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Research: 'Ideal body weight' doesn't always mean optimal health

Research: 'Ideal body weight' doesn't always mean optimal health

Dear Dr. Baskett: According to the charts, I am 75 lbs overweight; my New Year’s resolution is to lose all of that weight; what do you think?

January 14, 2014 11:45 pmLoading…
Brain is capable of change -- and developing healthy habits

Brain is capable of change -- and developing healthy habits

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: In your last column you were talking about willpower. How can I develop more of it?

January 08, 2014 12:00 amLoading…
Healthy Weight: Bariatric surgery patients need to monitor thiamine levels

Healthy Weight: Bariatric surgery patients need to monitor thiamine levels

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have had bariatric surgery and my thiamine is low; what will happen if I don’t take my vitamins?

December 03, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Healthy Weight: Holidays don't have to sabotage weight loss

Healthy Weight: Holidays don't have to sabotage weight loss

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: What advice do you have about how I can stay on track during the holidays?

November 26, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Healthy Weight: Some patients cured of diabetes after bariatric surgery

Healthy Weight: Some patients cured of diabetes after bariatric surgery

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have heard that bariatric surgery can cure diabetes; is that true?

October 15, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Are you committed to your weight loss journey?

Are you committed to your weight loss journey?

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been working on weight loss and have lost about 18 lbs.; now, I seem to have plateaued; what should I do?

September 03, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Cruise ships offer fitness classes, lots of walking

Cruise ships offer fitness classes, lots of walking

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am going on a cruise this month and am worried that I will regain my lost weight; what should I do?

July 23, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Too much screen time has been correlated with obesity

Too much screen time has been correlated with obesity

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: My son is overweight and his pediatrician wants him to decrease his “screen” time. What is that and why?

May 15, 2013 12:05 amLoading…
It’s easy to fall prey to ‘exercise hibernation’

It’s easy to fall prey to ‘exercise hibernation’

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am trying to lose weight but have a hard time exercising because of the winter weather. What can I do?

May 01, 2013 12:00 amLoading…
Success is not only measured by the number on the scale

Success is not only measured by the number on the scale

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I am working hard on my weight loss, but the number on the scale does not reflect that; what do I do?

April 09, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…
Mindless eating can be manifested in different ways

Mindless eating can be manifested in different ways

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I often find myself eating even though I am not hungry. How can I stop this?

March 26, 2013 11:45 pmLoading…

Tips on New Year's eating resolutions

Dear Dr. Baskett: I always make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and can’t seem to stay with it. Do you have any suggestions?

January 08, 2013 11:40 pmLoading…

Emotional eating can make people feel out of control

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I know I am eating even when I am not hungry but don’t know what to do about this. Any suggestions?

December 25, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Holidays a good time for weight maintenance, not loss

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been working hard at losing weight, but I am worried with the holidays around the corner that I will regain it. What should I do?

November 06, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

‘We are what we eat’ still holds true

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been told that I have metabolic syndrome. What is that?

October 16, 2012 11:25 pmLoading…

Women delay, cancel doc's visits due to concerns about their weight

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: For the past couple of years, I find myself hesitant to go to the doctor for needed exams. I am embarrassed about my weight, and I feel that the doctor and the doctor’s staff are judging me and not taking my concerns seriously.

October 02, 2012 11:45 pmLoading…

Plan ahead to take control of meals throughout the week

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: With my children in sports and other activities, what can I do to stay on my weight-loss program?

September 25, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

In the United States, obesity considered to be a chronic illness

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have heard some things about diet, inflammation and obesity. What is the correlation?

May 29, 2012 11:30 pmLoading…

Healthy Weight: The bigger the tub, the more you eat

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I seem to be eating too much most of the time and am not sure why I do this.

April 11, 2012 12:05 amLoading…

Healthy Weight: Vitamin D serves vital role in health

Q. Dear Dr. Baskett: I have been told that my vitamin D level is low and that I should take extra vitamin D. Why?

March 14, 2012 12:00 amLoading…

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