An Obesity Specialist’s Take On Weight Loss/Maintenance | Dr. Richa Mittal

EPISODE 36 | Dr. Richa Mittal is the Founder and Medical Director of Radiant Health Weight Loss and Wellness in Frisco, Texas. In our conversation, she shares her thoughts on keto/low-carb diets, intermittent fasting, the best foods to eat, weight loss myths and misconceptions…and more! Enjoy!!

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MINUTE-BY-MINUTE BREAKDOWN OF THE EPISODE:

  • 2:55 – Dr. Richa Mittal’s background and journey to becoming a weight loss specialist
  • 6:30 – Is it possible to be “healthy at any size”?
  • 9:00 – Is there a “magic number” to determine whether or not your weight is putting you at risk for chronic illnesses and other complications?
  • 11:31 – Dr. Mittal explains pre-diabetes vs. diabetes: What’s the difference?
  • 15:38 – When it comes to weight gain and obesity, how much do genetics come into play?
  • 17:00 – Can anyone lose weight? What about hormones and other factors?
  • 19:55 – Misconceptions and myths surrounding weight loss that really irk Dr. Mittal!
  • 22:47 – Dr. Mittal’s thoughts on keto, low-carb, and carnivore eating patterns
  • 26:52 – What about intermittent fasting?
  • 32:52 – Do calories matter…or not?
  • 36:58 – Does Dr. Mittal recommend that her patients take probiotics or prebiotics?
  • 40:06 – Gluten: to avoid, or not to avoid?
  • 42:43 – When it comes to movement/exercise, what’s best for weight loss?
  • 47:15 – And what about sleep?
  • 49:25 – Dr. Mittal’s most bang-for-your-buck weight loss recommendation!

 

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