Vibrant-MD Podcast

Vibrant-MD Podcast

Hosted by: Heather Awad, MD

Weight Loss and Women's Health

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Episodes

56. Your Back-up Plan

Register now for our masterclass January 24, 2023 at 7pm CST, so you can get the Unstoppable Mindset to Shrink the Numbers on the Scale. I'll show you how to get the most important mindset piece in line for permanent...
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55. 3 things I learned wearing a Continuous Glucose Monitor (summer)

These is what I learned: 1) Food order matters--this happens with most human bodies, and it did with mine as well. 2) Refined sugar and bread were the same to my body. We're talking a high blood sugar spike! 3) Hiding...
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54. Perfectionism, Work, and Weight Loss

I was thrilled to have Dr. Megan Melo, MD a fellow family doctor on the show today. She and I are also certified Life Coaches--she works with doctors to decrease overwhelm by fighting perfectionism and people...
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53. Weight Loss Medications

One of the characteristics of a wonderful Family Doctor is that they meet you where you are. I'm thrilled to have Dr. Catherine Toomer, a fellow family physician to talk about weight loss medications. We get into how...
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52. Food Pushers

We have these people in our lives. They guilt us about food, they shame us into eating a pastry at the morning meeting. And of course, we don't want to be the difficult food person at the event. Today I give you some...
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51. Change of season eating

Up north here, the weather quickly turns cold, so what we feel like eating changes drastically as well. Put away that chicken salad--I want roasted cauliflower in a warm curry sauce now. Does this change of eating...
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50. Can you accept a compliment?

How can accepting a compliment help you lose weight? Do you deflect compliments? I got the idea for this podcast from the book The Big Leap, by Gay Hendricks. How can allowing the positive energy of a compliment to...
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49. The Perfect Weight Loss Meal

I rarely say the word PERFECT, because life is so not perfect, but I'm standing by what I talk about today: the perfect weight loss meal. I've mentioned it before, but today I'll go through what a protein, fiber, and...
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48. International Travel and Weight Loss

When you travel internationally, there are different types of days to consider as you plan your eating. There's the day you transport your body from one place to another, then there are all the trip days, then...
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47. Inflammatory Foods to Avoid

Dear friend, I'm a doctor, and I'm willing to tell you what foods you should avoid. Inflammatory foods cause many diseases, and also give you achy joints and hurt your general mental health. Of course, they work...
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46. Work on this relationship for weight loss

Do you work on your relationship with yourself? Professional women think a lot about relationships with co-workers, partners and spouses, children, friends, but sometimes we forget that our relationship with ourselves...
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45. You only lost 5 pounds.

You only lost 5 pounds. But you've been following your protocol, and doing all the things! What happened? It may seem like you've chosen the wrong protocol for your weight loss journey, but it can probably still work...
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