So-called “Best Diets” didn’t work, but I lost 10 kilos (22 pounds) in two months.

I was chubby up until 2006.  I was slender until 1990. All those sixteen years, I tried every diet I spotted: eating tiny portions, avoiding carbohydrates, going vegetarian, squeezing sweat out on the treadmill, cutting down alcohol intake (very unsuccessful in this) and many others, just to fit myself in the size of clothes I had enjoyed before 1990. Nothing […]

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You don’t need a big portion when you eat Japanese food.

When I first came to Canada, I was shocked to see unbelievably huge portions of food at restaurants.  The food was spilling over the large plates. (Yes, even the plates were huge to me.)  Looking at people eat up huge portions of food, I arbitrarily concluded that obesity may be caused by an amazingly simple reason. There is a term […]

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