starvation mode

hCG / hhCG Facts

There is no actual hCG in the homeopathic hhCG. None. It’s just expensive water and alcohol. The amount of hCG in the injections is insignificant and will not cause any effect on the body whatsoever. This was confirmed by an alleged doctor that prescribes hCG. The injectable hCG is RX, which means that a prescription […]


Kimkins Survivors

Do you know of any other diet that has a blog dedicated to “survivors” of the diet? I don’t. I have never heard of any “survivors” of Weight Watchers, Atkins, or any other diet. Sure, there are many that fail on the diet and regain any weight lost, but rarely do you hear of any […]


Dieting Makes You Fat

At least the Kimkins diet seems to. Just look at what it did to Kimmer a.k.a. Heidi Diaz. She went from this to this And that was when she according to herself was an “expert” dieter: I’ve studied weight loss plans for a lifetime, noting what worked. What didn’t. And, most importantly, why. Not only […]


Quick Weight Loss

Isn’t that what we all want? The fad diet industry is banking on it. Lose 10 pounds in a week! Lose 100 pounds in 5 months! No faster diet, none! Better than gastric bypass! Sounds good? Apparently, as we keep on paying for new diet fads all the time. Looking for the magic diet/pill/supplement that […]


Returning to Kimkins

The Kimkins Diet website was launched in June 2006 but had a rather obscure existence until an article in Women’s World magazine caused a large influx of customers one year later. Many people tried the diet but rightly decided that the diet was not sustainable and disappeared. The $59.95 membership fee was written off as […]


Feeding Off Body Fat

Kimmer, the founder of the Kimkins Diet, has always insisted that starvation mode does not exist as long as there is body fat to burn for energy. Her diet suggested a daily calorie limit of 500 or less, later adjusted upwards to 710. The rest of the body’s needs would be taken from body fat. […]