Something You Should Know about Weight Loss


How To Eat Less & Lose Weight

February 24, 2015

 

Interview with Karen Koenig, author of the book Outsmarting Overeating: Boost Your Life Skills, End Your Food Problems

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Gaining weight and overeating cause a lot of anxiety in people especially those who struggle with their weight.

 

Karen Koenig:
Well the first thing is to recognize that we live in the most fat phobic thin obsessed culture in the history of time and to chill out a little bit about it.
 


Karen Koenig

Psychology Of Losing Weight

February 4, 2015

 

Interview with Charlotte Markey, author of the book Smart People Don't Diet: How the Latest Science Can Help You Lose Weight Permanently

 

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Mike Carruthers:
So why do most people fail to stick to their New Year’s diet?

 

Charlotte Markey:
The main reason that is doesn’t work is because most diet plans people follow are just not sustainable. So you cut out carbs or you cut out whatever and you lose some weight but then eventually you want to eat those things again.
 


Charlotte Markey

Losing Weight By Burning More Calories

January 9, 2015

 

Interview with Dr. Andrew Packard, author of the book The Packard Weight Health Plan

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
One of the best ways to control your weight is to burn more calories.

 

Andrew Packard: 
10% of the calories that you burn each day are on the work of digestion.
 


Dr. Andrew Packard

Simple Tips For Healthy Living

November 21, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Alan Bonsteel, author of the book Stay Young, Start Now: A Family Doctor's Guide to More Energy, Less Stress and Better Sex

 

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Mike Carruthers: 
Even though we know what it takes to get fit and stay healthy, too many of us just don't do it.

Dr. Alan Bonsteel:
We're putting on weight, and the numbers on weight these days-the numbers on people who are above "ideal weight" are really pretty scary. They're going up and up, and just no indication that that curve is dropping off any.
 

 

A Different View Of Weight Loss

October 22, 2014

 

Interview with Ted Spiker, author of the book Down Size: 12 Truths for Turning Pants-Splitting Frustration into Pants-Fitting Success

 
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Mike Carruthers:
If you’ve tried to do it you know that losing weight has a lot to do with your attitude and behavior.
 
Ted Spiker:
I just recently wrote a piece for Time in which I said is one the keys to dealing with weight loss is re-shifting the way we think about leadership.

Ted Spiker

Back Trouble

September 2, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Jack Stern, author of the book Ending Back Pain: 5 Powerful Steps to Diagnose, Understand, and Treat Your Ailing Back

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Back pain is one of the biggest reasons people go to the doctor.

 

Dr. Jack Stern:
80-85% of Americans during their lifetimes go see a physician or healthcare provider because of back pain of significant severity.
 


Dr. Jack Stern

Diabetes

August 28, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Osama Hamdy, author of the book The Diabetes Breakthrough: Based on a Scientifically Proven Plan to Lose Weight and Cut Medications 

 

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Mike Carruthers:
About a hundred million Americans have diabetes or pre-diabetes which can lead to serious complications.

 

Dr. Osama Hamdy:
The commonest complication in type II diabetes is coronary artery disease.  That’s why 65-80% of people with type II diabetes die from heart attacks.
 


Dr. Osama Hamdy

Changing Habits

March 21, 2012

 

Interview with Charles Duhigg, author of the book The Power of Habit: Why We Do What We Do in Life and Business

 

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Mike Carruthers:
Much of your daily life is habit.

 

Charles Duhigg:
Habit is a decision that all of us make at some point and then stop making but continue acting on.

Why Kids Get Fat

June 12, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba, author of the book Fit Kids Revolution: The Parent's Diet-Free Guide to Raising Healthy & Fit Children

 

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Mike Carruthers:
One reason so many kids are overweight is because their parents let them eat whatever they want.

 

Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba:
I get so many parents and they’re like he’ll eat too much, he eats too much.  And I say, “Yeah if it’s cheese puffs and pizza of course but I’ve never had a kid come in with a stomach ache from eating too many brussels sprouts or carrots or apples.”
 


Dr. Patricia Ronald Riba

How Friends Influence Your Body Weight

May 26, 2014

 

Interview with Dr. Malissa Wood, author of the book Thinfluence: Thin-flu-ence (noun) the powerful and surprising effect friends, family, work, and environment have on weight

 

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Mike Carruthers:
How much you weigh is influenced heavily by how much the people around you weigh.

 

Dr. Malissa Wood:
Siblings and significant others and closest friends have the most effect and have the most similarity to us.

 


Dr. Malissa Wood

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