Vibrant-MD Podcast

Vibrant-MD Podcast

Hosted by: Heather Awad, MD

Weight Loss and Women's Health

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Episodes

43. Lose Weight For the Last Time: Part I

I coach professional women to lose weight for the last time. Do you believe me? Some people don't believe it's possible. This is the first in a series about permanent weight loss. Today I discuss the importance of...
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42. Anti-inflammatory Foods and Weight Loss

Did you know that most adults have some level of chronic inflammation? Did you know that chronic inflammation can get in the way of your weight loss journey? It turns out this is a mostly fixable problem with food....
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41. Change Your Story for Permanent Weight Loss

Free Masterclasses this week for the Unstoppable Mindset for Weight Loss! Sign up at https://www.vibrant-md.com/mind. Change your story to change your life. It's funny that 20% of weight loss it the nuts and bolts,...
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40. Bored eating

Bored eating may sometimes be just that, but I truly believe it's a form of emotional eating. Our brains can be sneaky--it may be offering you the thought "I'm bored" when there's an uncomfortable emotion or task that...
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39. Lagom for Weight Loss

Lagom is a swedish word that means "not too little, and not too much." While people may use it to think about balance in their lives, it's a concept that is perfect for your weight loss journey. Lagom at each meal...
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38. Be the Change

We have this eat all day, overeat culture that we live in, and it doesn't serve us. It's bad for our health, and it makes weight loss difficult. It saps the good taste of our food as we just continually put food on...
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37. Magical Resistant Starches

You may have been avoiding starchy food on your weight loss journey, but starches aren't created equal. I'll talk today about some resistant starches that don't cause insulin to spike, and about how you can convert...
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36. Losing weight in times of inflation

There's a serious pinch at the grocery store check-out line as prices rise these days. How can you eat delicious food and continue on a healthy weight loss journey? Let's allow our Wise Mind to help us with a...
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35. Naked Carbs

Naked Carbs are the buzz of the internet this summer. Naked carbs are when you eat the bread alone, or a piece of cake for a snack. Why should you avoid naked carbs while on your weight loss journey? I talk about this...
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34. Does Food Order Matter?

As we optimize our hormones for weight loss, it turns out that the order in which we eat our food actually matters. Is it good to eat out of the bread basket they bring at the restaurant before all the other food? It...
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33. Sleep, Hormones, and Weight Loss

Enjoy this conversation with Dr. Shelley Meyer, a family doctor with a specialty in Functional Medicine. We discuss the hormonal changes that happen when you don't get enough sleep, and how that affects your weight...
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32. Rethink breakfast food.

What do you think about breakfast food? Do you love something sweet, or bready? Are you more of an egg person? Today I talk about how what you eat for breakfast will affect your hormones for the rest of the day! I'll...
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