Category Archives: Obesity

Why Carbs Aren’t the Enemy

You have probably tried to cut out carbs from your diet in an attempt to lose weight. And who can blame you? We’ve become anti-carb as a result of misinformation and overconsumption. The truth is too much of anything is …

BMI: What Does It Mean and is it Useful?

If you have had a conversation about your weight, the Body Mass Index (BMI) has probably been discussed. As you may know, your BMI comes from a formula that compares your weight to your body’s surface area. The product of …

Excess Weight Seems to Be Correlated to Hospitalizations, Ventilators and Death In Covid Patients

Dramatic, but generally unsurprising information has come from the CDC recently regarding hospitalizations and deaths due to COVID-19. From very early on in the pandemic, it was clear excess weight was a significant risk factor for serious COVID complications. On …