CATEGORY: Stuff in the ‘Overweight’ Category


Weight Loss – What Medications Are Available?

Available prescription medications that can make weight loss, or rather fat loss, possible. During 2021 several new weight loss drugs have been approved by the FDA for weight loss.   The Lancet is a very well-respected medical journal and in December of[...]
READ MORE »

Obesity is the Enemy, when a Healthy Full Life is the Goal

Obesity can only be treated by and avoided by consciously eating a healthy diet. Last week we talked about obesity as the biggest risk to both individual health and to the overall health of Americans.  This is not fat shaming…this[...]
READ MORE »

Obesity is the Biggest Threat to being Healthy in the US

Why is the obesity problem in America getting worse each year? WHO:  4 million people dying each year as a result of being overweight or obese in 2017 according to the global burden of disease. In 2016 1.9 billion adults[...]
READ MORE »

Obesity And Cancer

We have finally found a medication to treat patients that are hungry all the time! Scientists are learning more and more about the interaction of our hormones and diseases such as diabetes Type 2, and Cancer, and Obesity. A recent[...]
READ MORE »

Obesity, Diabetes and the Harvard Food Pyramid

This podcast talks about the importance of leading a healthy life so that we can avoid conditions that are common in older people that are overweight and practice bad eating habits.
READ MORE »

Obesity and Hot Flashes in Menopause

Endocrine Society reports heavier women experience fewer hot flashes. Download the transcription of this podcast. In episode 48 of the BioBalance Healthcast, Brett Newcomb and I discuss obesity and hot flashes in menopause, a subject recently mentioned in a report[...]
READ MORE »