Book Review: Overcoming Fat Logic by Dr. Nadja Hermann

Overcome fat logic. Fighting the weaker self and having the discipline to face your excess weight requires not only motivation, but also in-depth knowledge of what is essential for the weight loss process. Well-intentioned advice, stubborn myths, and the egg dance with the sensitive topic are rarely malicious, but still shoo us from pillar to post, from one diet to the next. You try, fail, try something new, fail, pick up something new and with every failed path you no longer understand the world why others lose weight and you don't.

Blinded by the industry

The author captivates in hers Book Overcome fat logic with uncomfortably unmasking illustrations using short comics, comparisons and own experiences and thus bursts some soap bubbles. Before I started reading the book, I could have sworn as a rock that I would be after my Weight loss of 35 pounds but should be well informed - but far from it. The study-based findings and refutations of all misconceptions, which one would never have suspected that they could be fat logic, show the reader how incredibly broadly false knowledge is scattered. The fact that the diet industry is running a real gold mine with the growing proportion of overweight people around the world often undermines the real origin of losing weight and the feeling of normal weight. And with Overcome fat logic you might be able to orient yourself back there.

You can't sugarcoat being overweight

Dr. Nadja Hermann addresses an aspect of our society today which, in my opinion, does not receive the serious attention and vehement education that it deserves. Obesity is life threatening. And this is not about aesthetic feelings or sympathy, but about the risk that being overweight brings with it. In her book Hermann compares overweight with smoking and that opened my eyes. Because even if your blood values ​​are perhaps still good ...

“Being overweight is similar to smoking: after the first cigarette, the tumors don't start to sprawl. [...] But just because the damage is not immediately visible does not mean that there is none. "

The long-term damage is also what smokers are warned about and why the striking pictures on the packs warn of the risk associated with tobacco consumption. When it comes to overweight people, the only thing that matters is aesthetics. The fact that the risk of diabetes, heart disease, joint wear and tear and much more has increased many times over should be much more in the foreground. In contrast to the consequences of shortness of breath and lung noises that can be felt when smoking, you can at least see it if you carry far too many fat cells through life. And the more there are, the louder the warning signal.

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Save what can be saved

We all know that lipedema cannot be removed from fat cells, that's a fact. Rather, we should make it our business to minimize the rest of the still healthy fat deposits and thereby potentially be able to mutate fewer cells. This is not just about feeling good or finally fitting into “normal sizes”, but also about damage limitation. Preventive measures, such as liposuctions with the already diseased fat. A significant number of our cells are sick, but not all. And that is what we have to fight.

Every gram counts less. Those affected from our network who report their weight loss also often tell of how pain was contained. Just the prospect that this possibility exists at all is another good reason to tackle it. And maybe you guys can Overcome fat logic help with.

Fat Logic - Aha moments between insult and enlightenment

But be warned, because this book is not on the cuddle course. As a long-established weight loss candidate, I thought nothing more shocks me. I lost weight, how could I still have fat logic potential? Far from it, Mrs Sprott, far from it. I was offended by Hermann and not too narrowly. I read some refutations of fat logic and suddenly felt offended, although there is no good reason for it. She can back up her statements with scientific studies, I just believed in another myth.

Still other passages seemed like an enlightenment - finally I understand a process, finally it all makes sense! And it's worth reading this book over and over again for both emotions. Like a mantra until the penny finally falls.


Overcoming Fat Logic by Dr. Nadja Hermann is not just a book. It's a revolution that doesn't create any new theory and leaves you free to choose how you want to shape your own weight loss journey. Hermann merely refutes stubborn diet myths, explains phenomena that have arisen during the process and uses vivid comic metaphors to show the misconceptions we sometimes fall for. And I think that's exactly right. Because not everyone fits into the scheme X, not everyone could only eat low carb, live vegan or whatever. Even for lipoedema sufferers, the scientifically most correct type of diet and whether there is one at all has not been proven. So we have no choice but to clean up our heads, defeat the fat logic and start over.

For this I want you not only that Book recommend, but also the associated Blog. There you will find Recipes, curves, Pictures of the author and other readers. Get inspiration, educate yourself and take away what you can take with you. It won't have been in vain.

Good luck

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Author: Caroline Sprott

I'm Caroline, born in 1989 and live in Augsburg. Why did I start the lipedema fashion blog? At the beginning of my diagnosis I was completely helpless before an uncertain future. Now, a few years later, through active participation in self-help groups and a lot of research, I have accumulated a wealth of experience that I would like to make available to other affected persons in one place - without the detour via private groups on Facebook. The fashion component is of course due to my hobby. At the time, I promised myself that I would never be restricted by compression stockings. This attitude gives other patients courage and so Michaela advised me to start a blog.

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