a Courteous, Healthy Eater?

Dressing to Please the Fat Bigots

You Can't Outrun Your Fork

A Calorie Deficit?

Designed to show a False Result? - Research Project of Gary Taubes / NUSI

Is it the Diet, or the Person, Who Fails?

The Men Who Made Us Fat (BBC series - All Episodes 1, 2, & 3)

The Men Who Made Us Thin (BBC series - All Episodes 1, 2, 3 & 4)

It's Not Really About the Fat - Health At Any Size

Biggest Loser, an example of televised exercise fraud

Footprints

Born on the Finish Line

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Food as Fuel?

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

The Myth of Spot Reducing

WHY Count Calories?

How Long Does Losing Weight Take?

Why Diets Fail - The Salt/Water/Waste Issue

Perfection Is The Lowest Standard We Can Set For Ourselves

I'll Be Happy WHEN...

What To DO?

If it Involves Eating, It's a Diet

More About Calories

Breaking Bad Habits

Stop When You're Full? - Intutive Eating 3 - Diet Review

Eat When You're Hungry? - Intuitive Eating 2 - Diet Review

Does the Body Tell Us WHAT food to eat? - Intutive Eating 1 - Diet Review

How I'm Supposed to Feel

The Science of Addictive Foods

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

Diets Long-Term

No Cure

Valentine's Day 2013

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

WheatBelly - Another Review

Unrealistic Expectations

Research Study regarding Obesity Myths

Our Inner Dialogue

21 Days to Form a Habit?

Obesity Myth: "Slow Weight Loss is Easier to Keep Off"

We Are Going to Die.

Diets Work

Emotional Aspects of Obesity

Effort Shock

Eat Healthy or Lose Weight?

Extra Food because I Exercised

Sugared-water's Fight Against Obesity

Advertising Guidelines???

Fear of Fat

Why We Diet

Individual Rules

Boycotting Advertisers

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Thoughtful Reduction

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

What To Do?

Calories - Paleo, Low-Carb

Do Calories Matter?

Why is it so Hard to Keep Weight Off?

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap - Follow-up

The Fat Trap

Set Point

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

Food History Timeline 1950-1980

Seduced by Food

Having a Restaurant Dessert?

Afraid To Do Things Wrong?

In Defense of Food - Book Review

Cultural Bias

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

Social Pressure from the High Priests of Healthy Eating

The End of Overeating - Book Review

One can Entertain a Thought Without Accepting it.

Conflicting Views: Reviews of Diets and Books

The WillPower Instinct - Book Review

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Beginning the Holiday Season

Musical Lesson

Healthful Eating?

The Simple Diet - Diet Review

The Fast-5 Diet - Diet Review

More About Starvation Mode

A Sustainable Alternative

Do YOU Like Change? - Ask Grandma - Episode Fifty-one

What if modern Theories about Food & Digestion are Wacked.

Hold On Tight To Your Dream

The 5 Bite Diet - Diet Review

The Cookie Diet - Diet Review

Media says: For Happiness, Eat More Fruits & Veggies

A New Perspective

Diet Cheat or Food Choice?

Obesity and Choice

Outrunning the Old Overweight You

Seduction by Marketing Interests

Perfect is the Enemy of Good

What is Junk Food?

Going to the Gym

Points Worth Considering

A New Diet

What If?

Perfect Health Diet - Book Review

Cutting Carbs? or Cutting Calories?

Walk a Mile in MY Shoes

Science Has Failed

The Common Ground to Success

Diet Coke

Is There A Right Way?

Wheat Belly - Book Review

Alternate Day Eating - Johnson's Up Day Down Day Diet (JUDDD) - Diet Review

In-Between-Meal Eating

In The Future

Brain Over Binge - Book Review

Binge Avoidance + Adaptive Thermogenesis

Realities of Weight-Loss Maintenance

Running and Exercise Abuse

Eat Less Move More?

Status Update - Records: My past 8 years (August 2012)

I'm not a Guru

How Little It Takes

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

Do Diets Work?

A Fresh Start?

Food Restrictions?

Perfectionism

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

Grandma's Missing Videos - Ask Grandma - Episode Fifty

Instinctive Resentment

Here in the Land of DietHobby

The Path to Thinness and Health

Buttons not Cookies - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-nine

Patience Required - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-eight

Grandma's Back !!! - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-seven

DietHobby YouTube Channel now Operational.

A Message from Grandma (May 2012)

Message from YouTube Grandma

Choosing a Positive Focus

Being More Confident - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-six

R U a Good Guest? - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-five

Weight-Loss in a Nutshell

No Clue

Mini Chocolate Chip Cheesecakes Recipe

Want to be Happy?

Want 2 B Happy? - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-four

You're Not Ugly - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-three

HOW RUDE!!! - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-two

What Love Feels Like - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-one

Time to End Relationship? - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty

Dealing with Rage - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-nine

Managing Depression - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-eight

Overcoming Shyness - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-seven

Does She Like Me? - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-six

Does He Like Me? - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-five

What Love Means - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-four

What is Courage? - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-three

Secrets of Communication - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-two

Haters, Trolls & Bullies - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty-one

Friends Feel Frustrating - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirty

Accepting Changes on YouTube - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-nine

Letting The Past Go - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-eight

The Gift of Kindness - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-seven

Friendly Flirting - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-six

Losing a Loved One - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-five

When A Friend Lies - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-four

How to Make Friends - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-three

Justin Bieber & Michael Jackson - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-two

Getting Along With Parents - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty-one

Shrimp Avocado Salad Recipe

Teddy Bear Tea Party - Ask Grandma - Episode Twenty

How to Attract a Boy - Ask Grandma - Episode Nineteen

How to Get a Girl - Ask Grandma - Episode Eighteen

Moving On After A Breakup - Ask Grandma - Episode Seventeen

School Bullies & Mending Relationships - Ask Grandma - Episode Sixteen

Crushes & Relationship Drama - Ask Grandma - Episode Fifteen

My Mother Doesn't Love Me - Ask Grandma - Episode Fourteen

I Like My Best Friend's Boyfriend - Ask Grandma - Episode Thirteen

You Are Stronger Than You Think - Ask Grandma - Episode Twelve

Kpop Music or Rock 'n Roll - Ask Grandma - Episode Eleven

How to get Subscribers on YouTube - Ask Grandma - Episode Ten

How Much is Enough? - Ask Grandma - Episode Nine

Cosmic Panda is A Bear Too - Ask Grandma - Episode Eight

Superstars Like Cookies - Ask Grandma - Episode Seven

Want to Know A Secret? - Ask Grandma - Episode Six

Cookies for You - Ask Grandma - Episode Five

Lifetime Changes - Ask Grandma - Episode Four

How Do I Tell My Mother? - Ask Grandma - Episode Three

Love Yourself First - Ask Grandma - Episode Two

On The Right Track

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Another New Beginning

Baked Potato (White or Sweet) Recipe

All or Nothing

Roasted Chicken Thighs Recipe

Power of Habits

Thinking about Habits

What is a Diet?

Cheesecake Sugar-Free Recipe

Cheesecake Sugar-Free

Mindless Eating

Bad Examples

Pork Chops with Onions Recipe

Maintaining Enthusiasm

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Taking Responsibility

Cinnamon Bread Pudding Recipe

Sweets for Breakfast?

Tuna Noodle Casserole Recipe

I Want It All

The Same but Different

Fish in Foil Recipe

When you've Got to Go.

Pleasing People

Oatmeal Banana Muffin Recipe

Oatmeal Banana Muffin

Vanilla Baked Apple Recipe

Expecting Perfection

Standing up to your Friends

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

Vegetable Soup Recipe

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Indecision

French Toast on a Diet

A Bit of Twisted Humor

Pineapple Coconut Cake

Holiday Moderation

Pot Roast Recipe

Do Diets Work?

The Skinny One

To Be Different

Working Hard

Basic Diet Information from YouTube Grandma

Buddha Take

Grandma's Goulash

Unwecome Truths

Repairs

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Back Home Again

Cranberry Breakfast Cookies

Does Life Get in the Way?

Creamy Crab Salad

It's Fall

Eggwhite Salad

I Think I Can

Differences: Successful or Unsuccessful?

