Articles by Val Jones

  • Thought for Food, Part 2: A Great Weight-Loss Supplement?
    It's that time again: time to keep your New Year's resolution to get fit. Yet Americans spend more than $50 billion per year on weight-loss plans, diet food, and supplements, and yet obesity rates are climbing in forty-nine of fifty states. Experts agree that eighty to ninety-five percent of Americans regain all the weight they lose in the time it took them to lose it. What are we doing wrong? Why do our best efforts produce such dismal results? Val Jones, M.D. (MA[BS], 1992), editor of MedGenMed's Clinical Nutrition and Obesity eSection, offers help.