The Skinny on Fat, Part 1: Moderation is Sexy

Yet another article, this one in the New York Times, weighed in this week on the war over carbs and fats, and appeared to come out strongly favoring high-fat. Here is my take on this issue from my perspective as a weight regulation expert. The article also talked about the […]

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Congratulations Kara!

“iDiet has been one of the best decisions I have ever made for myself in my entire life! After 2 years of struggling to just lose 25 pounds through exercise and traditional diets, the iDiet lifestyle (I still refuse to call it a diet, it’s a lifestyle) has helped me […]

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This is Not a Healthy Growth Curve

The most recent CDC numbers are depressing, showing an astronomical 75% of men and 67% of women currently struggling with their weight. Just when we think it can’t get any worse, it does. The figures break out to show nearly 40 percent of men and nearly 30 percent of women […]

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Dr Roberts on juice cleanses and fasting (Part 3 in a series)

Desperation makes us susceptible to desperate measures, which brings us finally to the topic of juice cleanses and modified fasts. Begin Soapbox 😉 I’m sorry for ranting here, but of all the unfortunate concepts that greedy weight loss companies have dreamed up to tempt us into spending money unnecessarily, juice […]

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Legumes aren’t paleo, but they’re good for you anyway

Sometimes the sheerest nonsense is put out about what foods are healthy versus unhealthy. Into that category I would now firmly put the strange and incorrect notion that legumes are unhealthy. This horribly unhelpful ‘advice’ appears to have originated with the Paleo fad (I sincerely hope it is a fad). […]

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Congratulations to Tim: 80 lbs in 14 weeks

“The iDiet has really helped regain control of my future and I’m very thankful for the program that you have all put together.” Tim joined the iDiet 14 weeks ago. At the end of his 12-week Engage program, he had lost 70 pounds. That’s almost 6 pounds a week. Now […]

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Dr Roberts answers: How can I boost my low metabolism, and why can’t I lose weight in the places I want? (Part 2 of a series)

Welcome back to the second of a multi-part series that discusses common questions about weight control, what you can realistically expect, and the science behind the real answers. Although iDiet is a business, our roots are in research and we are committed to straight talk and honest solutions. Our iDieters […]

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Congratulations to Christine on her 100lb weight loss

Christine recently told us: “I’m thrilled… I can go shopping in regular stores… wear fancy shoes… but the most important thing is I’m cooking better for my kids. Your recipes are fantastic… I’m not the only one [in the house] that’s lost weight. “It gave me my life back.”  When […]

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Congratulations to Lindsay!

Congratulations to Lindsay, who lost 20 pounds in her first 8 weeks on iDiet, without hunger, and continues her healthy journey. Way to go Lindsay! Lindsay sent us this lovely note: “On this plan, you do not have to feel hungry or deprived.”  “I have tried everything to lose weight […]

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Dr Roberts Answers Diet Questions from a Scientific Perspective: Part 1

This is the first of an educational series that talks about some common misperceptions about weight control, what you can realistically expect when you diet, and the science behind the real answers. We have all seen the advertisements. A pound a day without hunger! 50 pounds achieved with these 3 […]

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