Redefining Normal

We Deserve Love

Processed Foods Are Powerful

What is Hope?

Our Own Approval

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Staying Open to New Information

Snack Foods

Binge Eating

Building a Habit takes Energy.

It feels hard because it IS hard.

Feeling Uninspired

The Endless Search for Why

What's Important?

Weight Maintenance Challenges

Hunger, Appetite, and Cravings

Live and Learn?

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Kindness and Body Image

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

A Change

Stress

Work, Love, Dance

At Vidcon

Three Myths

Trust a Few

There's no Generic Plan

Think Differently

Real Confidence

How Often Should We Eat?

What I CAN do

Anything is possible...but with qualifications

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Habits

Fall on your face

Someday

Be Who You Are

Friends

Our Ideal Self

Ride Out The Wave

Changes Happen Every Day

Planning-1

Barefoot Running

Judging Myself

Intermitting Fasting Success

Living in the Moment

Hope

Habits & Dieting

Protein Requirement

Success starts with Failure

Off-Line Data Storage

Our Expression

Being Myself

Changing Myself

Stress Relief

Blame It On The Puritans

Inconveniences

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Forgiveness

Serenity

Belief In Oneself

Courage To Continue

Hard?

Naturally Thin

Behavior vs Results

Love Yourself

Paying The Price

The Power to Change

Trust

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Obession With Dieting

A New Normal

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Healthy Brownies

Chili Cheese Cubes

Over The Long Haul

Recipes When Tracking Food

Nobody's Perfect

Swiss Steak or Roast - Crockpot

Calorie Accountability

How Many Carbohydrates?

Eggs Aren't Only For Easter

Poached Egg & Buttered Toast

Becoming The Person You Want To Be

Berry Crepes

Not A Perfect World

Calorie Counting

Food Storage - A Diet Essential

Starvation Mode

Habit vs. Willpower

More About the BMI

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Six Cereal, Bars, and Nuts

Hunger vs. Appetite

Conflicting Rules

Science Can't Prove What is True.

Diet Books and Reviews

Weight Loss Surgery - 18 Years Ago

How Many Calories Can I Eat?

Recipe Categories

Cheeseburger Pie

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Life Keeps Changing

Value Judgment

Oatmeal Microwave Muffin

Eggwhite Custard

Every Bite Counts

Portion Control

My own Accountability

An Endless Struggle

Tracking Weight

The Essence of Diets - Part Two

An Individual Fit

The No S Diet - Diet & Book Review

What is the Best Way To Diet?

Online Forums - A Useful Dieting Support Tool.

Maintaining an Attitude of Gratitude

My First Cooking Videos

You Can Choose to Think Differently.

Recording Food Intake - Counting Calories and/or Carbs

Setting a Goal Weight Range

The Scale and the Big Picture

What About the Scales?

A Thousand Words AND Pictures

A DietHobby Benefit - Book and Diet Reviews

Welcome to my World

Happy Valentine's Day

Imaginary Friends

Before Pictures

Taubes - z - Appendix - Example of a Low-Carbohydrate diet

Taubes - Chapter 19 - Following Through

Taubes - Chapter 18 - Nature of a Healthy Diet

Taubes - Chapter 17 - Meat or Plants?

Taubes - Chapter 16 - History on the Fattening Carbohydrate

Taubes - Chapter 15 - Why Diets Succeed and Fail

Taubes - Chapter 14 - Injustice Collecting

Taubes - Chapter 12 - Why I Get Fat and You Don't (or Vice Versa)

Taubes - Chapter 11 - Primer on Regulation of Fat

Taubes - Chapter 10 - History of Lipophilia

Taubes - Chapter 09 - Laws of Adiposity

Taubes - Chapter 08 - Head Cases

Taubes - Chapter 07 - Thermodynamics for Dummies, Part 2

Taubes - Chapter 06 - Thermodynamics for Dummies, Part 1

Taubes - Chapter 04 - Twenty Calories a Day

Taubes - Chapter 03 - Elusive Benefits of Exercise

Taubes - Chapter 02 - Elusive Benefits of Undereating

Taubes - Chapter 01 - Why Were They Fat?

Taubes - az - Introduction: The Original Sin

Taubes - Author's Note


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