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KEITH A. HERMAN | AUTHOR

Ignore This and You Will Eventually Fail

Ignore This and You Will Eventually Fail

Have you noticed how the thought of changing what you eat, or adopting any new behavior, can cause anxiety and tension? This is because you may not believe in your ability to do it. Your belief in your ability to do something is called self-efficacy.  There are two...
Why You Gain Weight on a Low-Fat Diet

Why You Gain Weight on a Low-Fat Diet

In my last blog I explained why low-carb diets are not a magical way to lose weight. Now I am going to discuss why low-fat diets are usually not effective in the long-term. At first glance, it seems to make sense. You want less fat on your body, so you should eat less...
The Surprising Truth About Low-Carb and Keto Diets

The Surprising Truth About Low-Carb and Keto Diets

In my last blog, I explained why portion control is not an effective way to lose weight and keep it off. In this blog I discuss why low-carb and keto diets are not effective in the long-term, for most people. Robert Atkins, a cardiologist, popularized the low-carb...
10 Signs Your Health Guru Is a Quack

10 Signs Your Health Guru Is a Quack

We are all suffering from information-obesity. We are flooded with constant information from emails, websites, and social media. This makes it hard to know who to trust, especially for something as important as what to eat. In a previous article, I described 10...