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Rethinking Weight Loss

NPR

For better or worse, people think about their weight. We explain the science of weight and weight loss to help put you on a road to body acceptance — and better health.

For better or worse, people think about their weight. We explain the science of weight and weight loss to help put you on a road to body acceptance — and better health.
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United States

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NPR

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For better or worse, people think about their weight. We explain the science of weight and weight loss to help put you on a road to body acceptance — and better health.

Language:

English


Episodes

A Saner Mindset For Weight Loss

5/3/2019
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The way many of us think about weight loss is totally counter-productive. Focus on healthy habits you can sustain instead of the numbers on the scale. Here's what to remember: - Forget goal weights. Instead, focus on behavioral goals. - Start with small changes and let them snowball. - A loss of only 3% of your body weight can meaningfully improve your health. - Remember that your best weight is the one you reach when you live the healthiest life you can actually enjoy.

Duration:00:19:56

The Biology Of Weight Loss

5/1/2019
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When we shed pounds, we trigger biological mechanisms that make it hard to keep the weight off. Understanding these systems might help you be kinder to your body.

Duration:00:22:04

Boost Your Body Acceptance For Better Health

4/29/2019
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We all can feel the effects of weight stigma, no matter what our size. In this episode, we help you feel good about the body you're living in and give strategies to improve your health without obsessing about your weight. Here's what to remember: - Recognize that weight stigma can actually harm your physical health. - Remember that weight and body mass index are imperfect indicators of your health. - Focus on well-being, regardless of your weight. - Even if you don't experience weight...

Duration:00:22:40

Introduction: Rethinking Weight Loss

4/26/2019
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For better or worse, people think about their weight. We explain the science of weight and weight loss to help put you on a road to body acceptance — and better health.

Duration:00:02:39