Project Implicit Project Implicit A series of implicit association tests that offer insight into our implicit biases.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMay 8, 2016Topics: / / / / / Keywords: / / / / /
medium_logo_detail The Easiest Way to Lose 125 Pounds Is to Gain 175 Pounds Gain insight into one man's path to weightloss, and better understand the challenges, struggles, and barriers - psychologically and physically - to make this journey a success.
Contributor: Karlen BaderMarch 28, 2016Topics: Keywords: / / / / / /
Inquiring Minds The Science of Weight Loss (and why diets don't work) (1hr) In this podcast, Inquiring Minds' hosts Indre Viskontas and Kishore Hari interview Traci Mann, professor of psychology at the University of Minnesota and author of the new book Secrets from the Eating Lab: The Science of Weight Loss, the Myth of Willpower, and Why You Should Never Diet Again.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinAugust 26, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / /
NHS Shame In this thought-provoking blog post on A Better NHS, this General Practitioner explores shame and its slient ubiquity. He covers a myriad of topics including shame in ageing, shame in medical professionals, and shame in obesity. Most importantly, he discusses why shame matters.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDJune 4, 2015Topics: Keywords:
The Journal of the American Medical Association Filling the Void by Dr. Peter Vash (NOTE: JAMA login required) In this short article, Dr. Vash provides us with the story of a young woman with obesity and her underlying struggles, which he only learn through compassionate long-term patient-physician relationship, ultimately leading to physical and mental healing.
Contributor: Rebecca Chason, MDJune 4, 2015Topics: Keywords: /
Sundance Fed Up by Katie Couric, Laurie David, & Stephanie Soechtig Is everything we’ve been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years dead wrong? In this documentary, Katie Couric and Laurie David challenge our views on food and believe that watching their film will change the way you eat forever.
Contributor: Adam SapersteinMay 15, 2015Topics: / Keywords: / / / /
NPR Money Replaces Willpower In Programs Promoting Weight Loss by Yuki Noguchi Should overweight and obese workers who do not exercise pay higher premiums? What about those who have a normal BMI but eat poorly? Fundamentally, can financial incentives and disincentives help people become healthier and if so, should they be employed?
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / /
New York Times Obesity Is Found to Gain Its Hold in Earliest Years by Gina Kolata Experts say the results of a major 2014 study may reshape approaches to combating the nation’s obesity epidemic, suggesting that efforts must start much earlier and focus more on the children at greatest risk.
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / /
New York Times How Sleep Loss Adds to Weight Gain by Anahad O’Connor Losing sleep causes a change in the way the brain responds to fattening food and sweets causing people to eat more and gain weight.
Contributor: kaelsenerMarch 1, 2015Topics: Keywords: / / / /