Is hypnosis for weight loss effective? In this special episode, Dr. Liz shares her own journey with weight loss and explores if hypnosis for weight loss is effective. Dr. Liz reviews Sandra Aamodt’s book, “Why Diets make us Fat” and gives multiple influences on weight and weight loss:
What we’ll Learn
Significant factors that contribute to weight gain, weight loss, and our individual differences.
- Emotional factors
- The prenatal and postpartum period
- Abuse and stress
- Bariatric surgery
- Emotional eating
The Top 4 Things you can do to Improve your Health
(Matheson, King, & Everett, “Healthy Lifestyle Habits and Mortality in Overweight and Obese Individuals,” Journal of the American Board of Family Medicine 25(1) (2012): 9-15.)
- Stop Smoking
- Exercise 12x/month (that’s 3-4 days per week)
- Eat 5 or more servings of veggies and fruits per day
- Light to Moderate Drinking – less than a drink per day for women and about 2 drinks per day for men
Sandra Aamodt writes an amazing book, “Why Diets Make us Fat” full of details about the statistics I mentioned on the podcast as well as countless other studies that she mentions. She writes it in an engaging way so that it’s not all (boring) statistics and studies. The research is compelling. Here’s the link to her Ted Talk as well.
More Resources On the Website
There are several podcasts about Smoking Cessation and how to stop Smoking. Give them a listen. If you’re local to Broward County, check out my Stop Smoking page.
HM 10: The Research behind Smoking Cessation Click here to listen.
HM 09: Journey to a Non-Smoker – An Interview with Stacey Horn Click here to listen.
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