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Welcome to my chapter-by-chapter review of Rethinking Thin, the 2007 book by science writer Gina Kolata. Rethinking Thin was written after the conclusion of a large study comparing a low-carb diet to a reduced-calorie diet. Tonight, I'll be continuing with the "Five Months" interlude between Chapters 5 and 6, followed by a review of Chapter 6 itself.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Sat Apr 10, 2010 at 07:38 PM PDT

WHEE: Open Thread

by Edward Spurlock

Well, darn.

I had hoped to catch up with my chapter-by-chapter reviews of Brian Wansink's Mindless Eating, but my week is still catching up with me. Follow me after the jump for another WHEE Open Thread - but first...

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Wed Apr 07, 2010 at 07:56 PM PDT

WHEE: Open Thread

by Edward Spurlock

Well, once I stand (metaphorically) before you, having promised to review a chapter of Gina Kolata's Rethinking Thin, but being unable to deliver. Unlike a couple of weeks ago (when I just flaked on writing it), I have an explanation or at least an excuse. Follow me past the explanation of WHEE and over the jump for more...

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Welcome to the continuing diary series, "Let's Read a WHEE Book Together!" (a shameless rip-off of plf515's weekly "Let's Read a Book Together!"). This week, we'll be continuing with the chapter-by-chapter review of Mindless Eating, the 2006 book by researcher Brian Wansink.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Welcome to my chapter-by-chapter review of Rethinking Thin, the 2007 book by science writer Gina Kolata. Rethinking Thin was written after the conclusion of a large study comparing a low-carb diet to a reduced-calorie diet. Tonight, I'll be continuing with the "Three Months" interlude between Chapters 4 and 5, followed by a review of Chapter 5 itself.

If you've been following this review of Rethinking Thin in WHEE, you're probably saying to yourself, "About time!" I've taken a couple of unplanned weeks off from this weekly diary review, to the point where I was taken off the WHEE schedule. But I'm back, tanned, rested, and ready to continue with the book.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Welcome to the continuing diary series, "Let's Read a WHEE Book Together!" (a shameless rip-off of plf515's weekly "Let's Read a Book Together!"). This week, we'll be continuing with the chapter-by-chapter review of Mindless Eating, the 2006 book by researcher Brian Wansink.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Welcome to the continuing diary series, "Let's Read a WHEE Book Together!" (a shameless rip-off of plf515's weekly "Let's Read a Book Together!"). This week, we'll be continuing with the chapter-by-chapter review of Mindless Eating, the 2006 book by researcher Brian Wansink.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the http://www.dailykos.com/... tag to view all diary posts.

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Welcome to my chapter-by-chapter review of Rethinking Thin, the 2007 book by science writer Gina Kolata. Rethinking Thin was written after the conclusion of a large study comparing a low-carb diet to a reduced-calorie diet. Tonight, I'll be continuing with the "Two Months" interlude between Chapters 3 and 4, followed by a review of Chapter 4 itself.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Sat Mar 06, 2010 at 05:21 PM PST

WHEE: R & R Open Thread

by Edward Spurlock

Good evening, WHEEbles! This is NOT the weekly installment of "Let's Read a WHEE Book Together!" After the jump, you will NOT find another scintillating chapter review of Brian Wansink's book, Mindless Eating. No, all you'll find is an Open Thread - AFTER the obligatory introduction to WHEE, of course:

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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I had hoped to review Chapter 4 of Gina Kolata's book Rethinking Thin. However, I've been slammed with overtime at work, and to top it off, my car wouldn't start yesterday morning, so I've been taking the bus to work, which takes three times as long as driving. So we won't be having the Kolata review tonight - instead, this will be another WHEE open thread.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Welcome to the continuing diary series, "Let's Read a WHEE Book Together!" (a shameless rip-off of plf515's weekly "Let's Read a Book Together!"). This week, we'll be continuing with the chapter-by-chapter review of Mindless Eating, the 2006 book by researcher Brian Wansink.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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Welcome to my chapter-by-chapter review of Rethinking Thin, the 2007 book by science writer Gina Kolata. Rethinking Thin was written after the conclusion of a large study comparing a low-carb diet to a reduced-calorie diet. This evening, I'll be reviewing the interlude titled "One Month," and follow that with an in-depth review of Chapter 3.

WHEE (Weight, Health, Eating and Exercise) is a community support diary for Kossacks who are currently or planning to start losing, gaining or maintaining their weight through diet and exercise or fitness. Any supportive comments, suggestions or positive distractions are appreciated. If you are working on your weight or fitness, please -- join us! You can also click the WHEE tag to view all diary posts.

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