Just over a week ago, this story appeared in my HND column, and has already garnered more posted comments than any article I have ever written for that publication. This piece details the story behind the incredible success of nutritionist Diane Kress' Metabolism Miracle books.
Combining common sense and good science, Diane blows the lid off the conventional wisdom, and explains why diets don't work for at least half the people. The answer is that at least 50% of the population has what she calls "Metabolism B"---a condition whereby your body improperly controls insulin.
Type 2 diabetes and obesity are two of the more obvious symptoms of "Met B," but there are dozens of others. The good news is that in many cases, no drugs are needed to reverse Met B, lose weight, and get your numbers back to where they should be.
The other side of this, of course, is that the institutionalized purveyors of the killer conventional wisdom should be shamed and condemned out of existence. Read the complete article.