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Why Diet and Exercise Fail: How Current Research Contradicts Conventional Wisdom about Weight Loss

3 Ratings: 3.0
A book by Daniel Matthew Korn

Why Diet and Exercise Fail demonstrates that traditional theories of weight gain cannot fully explain rising rates of obesity in the United States. Agricultural workers are among the most physically active people in California, yet they have one of the … see full wiki

Author: Daniel Matthew Korn
Publisher: Daniel Korn Books
3 reviews about Why Diet and Exercise Fail: How Current...
review by . August 20, 2009
It's hard to keep up with all the things we should be doing, especially when these things change so much. One day, we are being told to reduce fats. The next we are told that fats aren't the problem, now carbs are making us fat. It seems that no one really knows what causes weight gain but everyone has a theory and a new diet that we should all follow. In the end, not only do we not lose weight but we gain even more.    Why Diet and Exercise Fail looks at the myths of weight …
review by . August 17, 2009
Everyone in Western Society seems obsessed with weight. There is no doubt that the ease of access to nutritionally empty foods and a decrease in activity has led to issues with weight gain for vast numbers of people, and in this interesting book Daniel Korn has looked at what is considered the "traditional" methods of getting back to your lean and mean state.    The book is split into 3 equally interesting sections - the first looking at the conventional wisdom of exercise and …
review by . November 29, 2009
What better time to review a diet book than on the fatty tail end of a Thanksgiving holiday? The author had sent me a review copy of his book, which I accepted only after expressing resistance. I don't read diet books. No more than I listen to ads for diet pills or pay attention to talk of various miracle diets and fads. In my mind, they are all balderdash.     Daniel Korn convinced me that this slim book, almost symbolically slim, had something different to say. I accepted the …
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