The ten best tips for weight loss. Every week I am asked to place patients on a physician monitored weight loss program. They ask what to eat- and what I am interested in is them changing their lifestyle.
Does when you eat affect your weight gain? It does in mice- apparently if mice are restricted to eating over 12 hours they don’t gain the weight of mice that eat the same amount over a longer period of time. How can this help you? Well, if you are a mouse….
The FDA approves a new pill for weight loss. Still minimally effective, Dr. Terry Simpson advises that this weight loss drug is not worth the minimal results that come at high risk. Healthy lifestyles trump miracle pills every time.
Food insecurity breeds obesity by allowing the view that having some extra weight is healthy. The most basic of all insecurities is overcome with obesity. Leading to an endless cycle of obesity this can be combated not by surgery, but by availability of fresh foods, and teaching people how to cook.
Terry Simpson MD analyzes early weight loss in high protein diets – it isn’t fat that is lost, it is glycogen and water. The loss of glycogen and lower glucose levels make it more difficult to use of fat as an energy source, which is not a good thing! In fact it can hurt you – not help you!