By Peter C Gøtzsche, Professor emeritus, Institute for Scientific Freedom
Dieting to lose weight is a big industry, but much of the advice offered is not evidence-based. Being a scientist, I reasoned that, to lose weight, you only need to count your calorie intake and expenditure, put it in a spreadsheet, and ensure there is a deficit every day. I shall explain how to do it and provide a spreadsheet you can use. Read more.