Calorie Hypothesis of Obesity

Everyone knows starvation makes you thin and overeating makes you fat, therefore the “calorie in calorie out” theory of weight control is pretty much unshakeable but what has gone wrong on such a global scale where two thirds of the population have lost control of their weight.  Restricting calories in the face of hunger only works if you have the self-discipline of a monk but there are painless ways to correct the calorie imbalance as well as an optimal health span as will be discussed in the following chapters.


  • Calorie Restriction and Hunger
  • High Glycemic Hypothesis
  • Are high fat foods the root cause of obesity
  • Lessons from 100 years ketogenic diets.
  • The Remarkable Functions of Fiber