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Weight loss can be a challenging journey, but you don’t have to do it alone. In Weight Talk®, Dr. Jennifer Lovejoy offers simple, painless strategies for eating healthier, being active, and setting goals for lasting weight loss.
To submit questions for Dr. Lovejoy, email podcast host Reed Dunn at reed.dunn@alere.com. We will try to get to your questions in an upcoming episode.

Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD, is a clinical expert specializing in nutrition, chronic disease, and weight loss through behavior change. Professor, scholar, and women’s health advocate, she has published over 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is a frequent speaker on obesity and nutrition at national and international conferences. Dr. Lovejoy is past president of the Obesity Society and her professional affiliations include the National Institutes of Health and the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Lovejoy is passionate about helping people manage their weight, combat obesity stigma, and live to their full potential.

Dr. Lovejoy is available for lecture events.

Weight Talk with Dr. Jennifer Lovejoy Dr. Jennifer Lovejoy

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Weight loss can be a challenging journey, but you don’t have to do it alone. In Weight Talk®, Dr. Jennifer Lovejoy offers simple, painless strategies for eating healthier, being active, and setting goals for lasting weight loss.
To submit questions for Dr. Lovejoy, email podcast host Reed Dunn at reed.dunn@alere.com. We will try to get to your questions in an upcoming episode.

Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD, is a clinical expert specializing in nutrition, chronic disease, and weight loss through behavior change. Professor, scholar, and women’s health advocate, she has published over 50 scientific articles in peer-reviewed journals, and is a frequent speaker on obesity and nutrition at national and international conferences. Dr. Lovejoy is past president of the Obesity Society and her professional affiliations include the National Institutes of Health and the American Diabetes Association. Dr. Lovejoy is passionate about helping people manage their weight, combat obesity stigma, and live to their full potential.

Dr. Lovejoy is available for lecture events.

    005 The Truth About Sugar

    005 The Truth About Sugar

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    004 The Truth About Fat

    004 The Truth About Fat

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    003 DASH Diet – What is it really about?

    003 DASH Diet – What is it really about?

    U.S. News & World Reports recently named the DASH Diet the best diet plan to follow for the second year in a row. DASH is the basis for Alere Wellbeing’s Weight Talk® program, and in this episode of Weight Talk with Dr. Lovejoy we explore what DASH means. Podcast host Reed Dunn also talks to Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD, about other popular diet plans in the last few years and the pros and cons of those approaches. Jennifer Lovejoy is a clinical expert specializing in nutrition, chronic disease, and weight loss through behavior change. She leads the clinical team who developed Alere Wellbeing’s Weight Talk program. Listen to or download this podcast to learn more about DASH and how it is incorporated into the Weight Talk program. Listen to Episode 3

    002 Mastering the Art of Eating Well

    002 Mastering the Art of Eating Well

    Episode 002 In this episode of Weight Talk® with Dr. Lovejoy, we explore the first practice of the 10 essential practices of the Weight Talk® program, Master the Art of Eating Well. There’s so much information out there and packaging labels for food that suggest just about everything is healthy or low-fat or low-carb. Podcast host Reed Dunn talks to Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD, to debunk the myths and explore trends in packaging, all the while helping you begin to explore the art of eating well. Jennifer Lovejoy is a clinical expert specializing in nutrition, chronic disease, and weight loss through behavior change. She leads the clinical team who developed Alere Wellbeing’s Weight Talk program. Listen to or download this podcast for tips on getting started with the first of Weight Talk’s 10 essential practices, the guidelines for the phone-based program.

    001 Getting back on track with your weight loss resolutions

    001 Getting back on track with your weight loss resolutions

    Episode 001 In this episode, Jennifer Lovejoy, PhD, talks with host Reed Dunn about getting back on track with the No. 1 New Year’s resolution Americans make – lose weight. Jennifer Lovejoy is a clinical expert specializing in nutrition, chronic disease, and weight loss through behavior change. She leads the clinical team who developed Alere Wellbeing’s Weight Talk program. Listen to or download this podcast for tips on re-setting expectations for weight loss resolutions and how to incorporate whole foods into your diet as part of a successful program, as well as many other answers to questions you may have about weight loss strategies.

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