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Show 1020: How to Lose Weight Without Feeling Hungry (Archive)

Have you tried to shed pounds but given up because you were tired of feeling hungry? Dr. David Ludwig offers a solution that makes sense.
Show 1020: How to Lose Weight Without Feeling Hungry (Archiv...
The photo of Dr. Ludwig is courtesy of Boston Children’s Hospital
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How to Lose Weight Without Feeling Hungry (Archive)

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Many of us are aware we could be at a healthier weight. Perhaps we’ve even tried to drop some pounds but found that we were always feeling hungry and grumpy on a diet. Perhaps counting calories could help us lose weight for a while, but we gained it back again.

Why Is a Low-Fat Diet the Wrong One for Many People?

We spoke with endocrinologist (and “obesity warrior”) Dr. David Ludwig. Find out why the diet recommendations of the past several decades have been exactly wrong to help most of us control our weight, and why a low-fat diet may actually make you hungry.

What Can You Do?

What are the solutions to this problem? Dr. Ludwig outlines how we can conquer our cravings and retrain our fat cells so we can lose weight permanently. He explains how to put biology to work for you, by changing the types of food you eat, instead of letting it work against you and make you fat.

This Week’s Guest:

David S. Ludwig, MD, PhD, is a practicing endocrinologist and researcher at Boston Children’s Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics at Harvard Medical School and Professor of Nutrition at Harvard School of Public Health. He is Founding Director of the Optimal Weight for Life (OWL) program at Boston Children’s Hospital, one of the oldest and largest family based weight management programs. He also directs the New Balance Foundation Obesity Prevention Center.

Dr. Ludwig’s new book is Always Hungry? Conquer Cravings, Retrain Your Fat Cells, & Lose Weight PermanentlyHis website is drdavidludwig.com. The photo of Dr. Ludwig is courtesy of Boston Children’s Hospital.

Listen to the Podcast:

The podcast of this program will be available the Monday after the broadcast date. The show can be streamed online from this site and podcasts can be downloaded for free for four weeks after the date of broadcast. After that time has passed, digital downloads are available for $2.99. CDs may be purchased at any time after broadcast for $9.99.

Buy the CD

Read the book and listen to the CD: Take advantage of Dr. Ludwig’s carefully crafted menus and delicious recipes to get your weight-loss plan off the ground. The combination of the book and the CD is offered at a 15% discount from buying each one individually.

Download the mp3 (Choose mp3 where it says “Select Option”)

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About the Author
Terry Graedon, PhD, is a medical anthropologist and co-host of The People’s Pharmacy radio show, co-author of The People’s Pharmacy syndicated newspaper columns and numerous books, and co-founder of The People’s Pharmacy website. Terry taught in the Duke University School of Nursing and was an adjunct assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology. She is a Fellow of the Society of Applied Anthropology. Terry is one of the country's leading authorities on the science behind folk remedies. .
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