Yeah, the whole diet-o-sphere, including reports like the article posted just annoy the heck out of me. People "love" their pasta, "love" their yummy Dunkin Donuts coffees, "love" their french fries. When you "love" something that is slowly killing you, you are an addict. And even though addiction almost always has a physical component, addicts don't get better until they get their head in a different place. It's part of the reason that weight loss surgery fails for so many people. There's no reason to think that a new drug would be any better.
Originally Posted by emmie
I'm not unsympathetic, because I was obese for over 20 years and I remember how hopeless it felt. But once I started to believe the only thing wrong with me was in my head, eliminating the crap from my diet and reducing my total consumption became completely manageable. Initially, I lost 2.5 lbs a week and then 50 lbs in 6 months and it wasn't that hard. I'm discovering that my metabolism is probably a little faster than average for a woman my age. It just couldn't handle a steady influx of processed, sweetened foods.
So, yeah, screw NPY.
CW-125, part calorie counting, part transition to primal
GW- Goals are no longer weight-related