Decoding Obesity
Episode 73: Water And Weight Loss

Episode 73: Water And Weight Loss

September 20, 2021

Like green tea, drinking water is also one of the hacks, often suggested as a great way to “lose weight”. But have you ever given it a thought as to how real the benefits of drinking water are? Join me in today’s quick episode and be ready for some numbers as I lay down to you the data and evidence of how water impacts weight loss, overall health, and wellbeing.

Episode 72: Personal Stories- Nissa Graun

Episode 72: Personal Stories- Nissa Graun

September 13, 2021

Nissa Graun is a mom of two who had been following various mainstream diets since 12 years old. She has lost and regained the same 20 to 50 pounds repeatedly over a 20-year period. Suffering from chronic health problems like migraines, sinus infections, and cystic acne—with depression and anxiety, too—she knew she needed to make a change when she was also diagnosed with gestational diabetes after her first pregnancy.

Listen in to know more about her weight loss journey and how she lost 110lbs!

Episode 71: Green Tea And Obesity, Is There A Link?

Episode 71: Green Tea And Obesity, Is There A Link?

September 6, 2021

When you google “How to Lose Weight?”, you would definitely find that one of those is green tea! If you are someone who has also heard of the wonders of green tea and are curious, you’d want to stop by this quick episode because I will be discussing what green tea actually does to your body and how effective it really is for weight loss.

Episode 70: Weight Loss Supplements And Nutraceuticals

Episode 70: Weight Loss Supplements And Nutraceuticals

August 30, 2021

Do weight loss supplements actually work? Is there any scientific evidence to back up claims these supplements make? Dr. Sandra Lerner joins me in this episode, as we try to demystify the tall claims these weight loss supplements make.

Episode 69: Personal Stories - Crystal Church

Episode 69: Personal Stories - Crystal Church

August 23, 2021

Mindset plays a big role in almost any process we start. The battle has to be won in the mind before it actually happens. In today’s episode, I interview Crystal Church. She has a very inspirational story about her weight loss journey, how she overcame addiction and obesity, and how she found her best accountability partner in her daughter. 

Listen to her story and get inspired!!

Episode 68: Is Obesity Genetic?

Episode 68: Is Obesity Genetic?

August 16, 2021

Some still believe in the misconception that obesity is all about willpower and self-control. In this episode, find out how much do our lifestyle choices, society, and genetics play a role in the obesity pandemic. We will look at the various studies done to explore the genetic basis of obesity.

Episode 67: Thyroid And Obesity

Episode 67: Thyroid And Obesity

August 9, 2021

How is our thyroid function impacted by obesity and weight loss? And, how does fasting affect it? If you’ve been listening to this podcast for quite some time now, you’ve probably heard a lot already about fasting and its benefits in weight loss. However, we have never talked about thyroid function in relation to obesity! Fortunately, one of the listeners reached out to me and asked me if intermittent fasting had any impact on thyroid function. 

So today, join me as I talk about thyroid function it relates to obesity, in addition to the impact of intermittent fasting on the functioning of the thyroid gland itself, if any. 

Episode 66: Weight Bias In The Society

Episode 66: Weight Bias In The Society

August 2, 2021

People with obesity are often the subject of jokes.  Whether at school, work, home, or even in the healthcare system, it is likely that you are being treated differently because of your weight. The truth is that our society is plagued by weight bias. In today's episode, I am joined by Dr. Sarah Smith, a board-certified Obesity Medicine physician, and a life coach, to shed more light on this important topic of weight bias.

Episode 65: Overcoming Overweight In The Face Of Autism, A Personal Journey- Jimmy Clare

Episode 65: Overcoming Overweight In The Face Of Autism, A Personal Journey- Jimmy Clare

July 26, 2021

Today's guest, Jimmy Clare, has faced some tough challenges in his life. Diagnosed with autism as a child, he suffers from spinal stenosis, a very painful condition. Add do that, weight gain. This caused him to be bullied from a young age, but he has overcome all of this and is an inspiration to so many people.

Episode 64: Meal Frequency And Chrononutrition

Episode 64: Meal Frequency And Chrononutrition

July 19, 2021

Do you ever wonder why we eat three meals a day? Can you really lose weight by eating small, frequent meals? Did you know that eating more than one meal a day was considered a form of gluttony in ancient times? Find out more about how often we should eat and when to eat based on science.  

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