It all started back in the early 1990s. Actually, it probably started long before that. It probably started the first time someone decided to sell a substance on the claim that it improved health. Fast forward a few millenia with some advances in chemistry and much better marketing techniques and you get the multibillion dollar nutritional supplement industry. Continue reading “What’s in your supplements?”
Like many of my physician colleagues, I have been accused of harping on a single weight loss message. Weight loss is merely a question of calories in and calories out we usually say. Just make your calorie balance negative and all will be well. You keep on arguing with us. ‘I swear I don’t eat that much, I watch my calories but I’m not losing weight,’ you respond. We then roll our eyes and complain about you in the doctor’s lounge (just kidding).