Understanding Obesity Normal Digestion All foods are composed of a combination of three major components, called macronutrients: Carbohydrates Protein Fat Each of these macronutrients are composed of smaller functional units. [...]
In episode 4 of our science posts, Dr. Fungs discusses this 2016 study from the Obesity journal evaluating alternate daily fasting vs moderate caloric restriction.
The first step to solving a problem is to admit that one exists. I was recently sitting in a department meeting in my hospital, where we had recently raised over [...]
The Biggest Loser is a long running American TV reality show that pits obese contestants against one another in a bid to lose the most weight. The show regularly comes [...]
One of the major mistakes made by the Calories In/ Calories Out (CICO) hypothesis is the presumption that energy is stored in the body as a single compartment. They consider [...]