For the last 50 years, the focus on treating weight gain has been almost entirely on calorie counting. If we consume too many calories, we gain weight, simple right? To lose weight all we need to do is keep cutting calories. The standard advice for weight loss is ‘Eat Less, Move More’. It sounds perfectly sensible. But, over the last 50 years global obesity rates have tripled. In this article, I will share some of the assumptions of the Calories In versus Calories Out approach to weight loss and why my approach with clients is different.