Oprah Winfrey is an excellent case study of what’s broken in the “health and fitness” industry in this country. Despite having unprecedented access to the best information and resources, she has relied on the wrong set of “experts” with regards to her own personal health.
Bottom line: the whole cardio-aerobics-personal trainer-food pyramid paradigm is one big recipe for failure.
As usual, Mark Sisson nails it:
It’s not about cutting calories, low-fat dieting or running marathons. It’s about eating the way we were programmed by evolution to eat and moving the way we were programmed to move.