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SNR #66: Dr. Yoni Freedhoff – Successful Weight Management, Childhood Nutrition & Why Diets Fail

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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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