Issue 114 - 03 | The Calorie Myth Manifesto: How We Can Eat More And Exercise Less—Smarter

By Jonathan Bailor
Published Feb. 19, 2014 1:00 p.m.
“Over the past few decades, we've been trying harder and harder to be healthy and fit. The result: We got heavy and sick. What's going on here? When did healthy and fit start making us heavy and sick? And why is everyone calling us lazy gluttons?

If an architect builds us a house and it crumbles, is that our fault? No. But we better find a good contractor who knows how to build something solid and safe. Similarly, if a doctor prescribes us a medication and it makes us worse, it is up to us to stop taking it and to find a new doctor.

We have to apply the same logic to health and fitness. We've received so much contradictory, damaging advice over the years, often resulting in frustration and extra pounds. It's high time for us to make a better choice. But what other option do we have than the decades-old, calorie-counting approach?”

About Jonathan Bailor | Collaborating with top scientists for over 10 years, analyzing over 1,300 studies, and garnering endorsements by top doctors from Harvard Medical School, Johns Hopkins, Yale, and UCLA, Jonathan Bailor is a New York Times and USA Today Bestselling author, nutrition and exercise expert, and former personal trainer who specializes in using high-quality food and exercise to simplify wellness.

He has registered over 25 patents and authored the New York Times and USA Today Bestselling book The Calorie Myth (HarperCollins). Bailor serves as a Senior Program Manager at Microsoft, hosts blogs on The Huffington Post, and consults for organizations around the world. His free program is available at

A Summa Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa graduate of DePauw University, Bailor lives outside of Seattle with his wife Angela and works to enable others to live better through simple, proven science.

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