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The Root of Joy is Gratefulness

Set Point Explained

Just Stop It?

May God’s love be with you; there is nothing I can do.

Current Events

Corrupt Political Power

HeartBreak and Outrage

On Vulnerability

Tool to Measure Marketing Claims about Diets and Dieting

Three Obesity Types

I am Complete.

An Alternative Solution to the Body-Size Problem

My Preferences Matter

Winner of the “5 Percent Lottery of Hell”

Status Update - January 2018

I Know You Love Me - Now Let Me Die.

You Are Allowed.

Experimenting with Food Portion Sizes

Exhaustion of Old Age

Unrealistic Expectations - False Hope Syndrome

Dreams Do NOT Always Come True

Healthism: the modern religion

Shooting the Messenger Does Not Solve the Problem.

Tiny Dishes for Petite Meals

The Value of Food Photos

Why Is This Happening? - October 2017

The Secret Life of Fat - Book Review

Fat Cells are Forever

Body Acceptance Lesson 1

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

Time Travel Dietition

Our Weight is Regulated by Our Biological System

Calorie Restriction = Calorie Restriction.

What Size Are You REALLY?

The Angry Chef - Book Review

Current Diet Guidelines

Is it a Plateau?

Calorie Balance

Dieting = Treatment of Obesity

Food is Not the Enemy

Am I Satisfied With My Appearance?

Status Update - June 2017

Map = Directions

What Do You Want?

Eat Small to BE Small

Palm of the Hand

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

An Acknowledgement of What IS.

Men in Power: Medical Experts Enjoying Their Practical Joke

Being Yourself

Binge = Response to Starvation

Happily Ever After & Neuroscience

Judgment or Love

Status Update - February 2017

Eating Toward Immortality

Freedom in Maintenance

Portion Size & Measurements

Photo Examples of Food Experiments

Balancing Values

Weight-Loss Alternative Facts

3 x 3

Election Stress

Arguments

Downright Inspiring.

Enough is Enough

Diet Experts & My Opinion

Dieting: The Alternative

Normal

Emotional Eating (2)

Contribution or Committment?

Living in the Moment

Target Audience

Rule or Principle? - Internal vs. External Control

Status Update - July 2016

Charts of my Maintenance of Weight-Loss - Years Four through Ten+

Summer Past = Cultivating Refinement v. Summer Present = Culture of Vulgarity

Growing Old Gracefully

My Petite Meals

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

The Body is Not an Ornament; it's a Vehicle.

Be Authentic?

Entitled: Believing Oneself to be Inherently Deserving of Privileges or Special Treatment

Intermittent Fasting & the Dangling Carrot - Diet Review

My Status - May 2016 Maintenance

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

Good Food, Bad Food

That Lost Weight? The Body Finds it.

Every Other Day - Alternate Day Fasting

Another Fasting Experiment with ADF - JUDDD - EOD - QOD

Diet Books are Full of Lies

Emotional Eating

Human DESIRE is the Fundamental Motivation of ALL Human Action.

The Hunger Games of Jennifer Lawrence

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

Maybe Fat People are NOT Doing it Wrong

Weight Loss Goals

The Currency of Weight is Calories

Many Common Phrases Just Aren't True

Why I Don't Wear Makeup

Walking Away

Inner Voice

The Next 24 Hours

Dieting as Suffering

Living the Moment

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

Weight Watchers 1972 & 2016 - Diet Review

Bingo !!!

It's a Shadow.

Experimenting with Subtraction

In The Moment

Body Weight Calculator - Timeline Projections

Eating Patterns - Morning vs Evening

It's Not a One-Size-Fits-All World

In Tune with your Body???

What is the Body Positive Movement?

Health and Morality

Do Low-Calorie Sweetners Equal Weight-Gain?

Review of the Three Principle Concept - Diet Review

Chocolate

Body of Truth - Book Review

Effortless Change

Overweight means you live longer.

Fasting and Hunger

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

Let Me Tell You

Helpful Fasting Information

Plate Size Portion Control

Anyone Who Eats Food Will Die.

Current Diet Experimentation

Brutal Diet Recommendations

BMI Classifications and Emotional Eating

If I had Millions of Dollars ....

Ten Steps to Eating Perfectly

End of the Line

Eat Small

Dark Chocolate Is Not Good For You And Also Sucks

Does Fasting Make You Fat?

Myths vs. Facts

About Giving Advice to Fat People

Distinctive Genetic Makeup

Eating Boundaries - New Experiment

Crying with a Cookie in Your Hand

Ongoing Dilemma

Guide to Food Serving Size

Simple Eating Boundaries

She Let Go

After the Mood is Gone

The Absolute Weight

Your Thoughts and Feelings are Not About Anything

10 Limiting Beliefs I'm Done With

Self-help and Mental Techniques

DietHobby & The Three Principles

Cravings +

Beliefs

The Inside-Out Revolution - Book Review

A Defining Moment - George Pransky

A New Paradigm for Mental Health - Cathy Casey

Digital Scrapbooking Issue

Navigation Issues - 3 Principles (plus More)

Things You Don't Owe Anybody

No BEFORE - No AFTER - Only DURING

Exercise for Women in the 1940s

The Real Deal on Maintenance After a Large Weight-Loss

Taking Another Look at Traditional Psychology

Freedom and Calorie Counting

Working on Myself

Let It Go

Journey to Freedom

Hand Guide to Portion Control

Change your DEFINITION - Eliminate your PROBLEM

In the Moment

The Underpants Rule - Revisited

Biological Adaptations that Promote Weight Regain

How to Fix Your Body's Trouble Areas

Giving Diets the Finger

How Do YOU Measure Oatmeal or Peanut Butter?

The Present Moment

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?

Body Image & Function: Acceptance vs. Complacency

Self Esteem

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

Crap Overload

Cats Bullying People

Quitting Smoking is NOT Comparable to Losing Weight.

Misconceptions about Regain of Weight-Loss

Motivation Somewhat Lacking at the moment

INFO about disappearance of Facebook's 1400 member 5-bite Group

In Shape

What Kind of Dog Are You?

My Opinion

Perspective

Thin for the Holidays?

About Self-Control and the Marshmallow test

Different Roads

Created by Me

Is it REALLY up to me?

Embracing Imperfections as a Path to Success

Alice in Hungerland

Don't Mention It

Scrapbooking on DietHobby

Not One Moment Sooner

Acceptance - AA Big Book, page 417

Impossible, Risky, Pointless? ... Try it.

Dr Oz and Nutritional Supplements - Diet Review

The Dolly Diet - Diet Review

Time for a Reality Check

Freedom of Choice

Why do people keep believing things that are obviously untrue?

Remember ... You Asked.

Eating Disorders Revisited

Long-Term Weight-Loss Almost Impossible

The Diet Fix, Why Diets Fail, How to Make Yours Work - Book Review

Diet Fix - Book Review

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #01: People Lack Willpower

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #03: Dieting Must be Difficult

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

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #05: Forks Can Be OutRun

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #06: Cheat Days Are Wise

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #10: Save Your Calories for Dinner

Diet Fix - Dieting Myth #13: Our Weights Should Be Ideal

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

Delicate Dainty Meals

Calorie Denialism

Mirror Image

More About the Starvation Mode Myth

Weight Loss Expectations

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

Fighting the Urge - Book Review

No Rescue Needed

Insanity

Questions about Health & Weight

Energy In and Energy Out

Hate to Exercise?

Food Diary Benefits

No Goals?

The Habit Concept

The First Step

Going for it

Overruling the Body

It is STILL a Diet

Maintenance Status Report - January 2014

Would it be Easier to be Thin?

Normalizing Obesity

Liars

Free Speech

3500 Calories = 1 Lb ?

Choosing a Path

Everyone isn't the Same

Real Food

It's not ME, It's YOU

Honesty

Taking Up Space

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

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

Conflicting Desires

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

Running DOWN the UP Escalator - Weight Loss & Maintenance

Commitment

Our Power

About Salt

All Goals Are Not Reachable For All People

150 Pounds

What Does the Scale Say?

Weight Management - A Rubber Band

Food as Fuel?

DietHobby, my Digital Scrapbook

Calories: Males vs. Females

The Myth of Spot Reducing

WHY Count Calories?

Why Diets Fail - The Salt/Water/Waste Issue

Interpretating Peptides, Food Intake, and Body Weight

I'll Be Happy WHEN...

