#79: A New Look At Obesity

Episode 79 - Obesity, Weight Loss, Happiness, Health

This is episode 79 of Evil Sugar Radio. In this episode, we’re taking a multifactorial look at obesity. Obesity and weight problems aren’t as easy as the oversimplified “eat less, move more” messages of the health industry.

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Episode 79 Overview

Here’s an overview of what we’ll be talking about in this episode:

  • 0:25 – Intro
  • 2:00 – Obesity
    • 3:00 – Oversimplified Obesity Messages
    • 16:45 – Factors Influencing “Eat Less”
    • 24:10 – Factors Influencing “Move More”
    • 30:30 – Individual Health Factors
    • 39:00 – Socioeconomic & Psychological Factors
    • 44:45 – Family & Peers Factors
    • 1:00:30 – The Reality of Obesity & Health
    • 1:05:15 – Our Thoughts On Popular Ideas & Solutions
    • 1:08:30 – Practical Ideas & Solutions
  • 1:17:25 – Wrap-Up

Show Notes

The Obesity Map

Mindless Eating: Why We Eat More Than We Think by Brian Wansink

The Obesity Myth: Why America’s Obsession with Weight is Hazardous to Your Health by Paul Campos

Music Credit

Intro music from Baba Brinkman’s Revenge of the Somatic. Purchase any of Baba’s music at http://bababrinkman.bandcamp.com/

Comments

  1. The human body is not a math equation. Absolutely. Thanks, Antonio.

    Love the podcast, guys.