Category Archives: Weight Loss

Eating Breakfast Neither Helps nor Hinders Weight Loss

We believe a lot about nutrition, but know very little. Continue reading

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The Blood Type Diet Remains on the Fiction Bookshelf

The unproven blood type diet finally has some evidence – against it. Continue reading

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ACP Potpourri

A list of tidbits learned at the ACP conference Continue reading

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Are You Obese?

The USPSTF issues new recommendations about screening for obesity. Continue reading

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A New Weight Loss Drug is Closer to FDA Approval

Lorcaserin may give overweight patients another option. Continue reading

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Weight-Loss Surgery More Effective for Diabetes than Medication

Two new studies suggest surgery should be considered sooner in overweight diabetics. Continue reading

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Why Losing Weight Is So Hard

Musings on weight, volition, and control systems. Continue reading

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Sitting Won’t Kill You, Except on Train Tracks

A new study suggests that even if you exercise regularly, sitting still is dangerous. Should we believe it? Continue reading

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Eat Right for Your Belt Size, Not Your Blood Type

Every couple of months I get asked this same question. “Doc, what’s my blood type?” I load my “why you don’t need to know your blood type” speech from my cerebrum and press replay… Continue reading

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Evidence Mounts in favor of Weight Loss Surgery

For extremely overweight patients the scientific evidence supports surgery rather than diet and exercise or weight-loss medications. Continue reading

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