I talk a lot about strategies to lose weight in the clinic. To be completely honest, I wish I didn't have to. I'd rather talk about any other health condition: diabetes, heart disease, fatty liver, gout, kidney disease, cancer, arthritis, food intolerances, irritable bowel syndrome...even constipation lol! Anything but weight loss. But unfortunately excess weight … Continue reading The Best Tool for Weight Control
I've been following the intermittent fasting (IF) trend for several years but the new April study in the New England Journal of Medicine brought it the forefront again. I worked on an article about IF for the Nutrition Source in 2017, so it was reassuring that this new study was entirely consistent with our content! … Continue reading What About Intermittent Fasting?
This is a tough one. It’s about Health At Every Size (HAES), a movement based on the book by researcher Linda Bacon, PhD, that emphasizes body positivity and self-care. It de-emphasizes the importance of body weight and the effects of certain foods on health. It focuses on setting holistic lifestyle goals rather than enforcing strict … Continue reading What About ‘Health At Every Size’?