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What's your take on the latest diet and nutrition books written by today's medical professionals?


Guest(s): Holly Herrington

Topic(s): Diet Trends,Weight Loss/Management

Podcast Recording

We're all trying to eat healthier, exercise more and improve our lives. But where do we (or our patients) find the best route towards self-improvement? In this podcast, we will take a brief tour of the latest diet books written by physicians and other medical professionals. Is this diet information real or should we proceed with caution?

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Selected Questions:

Are the books written solely by md's, or have RD's also authored the books?

Are there book about being healthy at every size? Shouldn't we promote this instead of weight loss?

Do all the books you are discussing use the same approach for weight reduction?

Has the doctor Atkins diet come back around?

How do we move clients from the "diet culture mentality" to a non-diet approach such as Intuitive Eating? What organization was responsible for making "obesity" a default diagnosis in an EMR system based on a height/weight chart entry without looking at the person as a whole?

How does the gut microbiome contribute to obesity? IF, in repairing the microbiome, can we treat obesity and weight loss with strategies geared for better gut health?

The calories in/ calories out method seems outdated. Are there other methods for weight loss that are better? Are these books helping us get away from this?

What do you think of the Keto Diet? Is this a strategy that is supported or effective?

Notes

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