What To DO?

If it Involves Eating, It's a Diet

More About Calories

Building New Habits

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

Ditching Diets - Book Review

More on Intermittent Fasting

Calorie Dectective - Lying Food Labels

Healthy Eater?

Diets Long-Term

No Cure

Does Eating Fruit and Veggies Lower Weight?

WheatBelly - Another Review

Appreciate What You Have

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.

What is Hunger?

How Often Should We Eat?

Three Diet Myths

Foods to Avoid

Emotional Aspects of Obesity

Effort Shock

Eat Healthy or Lose Weight?

Extra Food because I Exercised

Grounded in Reality

Sugared-water's Fight Against Obesity

Advertising Guidelines???

Fear of Fat

Why We Diet

Individual Rules

The Finish Line

Boycotting Advertisers

The End of 2012

Keeping the Weight Off

Thoughtful Reduction

Attitude About the Problem

Health Experts

Thoughts About Hunger

What To Do?

Calories - Paleo, Low-Carb

Do Calories Matter?

Why is it so Hard to Keep Weight Off?

O Christmas Tree

One-Size-Fits-All ... Not!

The Chubby Side of Normal

The Fat Trap - Follow-up

The Fat Trap

Marketing Healthy

Set Point

History of the USDA Food Pyramid

What IS a good Diet?

Seduced by Food

Afraid To Do Things Wrong?

In Defense of Food - Book Review

Cultural Bias

Are GMO's Frankenfoods?

The End of Overeating - Book Review

One can Entertain a Thought Without Accepting it.

Secrets of the Sugar Industry

Conflicting Views: Reviews of Diets and Books

The Truth

The WillPower Instinct - Book Review

Sometimes Hunger is a Lie

No S Diet vs. Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Healthful Eating?

The Simple Diet - Diet Review

Working Out - No Pain, No Gain?

The Fast-5 Diet - Diet Review

More About Starvation Mode

A Sustainable Alternative

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

The Difference Between Causation and Correlation

A New Perspective

Obesity and Choice

A Reflection on Dieting Style

Outrunning the Old Overweight You

Seduction by Marketing Interests

What is Junk Food?

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

Experiment of One - Current

Is There A Right Way?

Wheat Belly - Book Review

Thinking isn't the same as Doing

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

Insanity?

In-Between-Meal Eating

You Can Do Hard Things

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)

Journaling & Keeping Records

Snack Yourself Slim - Book Review

A Fresh Start?

Food Restrictions?

Perfectionism

Worlds Best Diet?

Is a Calorie just a Calorie?

It has a Price.

The Point of DietHobby?

Perserverance and Real Integrity

Instinctive Resentment

Make Peace With What Is.

Here in the Land of DietHobby

Patience Required - Ask Grandma - Episode Forty-eight

Videos are Here

DietHobby YouTube Channel now Operational.

Personal Behavior Choices

Choosing a Positive Focus

Status Update: YouTube is Still Broken

Encouragement & Support

Happy Birthday

Small Efforts

Loss

What You CAN do

Magic

Courage to Continue

Hard?

Change

Time

New DietHobby Features

Moving Forward

A Suggestion

Perserverance

The Little Things

Commitment

The Power to Change

It Makes a Difference

Temporary or Permanent?

Goal or Wish?

Do It On Purpose

Attitude

Sing Anyway

Light Up The Sky

Values

The Present is Here

Is Food The Problem?

Establish Your Priorities

Happiness & Perfection

Goals Don't Come Easy

Giving Up on Being Perfect

Change in my Weight Range Maintenance Plan

Out-of-Sorts

Spring Cleaning?

Content Review & Directory to DietHobby

School Bullies & Mending Relationships - Ask Grandma - Episode Sixteen

Adding New Section to DietHobby

Vegetables and Artificial Sweeteners

Another New Beginning

Sing Anyway

Study of Literature on Weight-Loss Maintenance

Be Right or Be Kind?

Power of Habits

Thinking about Habits

Personal Worth

What is a Diet?

Mindful Eating

Bad Examples

Doing Just As I Choose

DietHobby's One-Year Progress Report

Overcoming Perfectionism

Sweets for Breakfast?

