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Food Addiction

The idea that a person can be addicted to food has recently gained increasing support. That comes from brain imaging and other studies of the effects of compulsive overeating on pleasure centers in the brain.
Sep 10th, 2022

Worried about Metabolic Syndrome?

Have you heard of metabolic syndrome? Yes, it is a very common disease and under recognized. Metabolic Syndrome makes it very difficult to lose weight.
Mar 4th, 2022

WHAT IS THE RIGHT DIET FOR YOU?

The is the one question that all people want to know! Unfortunately, there is no cookie-cutter, one size fits all diet. The most important thing about a diet that you choose is how sustainable is it.
Mar 3rd, 2022

Weight Regain

This is such a common problem. On average only about 20-30 % of people who lose weight over time tend to keep their weight off over time. The main reason for this called metabolic adaptation/compensation and increase in the hunger hormones
Feb 7th, 2022

Gut Microbiome- The Keybiome

The gut microbiome We've identified specific genetic signatures in the gut microbiome that were predictive of weight loss response in a small cohort of patients following a healthy lifestyle intervention Weight Loss Takes Guts?
Feb 1st, 2022

Metabolism

What is metabolism? Your metabolism is defined as the amount of energy needed for your body to function. The human body is very metabolically active and requirements key nutrients and energy sources to stay alive and function.
Dec 28th, 2021

T2D is associated with a diminished incretin effect

T2D is associated with a diminished incretin effect People with T2D experience a diminished incretin effect, which may be a result of GIP resistance, thus contributing to hyperglycemia. #incretineffect
Sep 10th, 2022

What Is Disordered Eating?

Disordered eating is used to describe a range of irregular eating behaviors that may or may not warrant a diagnosis of a specific eating disorder.
Sep 10th, 2022

Obesity Medicine Specialist

Obesity is a serious disease. Seek out a physician passionate about weight loss and helping individuals achieve successful weight loss and board certified. #ABOM www.abom.org
Sep 10th, 2022

Mounjaro

We are getting closer to that magic bullet. Thank God for Medical Research #GLP1#GIP#MedicalWeightLoss
Sep 10th, 2022

What is the action of GLP-1

Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) released from gut enteroendocrine cells controls meal-related glycemic excursions through augmentation of insulin and inhibition of glucagon secretion. GLP-1 also inhibits gastric emptying enhancing weight loss
Apr 11th, 2022

Why do we eat?

Here are some common reasons for eating? 1. Emotional 2. Psychological 3. Hunger 4. Social 5. Habit 6. Sensory
Apr 11th, 2022

GLP-1 receptor agonists in weight loss

GLP-1 receptor agonist medicines, also called incretin mimetics, are a type of incretin-based medicine for type 2 diabetes. This type of medicine is based on the action of hormones called incretins, which help control how the pancreas works
Jan 14th, 2022

Indirect Calirometry

Indirect calorimetry calculates heat that living organisms produce by measuring either their production of carbon dioxide and nitrogen waste (frequently ammonia in aquatic organisms, or urea in terrestrial ones), or from their consumption of oxygen.
Dec 29th, 2021

New Years Goals

Your goals should be SMART Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Time-Bound
Dec 28th, 2021

Metabolism-2

Resting metabolic rate (RMR) is the rate at which a person burns calories while at rest. Between 70 and 80% of all calories are burned under resting conditions. Knowledge of metabolic rate is vital to nutritional assessment and weight loss
Dec 28th, 2021