Why Calorie Labeling Does Not Work – and What to Do Instead

Here’s another article on the dismal failure of calorie counts on menus to have any positive effect whatsoever:

NYT: The Surprising Failure of Calorie Counts on Menus

Why doesn’t it work? Because weight control has never been about obsessively counting calories while eating junk food.

Weight control is most of all about food quality. Increase the quality and you’ll stop feeling the need to eat all the time. You’ll start losing weight without effort, without the need to count anything.

Counting calories to maintain normal weight is as silly as counting our breaths to maintain normal oxygenation.


How to Lose Weight

US Obesity Keeps Rising – Not Stopped by Ridiculous Calorie-Counting Efforts

Calorie Counts on Menus a Failure – Here’s Why

Weight Control – A Question of Calories or Insulin? – Dr. Andreas Eenfeldt

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