Patience Needed

What I'm Reading Today

Low-Carb Experimentation - Diet Review

New and Unique Dieting Plans

Pleasing People

Introspection

Expecting Perfection

Standing up to your Friends

Update on The No S Diet - Diet Review

The Fat Trap

Expectations

Indecision

Christmas Traditions

Intuitive Eating and the No S Diet

And So It Goes....

Do Diets Work?

The Skinny One

Chicken Crepes Recipe

The Power of Momentum

Computer Frustration

A Powerful Combination

Willpower

Unwecome Truths

Weight-loss and Maintenance is Hard Work

Repairs

Hunger After Weight-Loss

Checking In

Busy Times

Does Life Get in the Way?

Goals

Scheduling

Gratitude

What is Portion Control?

It's Fall

Burnout or Stress

Self-Respect

Bingeing

Cleverness

Committment

I Think I Can

Differences: Successful or Unsuccessful?

Food Choices

Redefining Normal

Pet Obesity?

We Deserve Love

Processed Foods Are Powerful

Frustration

Our Own Approval

Discipline or Self-Discipline

Mutually Exclusive Goals

Labor Day Weekend

Forget Your Diet?

Choices and Responsibility

Slipping in Maintenance

Experiment of One

Simplicity

Chinese Chicken Salad

Staying Open to New Information

Binge Eating

Building a Habit takes Energy.

What Do you Say To Yourself?

Feeling Uninspired

The Endless Search for Why

No Point in Dieting?

Recovery

Body Image

Weight Maintenance Challenges

The Ultimate Goal

Sorting Through Nutritional Information

Kindness and Body Image

Is Bingeing an Eating Disorder?

Stress

Dealing with Setbacks

The Space Between

Establishing Habits

A Common Problem

Our Thoughts Make Our World

Monday Morning

Three Myths

There's no Generic Plan

Think Differently

What One Believes

Awareness and Confidence

What I CAN do

Dieting a 24/7 commitment

Habits

Be Who You Are

Our Ideal Self

Ride Out The Wave

Behavior and Results-1

What We See

Changes Happen Every Day

Planning-1

Judging Myself

Living in the Moment

Beauty is Subjective

Who We Can Be

Habits & Dieting

Protein Requirement

Guidelines for DietHobby

Lucky?

It's Up To Me

Off-Line Data Storage

The Best Diet Plan

Our Expression

Being Myself

Changing Myself

Stress Relief

Blame It On The Puritans

It Isn't Easy

Inspiration - Diet & Book Reviews

Love Yourself

Small Efforts - Setting Goals

Loss

Serenity

Belief In Oneself

Hard?

Naturally Thin

Happy Mother's Day

Biggest Loser and Jillian Michaels - Diet Review

In Denial

Rule or Suggestion?

Behavior vs Results

Perseverance

Love Yourself

Paying The Price

An Individual Call

Concepts of Intuitive Eating - Diet Review

Positive Thinking

New Beginings

Words Are Labels For Concepts

Goal Setting

Sugar Binges

Goals Don't Come Easy.

Nobody's Perfect

Calorie Accountability

39 Years Later

How Many Carbohydrates?

Experimenting with Diets

Not A Perfect World

Calorie Counting

Starvation Mode

More About the BMI

Body Mass Index: What about the BMI?

Food Addiction

Hunger vs. Appetite

Conflicting Rules

Everything and Nothing

Meal Frequency - How Often Should I Eat?

Science Can't Prove What is True.

Diet Books and Reviews

Weight Loss Surgery - 18 Years Ago

How Many Calories Can I Eat?

What About Leftovers?

Update on Low-Carb Experiment-of-One

Life Keeps Changing

Disordered Eating

Value Judgment

Making Progress

Chocolate Protein Cookie

Protein Cream Cupcake

Every Bite Counts

Portion Control

Some Things Take Time

My own Accountability

Determination

Video Shoot

So You Want To Lose Weight?

Tracking Weight

Dedicated, not Obsessed

The Essence of Diets - Part Two

The Essence of Diets - Part One

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

A Thousand Words AND Pictures

A DietHobby Benefit - Book and Diet Reviews

Welcome to my World

Happy Valentine's Day

Dieting as a 'means to an end'.

Imaginary Friends

Online Friends

An Experiment of One

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 13 - What We Can Do

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 05 - Why Me? Why There? Why Then?

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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