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So, How Do I Lose 10 Lbs? Medical Minutes 29

How Do I Lose 10 Lbs? Hi, I'm Dr. Craig Primack from Scottsdale Weight Loss Center. Today's question is about losing fat. In January, which right now it's January 2021, when we have New Year's resolutions, normally our New Year's resolutions have something to do with our weight or our health. So, the question today is how do I lose fat? This is actually a five-pound fat model. Five pounds of fat historically is about 17,500 calories worth of food. So, let's first attack that as a myth. So, when you lose a pound of fat, historically, we've always learned…

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How Much Protein to Lose Weight? Medical Minutes Episode 27

How Much Protein to Lose Weight? Welcome to another Medical Minute. I am Dr. Craig Primack from Scottsdale Weight Loss Center. Today I'm going to talk about how much protein it takes to lose weight. Recently, I have come across a couple of diets, one in particular, that's done here in Arizona very popularly that probably does not give enough protein. And someone was asking me about it the other day and I thought that would make a great Medical Minute to bring to all of you. Macronutrients And so, first we should just briefly talk about macronutrients. Protein is…

How to Measure Body Fat– Medical Minutes Episode 6

  Welcome to another Medical Minutes. Today, I'm going to spend a few minutes talking about how to measure body fat during a weight loss program. There are several ways that are commonly used to measure body fat in a medical clinic. There's one way called body impedance that's very standardized and reproducible and easily done. You can even measure body fat on some home scales. It's just often a little less accurate or a little less precise. The methodology used by most weight loss physicians, as well as in our clinic, is called body impedance. In body impedance, you stand…
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