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Episode 66: Dr. Yoni Freedhoff talks about why most diets fail, what is important for successful weight management, a healthy approach to eating, advice for parents on feeding their children and the role of the food industry.
Guest Bio Dr. Yoni Freedhoff
Yoni is a family doctor, Assistant Prof. at the University of Ottawa, author of The Diet Fix, and founder of Ottawa’s non-surgical Bariatric Medical Institute – a multi-disciplinary, ethical, evidence-based nutrition and weight management centre.
In this episode we discuss:
- Why most diets commonly fail
- The Food Industry: Friend, Foe or Neither?
- Why effort alone is not enough
- Behaviour-focused goals vs. bodyweight outcomes
- Fostering a positive relationship with food
- The diet that will be successful is one that you can enjoy!
- Childhood nutrition: Marketing messages, role of parents and important steps to take
Links & Resources:
Weighty Matters Blog
Yoni Freedhoff on Twitter
The Diet Fix: Why Diets Fail and How to Make Yours Work
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