Weight Management Publications – ConscienHealth
Publications “The HCG Diet — What is it?,” Your Weight Matters, Obesity Coalition magazine, Spring, 2012 http://www.obesityaction.org/wp-content/uploads/Spring-2012-YWMM-HCG-Diet.pdf Read more
ConscienHealth-Advocating for Weight Management
ConscienHealth works with experts and organizations to advance sound approaches to health and obesity, the biggest threat to the health of America in this century. We advocate for Read more
Semaglutide…Can an Obesity Drug Match Surgery’s Effectiveness? 
Novo Nordisk is betting big that the company can develop obesity drugs to match the effectiveness of bariatric surgery. We hope they succeed. Source: Can Obesity Drugs Match Surgery’s Read more
Smaller Plates Matter!
….overall, smaller plates can help reduce consumption under specific conditions. The researchers collated 56 previous research studies examining the effect of smaller plates on Read more
A Cluttered Kitchen Can Nudge Us To Overeat, Study Finds
Earlier research found that people in a messy work area were less likely to choose healthy snacks. Now a study hints that a cluttered kitchen might make those who feel out of control eat Read more
Can A Vegan Diet Give You All You Need? German Nutritionists Say ‘Nein’
Berlin has become a vegan mecca, with ice cream shops, restaurants and even butchers catering to a plant-based diet. Now Germany’s nutritionists warn that a vegan diet can’t Read more
A Neuroscientist Tackles ‘Why Diets Make Us Fat’
Why don’t traditional diets work for many people? Blame your brain, suggests Sandra Aamodt. Her new book delves into the science of why eating and weight have become such a sizable Read more
Is Dieting Passe? Study Finds Fewer Overweight People Try To Lose Weight
Some health experts worry about what this trend means for chronic diseases linked to obesity. Others see an upside: Diets often fail, but a healthy body image can lead to healthy outcomes. Read more
Eat, Sleep, Repeat: How Kids’ Daily Routines Can Help Prevent Obesity
A new study finds that preschool-age children who didn’t have a set sleep routine were more likely to be overweight by the time they hit the preteen years. Source: Eat, Sleep, Repeat: Read more
KSR2 Mutations Are Associated with Obesity, Insulin Resistance, and Impaired Cellular Fuel Oxidation
Mutation carriers exhibit hyperphagia in childhood, low heart rate, reduced basal metabolic rate and severe insulin resistance. These data establish KSR2 as an important regulator of energy Read more
The genetics of obesity: FTO leads the way
 The association between FTO SNPs and BMI and the risk of being overweight or obese has been confirmed in multiple populations . The effect of FTO SNPs on BMI is modest, with those Read more
Gobbling your food may harm your waistline and heart
Source: Gobbling your food may harm your waistline and heart | American Heart Read more
How to Eat Healthy at Burger King
So you want to eat a burger and slim down. We’ve got good news: You can absolutely “have it your way.” Source: How to Eat Healthy at Burger King | Eat This Not Read more
Weight Loss after Sleeve Gastrectomy
I found this study (wish there was a greater sample size): Outcome Analysis of Early Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Experience. Sucandy et al. JSLS (2013) 17:602-606 Read more
Eating Too Quickly Is Linked to Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome | Time
Eating too fast is linked to obesity and metabolic syndrome, according to a new study. Slow eating, it turns out, is healthier. Source: Eating Too Quickly Is Linked to Obesity and Metabolic Read more
Intuitive Eating | RDN Academy
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Gene Prompts Cells to Store Fat, Fueling Obesity
Obesity is often attributed to a simple equation: People are eating too much and exercising too little. But evidence is growing that at least some of the weight gain that plagues modern Read more
Aspartame may prevent, not promote, weight loss by blocking intestinal enzyme’s activity
A team of Massachusetts General Hospital investigators has found a possible mechanism explaining why use of the sugar substitute aspartame might not promote weight loss. Source: Aspartame Read more
Free Email Mini Courses from Green Mountain at Fox Run
Free 4 week online courses – Mindfulness for Women Who Struggle With Weight, #BeHerNow to Stop Waiting and Start Living, and Overcoming Feelings of Food Addiction Source: Online Read more
EatRight.org
Articles related to general nutrition at different stages in life. Read more
Mastering Nutrition Episode 22: Ketogenesis Isn’t All About Carbs and Insulin | Chris Masterjohn, PhD
Did you know that adding MCT oil to your pasta is more ketogenic than restricting your carbohydrates to ten percent of calories? Many people think of carbohydrate and insulin as central to Read more
Stephan Guyenet and Chris Masterjohn Talk About “The Hungry Brain”
Why Stephan wrote the book, what you can get out of it, and practical advice for everything ranging from losing weight to writing a book. Listen in! Source: Stephan Guyenet and Chris Read more
What happens to the hunger hormone (Ghrelin) after Gastric Sleeve Surgery?
Meet the role of ghrelin in weight loss after gastric sleeve surgery. Source: What happens to the hunger hormone (Ghrelin) after Gastric Sleeve Read more
6 Years after The Biggest Loser, Metabolism Is Slower and Weight Is Back Up – Scientific American
The work provides new insights into why it is difficult to keep off the pounds Source: 6 Years after The Biggest Loser, Metabolism Is Slower and Weight Is Back Up – Scientific Read more
Patients Have High Hopes for Bariatric Surgery | Medpage Today
Study also shows they are willing to accept high risks for the procedure Source: Patients Have High Hopes for Bariatric Surgery | Medpage Read more
HeartMath Store
HeartMath – products, apps and services to reduce stress and enhance life. Source: HeartMath Read more
The Science of HeartMath
The Institute of HeartMath’s research has shown that generating sustained positive emotions facilitates a body-wide shift to a specific, scientifically measurable state. This state is Read more
Exercise Helps ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Keep Weight Off Long-Term | Medpage Today
Physician who was contestant on reality show led 6-year study Source: Exercise Helps ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Keep Weight Off Long-Term | Medpage Read more
Exercise Helps ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Keep Weight Off Long-Term | Medpage Today
Physician who was contestant on reality show led 6-year study Source: Exercise Helps ‘Biggest Loser’ Contestants Keep Weight Off Long-Term | Medpage Read more
Stomach Aspiration is a thing and it actually Helps Bariatric Patients Lose Weight 
Device removes gastric contents through tubes and pump Source: Stomach Aspiration Helps Bariatric Patients Lose Weight | Medpage Read more