Fat vs. Thin

In our society being thin is seen as the pinnacle of health. If you are thin you are hard working, disciplined and you care about your body. You have created something you should be proud of. Being fat is the antithesis of thin. If you are fat you are lazy, weak willed and don’t have respect for yourself. You should hang your head in shame, its despicable the extra money it will cost the NHS because you can’t look after your own health. I want to share an exert from a book called Perfect Girls, Starving Daughters by Courney E. Martin, a book I have written about before. It documents a … [Read more...]

The Gabriel Method

Following on from my previous post I want to look at another couple of books and their take on weight loss. The first is a book called The Gabriel Method by Jon Gabriel. Gabriel used to weight 186kg (410 pounds). He managed to lose over a 100kg (220 pounds) and has kept the weight off.  You can see the before and after photo’s below that help to put those figures in perspective. There are a couple of remarkable things about this. First is Gabriel didn’t diet. He did not lose the weight by cutting calories or restricting himself. Sure he changed a lot of the foods he was eating but this … [Read more...]