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Can Fewer Fat Cells Prevent Weight Gain?

August 2, 2015

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Can fewer fat cells prevent weight gain…unfortunately, the answer is no because the fat cells you do have can increase the volume of fat that is stored.

Representation of Normal, Overweight, and Obese

Can Obesity Cause Memory Loss?

July 21, 2015

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A study found that people defined as obese had lost brain tissue.

For-Profit Diet Clinics Turn Fat into Money

For-Profit Diet Clinics Turn Fat into Money

July 5, 2015

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The boom in for-profit diet clinics fueled by insurance reimbursement proves that when it comes to healthcare no good turn goes unexploited.

Dov Michaeli, MD, PhD, author of The Doctor Weighs In on Everything

The Fat/Carbohydrate Conundrum: Even More Confusion?

September 7, 2014

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A major study showed that a low carbohydrate/ high fat diet is best for weight loss and cardiac health.

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New Diet Studies, or How Fads are Born

July 27, 2014

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The interaction of diet and health is immensely difficult to unravel. Flawed studies don’t help. But like the free radical theory of disease and longevity, when the public wants an easy answer, they acquire a life of their own and become dogma.

What Happens When Mindfulness Meets Tech?

What Happens When Mindfulness Meets Tech?

January 14, 2014

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Mindful eating, on the other hand, is an approach that involves choosing to eat food that both satisfies and nourishes. It also means learning to eat when you are actually hungry and stopping when you are full.

Do Employer-Based Wellness Programs Work?

Do Employer-Based Wellness Programs Work?

July 2, 2013

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By Dr. Jaan Sidorov First Posted at Disease Management Care Blog on 6/19/2013 Mrs. Smith (name changed) was overweight.  She knew it and her physician, the… Read More ›

Rand Study Gives Workplace Wellness A Failing Grade

Rand Study Gives Workplace Wellness A Failing Grade

May 28, 2013

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By Thomas Emerick First Posted at Cracking Health Costs on 5/28/2013 Sharon Begley, Reuters’ chief science writer, has written a terrific piece on this breaking… Read More ›

The health/wealth disconnect in America

The health/wealth disconnect in America

May 15, 2013

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By Jane Sarasohn-Kahn First Posted at Health Populi on 5/15/2013 Two in 3 Americans are uncomfortable with their financial situation. And most are totally oblivious… Read More ›

A Fitbit Failure Day

A Fitbit Failure Day

April 29, 2013

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by Patricia Salber I am a Fitbit fan, but I somehow I quit wearing my old one about 5 months ago.  At TEDMED, a couple… Read More ›