Vibrant-MD Podcast

Vibrant-MD Podcast

Hosted by: Heather Awad, MD

Weight Loss and Women's Health

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Episodes

31. Joyful Weight Loss for Summer

Not everyone wants to do summer weight loss, because they think it will take the fun out of summer. In today's episode I bring some ideas how you can make summer weight loss joyful! You can explore some new vegetables...
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30. Intermittent Fasting Is Not Dead

Did you catch the headlines? A New England Journal study came out looking at eating windows and calorie restricted diets. The group that ate all day lost the same amount of weight that the group who ate their...
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29. Can Small Amounts of Olive Oil Keep Death Away?

This 2022 article from the American College of Cardiology has some surprising results! Yes, we know olive oil is good for our heart health, but how about our brains? How about our lungs? I'll explain what the research...
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28. An Unstoppable Mindset

Author and coach Tony Robbins says that strategy is 20% of any journey, and the story you tell yourself in your mind is 80%. We have these stories about ourselves running on a loop in our brains 24/7. They speak to us...
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27. Can I lose weight eating "MAN FOOD?"

Someone in my program, who eats a Mediterranean style of eating, told me that her husband doesn't want to eat that. He wants to eat MAN FOOD. Nevermind that all the genders are eating Mediterranean style near the...
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26. Opposite Day

Be inspired by a woman in my program and how she has lost over 30 pounds with zero fear of it coming back. I also spill the tea about a day gone wrong, where I ate all the butter mochi cake. Yes, I finished the whole...
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25. Going back to the office while on your weight loss journey.

Going back to the office doesn't have to disrupt your weight loss journey! Hear an inspiring story of a professor going back to campus. Let's think about you and take a close look at breakfast and lunch to see how...
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24. Eat more during the day.

Did you know that restricting food during the day can lead to late night snacking? Have you ever noticed that you don't get mad at yourself when you UNDERFEED yourself? Today I discuss how eating more during the day...
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23. Opt in to your evening.

Second in a three part series on the troubles of eating at night. Notice how being intentional about what you already do after work can stop mindless eating.
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22.Take a break to lose weight.

This is the first in a series about NIGHTTIME EATING. Let's talk about how stress during the day leads to eating at night, for comfort, for buffering away the difficult emotions of the day, for blanking out on our...
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21. Being hard on yourself doesn't work.

We think that if we dig in and get really hard on ourselves, we'll be able to stick to our weight loss plan. It's my opinion that you need to be kind to yourself if you want to achieve permanent weight loss. Are you...
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20. Stop eating healthy snacks.

You might consider giving up healthy snacks, unless you don't have a medical reason for eating them. Now a true medical reason would be that your actual personal medical team says that you have to eat a snack, and...
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