Maintaining a Healthy Weight – Health Talks

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Everybody (and every body) is unique. Genetics, metabolism, environment and routine all play a role in determining a person’s weight. But staying healthy isn’t always easy in the best of times, and the COVID pandemic has caused many of us to exercise much less than during previous years. In this timely discussion, a diverse panel of UC San Diego experts in weight management, psychology, cardiology, and cellular research provide insights into how to maintain a healthy weight.

The Challenges of Weight Control: What if Your Diet Doesn’t Work
Eduardo Grunvald, MD

Weight Management and the Brain
William Perry, PhD

Balancing Energy Metabolism: Molecular Insights
Alan R. Saltiel, PhD

Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and Improved Cardiovascular Health
Pam R. Taub, MD, FACC Recorded on 01/25/2022. [3/2022] [Show ID: 37763]

00:00 Start
00:12 Welcome – David Brenner
01:42 The Challenge of Weight Control: What if Your Diet Doesn’t Work? – Eduardo Grunvald
11:09 Weight Management and the Brain – William Perry
23:10 Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss and Cardiovascular Health – Pam Taub
31:45 Balancing Energy Metabolism: Molecular Insights – Alan Saltiel
40:00 Q&A / Discussion

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  1. Eating in circadian rhythm really doesn’t work for people living in the north with midnight sun in summer and darkness nearly all day long in the wintertime

  2. commercial alert, American doctor who only mentions medicine and surgery as a treatment for obesity. I wonder who is paying his salary

  3. I’ve been on weight watchers for over 20 years and the focus is on lifestyle changes as well as healthy eating. I lost 75 lbs and have kept it off for 20 years.

  4. I'm at this point now, trying to add calories but not too many. I have slid too much in the past, but going on 3 months now. I am getting to fixated on it but I hope after a few more months I will settle into what works.

  5. It is good to be able to listen to this educational talk on your phone.
    It lets you pause and consider, or even repeat a section..

  6. Só much science and a big lack of wisdom. We are carnivores and eating a lot of times in small portions is the biggest mistake you can do. We evolved as meat eaters and only one or less meal a day. Do nott stress out you gust with meals so many times a day.

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