How I Lost the Weight for Good

Brenda Sue’s Before and After Lost Weight Lifetime Struggle By the time that I was 4 years old, my mother was convinced that I was fat. She believed that I would grow into a morbidly obese adult. Although I was not fat as a child, weighing 40 pounds at age 4, my mother took me…

Fruit and Vegetables to Feel Better!

Experiments With Fruit and Vegetables Those of you who have read very much of my writing know that I have run countless experiments related to health and fitness on myself throughout my life. That’s why writing here at David’s Way comes natural to me. I write a lot from personal experience. Since I have noticed…

The Reason We get Fat

Besides the obvious answer of eating more calories than we consume, what is the reason we get fat? The truth is, we were designed to carry extra fat since our early ancestors lived a hunter gatherer lifestyle – evolution has never caught up to our modern lifestyles. For thousands of years, our ancestors lived during…

Protein Deficiency

Protein Is Necessary to Life ALWAYS CONSULT YOUR MEDICAL DOCTOR IF YOU HAVE ANY OF THE SYMPTOMS OF PROTEIN DEFICIENCY LISTED HERE. NUTRITIONAL IMBALANCES CAN BE LIFE-THREATENING. WE CANNOT DIAGNOSE OR TREAT ANY MEDICAL CONDITION. OUR WORK IS MEANT FOR EDUCATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY. I remember many years ago when liquid diets were the rage, people…

Weight Watchers and Heinz Connection

Having been on the Weight Watchers program, I always had a lingering thought there was something amiss about their business model.  After learning more about the Weight Watchers and Heinz Connection, now I know why. When a diet company tells you that you can continue to eat the same foods that got you fat as…

Why to Avoid Processed Foods

Processed Foods If we go back in American history to the 1930’s, we learn that our government worried that many citizens were suffering malnutrition as a result of eating too little. Today, the concern is because many of our citizens are malnourished from eating too much of the wrong things. Nowadays, we get far more…

Flavor Manipulations and Over Eating

The entire food industry works overtime with flavor manipulations designed to keep us coming back for more and more. Is it any wonder that we have a growing problem with overeating and obesity nowadays? Marketers of snacks, restaurants, and our grocery stores all employ food scientists whose sole function is to create flavors that keeps…

Why Are We Nutritional Idiots?

  Have we as a society become nutritional idiots? Or, have we just become lazy and apathetic when it comes to our daily food choices? It really is of no surprise that most people do not eat healthy diets anymore when you look at the abundance of high calorie, low nutrition foods we are surrounded…

Are All Calories Equal?

Are all calories equal? For the pedantic types among us, the answer is an obvious yes. But for the context of most conversations regarding nutrition, the answer is a resounding no! I believe that 99.9% among us would understand this point, however, there is always one in the crowd. I recently had a reader point…

Getting Fat on Keto

Keto is all the current rage for weight loss, but is it possible to get fat on Keto? First, what is Keto and why is it so popular? Like Atkins, Keto is a very low carbohydrate diet where most of your calories come from fat and protein rather than carbohydrates. On Keto, you drastically cut…