Day 3 - Plugging along..
Friday, September 06, 2013
I read THE most amazing quote yesterday. It was written by a doctor who heads up the Bariatric Medical Institute—dedicated to non-surgical weight management at the University of Ottowa named Dr. Yoni Freedhoff. He said:
You can't outrun your fork.
If I were the type to use profanity (okay, sometimes I am, but not here, ever), I would say, "f@*$ing BRILLIANT!!"
We can talk all we want about exercise and its genuinely important place in our lives, but it is delusional to believe that it is any MORE important than controlling our portions. I'm not saying that everyone does believe that, but I think that it certainly is possible that an over-emphasis on the exercise leads to an under-emphasis on the nutritional aspect of weight loss. Or maybe this particular statement is just hitting me, personally, right on the sweet spot of my bat..
Whatever, it might just be a eureka moment for me.
For some interesting reading, here is a link to Dr. Freedhoff's article: