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The biology of obesity is complex. The traditional practice of cutting calories and increasing expenditure, in all its simplicity, gives the illusion of being the obvious approach. It surely may work in the short term, but usually falters in the long run. As we gain new insights and develop new empirics, we move a step closer to cracking this code.The Decoding Obesity podcast will help you develop a deeper understanding of this disease, develop a healthy relationship with nutrition, promote self-care, and emote a new confidence of "Yes, I can do it!"Disclaimer: Information provided on this podcast is for educational purposes only and does not constitute/substitute medical advice. Consult your health care professional prior to trying any of the modalities mentioned here.

Decoding Obesity Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM

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The biology of obesity is complex. The traditional practice of cutting calories and increasing expenditure, in all its simplicity, gives the illusion of being the obvious approach. It surely may work in the short term, but usually falters in the long run. As we gain new insights and develop new empirics, we move a step closer to cracking this code.The Decoding Obesity podcast will help you develop a deeper understanding of this disease, develop a healthy relationship with nutrition, promote self-care, and emote a new confidence of "Yes, I can do it!"Disclaimer: Information provided on this podcast is for educational purposes only and does not constitute/substitute medical advice. Consult your health care professional prior to trying any of the modalities mentioned here.

    Episode 14: Home Cooking- Is it worth the trouble?

    Episode 14: Home Cooking- Is it worth the trouble?

    Our lives are busier than ever. Does it make sense to still cook in this day and age with so many quick and easy options available all around? Let's find out.

    • 8 min.
    Episode 13: Writing a food diary

    Episode 13: Writing a food diary

    Creating a food diary is often tedious and doesn't seem to be the best use of time. But is this the case? Is there more to it than just time spent writing a food journal? Let's explore. 

    • 12 min.
    Episode 12: Weight plateau

    Episode 12: Weight plateau

    Weight loss is a difficult journey. Believe it or not, your body fights you every step of the way. Your weight plateau may have more to do with your biology than your will power. We look at this in greater detail. A deeper understanding of this might help you in your path to successful weight loss.

    • 6 min.
    Episode 11: Food addiction and hyper-palatable foods

    Episode 11: Food addiction and hyper-palatable foods

    Food addiction: a myth or a fact? We discuss the science of hyper-palatable foods and how they modulate our neuro-biology to crave these foods. We explore how the food industry uses this science to its advantage.

    • 9 min.
    Episode 10: Binge Eating Disorder

    Episode 10: Binge Eating Disorder

    Binge eating disorder is one of the most common eating disorders and is often a cause of overeating and obesity. People suffering from this disorder have an uncontrollable urge to eat leading to binging episodes. We discuss this in detail with Dr. Anuneet Sabharwal who is one of India's leading psychiatrists. He is also one of the most followed psychiatrists on social media in India.

    • 10 min.
    Episode 9: Cancer and Obesity

    Episode 9: Cancer and Obesity

    Various cancers are to be closely linked to obesity. Obesity also has ramifications on the management of various cancers. We discuss this intricate relationship in detail with Dr. Sonam Puri.  Dr. Puri is an Assistant Professor in the Division of Oncology, Department of Medicine at the University of Utah. Her area of expertise is the treatment of thoracic malignancies.Her research interests include clinical research in thoracic malignancies, with emphasis on immunotherapy, targeted therapy, and other novel treatment strategies for non-small and small cell lung cancer.She is an active member of various national and international organizations including the Lung Cancer Disease Center of Excellence at the Huntsman cancer institute, the American Society of Medical Oncology, Southwest Oncology Group, Society of Immunotherapy of Cancer, and International Association of study of lung cancer.She also serves on the National Network Clinical guideline panel for small cell lung cancer.

    • 12 min.

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