Archive for the ‘Nutrition’ Category

Anti-Depressants and Weight Gain

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

A listener named Rita wrote in asking if anti-depressants can cause you to gain weight.  So, can they? Absolutely. Jeff and I discussed this topic on Show #81 back in November 2009.  The truth is that anti-depressants are not the only type of medication that can cause you to gain weight.  The topic was ...

Oatmeal Recipe Round-Up

Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Consistently our logs show that you, listener and reader, are looking for the oatmeal recipes that we talk about on the podcast or post in the show notes.  In fact, 33% of the searches that are done on Fat2FitRadio.com are for oatmeal. To make your search easier, below is a round ...

Dieting is for the Dogs!

Sunday, March 29th, 2009

I have 2 dogs - a fat one and a skinny one.  They managed to get there by following their own appetites and eating until full. I would usually "free feed" the dogs and they would choose how much they wanted to eat. When I saw the food bowl was empty, ...

App Review: Weightbot

Wednesday, November 5th, 2008

As promised in the latest episode, here is our review of Weightbot by Tapbots.  I have been planning to purchase an iPhone for the last 3 or 4 months.  My current contract was up on 10/18 and so I bought one and the first application that I purchased was Weightbot.  ...

Diet Success Means Knowing all About Calories

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008

One of our most common questions on the show is "How many calories should I be eating"? Here is a post that I wrote about 8 months ago, that I'm re-posting so everyone can figure this out or remind themselves of how to do it. If you never want ...

How to Cook Oatmeal in Advance

Thursday, April 10th, 2008

Oatmeal is probably one of the best things that you can eat for breakfast. It is low in calories and full of complex carbohydrates. Those are the types of carbs that keep you fuller longer. If you eat things such as donuts or pastries, those are ...

Cutting the Food Cord

Thursday, March 27th, 2008

I just read the great article over at the Mun Fitness Blog called Why Teenagers Like Eating Fast Food? Having just done a show on childhood obesity, one of the points stuck out to me that Jeff and I probably didn't totally address - rebellion. Here's an excerpt: At ...

Why Pharmacies Sell Fad Weight Loss Supplements

Saturday, February 9th, 2008

When you look at the Weight Loss Supplements such as Xenadrine, Trimspa, Ripped Fuel etc, it may surprise you that these are not medications. They are only considered as "dietary supplements" and are regulated by the FDA as food products, not drugs. They do not have to go ...

Previously on Fat 2 Fit Radio – 2007 Recap

Monday, December 31st, 2007

As time goes by the latest posts and podcasts push down the older ones on the front page. Those older posts and shows get lost in the archive. There's a lot of good information in there, and we don't want that to happen.  In this post you'll find ...

Negative Calorie Foods – Fact or Fiction

Sunday, December 16th, 2007

You might have heard this one: It takes more calories to digest celery than you get from eating it. Most things that seem too good to be true usually are - except this one. This is True. So let me explain why. Humans cannot digest cellulose in plants, so ...