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The Obesity Medicine Association Blog is the leading industry hub for obesity medicine. Find the latest research, expert insights, and practical tips to tackle the multifaceted disease of obesity. Hear from OMA Outreach Committee members, OMA Board members, and more to gain a deeper understanding of the complex factors influencing obesity and explore innovative approaches to prevention, treatment, and long-term management. Join a community of healthcare professionals, researchers, and individuals passionate about combating obesity.

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Food and Mood

May is Mental Health Awareness month and having lived through the recent pandemic we all understand what a toll anxiety and fear of the unknown…

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Benefits Of Fiber-Rich Foods For Weight Loss

Dietary fiber has a much bigger role to play in health and isn’t just in the management of constipation. Several scientific studies and research now…

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Understanding The Dietary Inflammatory Index & Foods That Reduce Stress

Raise your hand if you know the best way to de-stress. Alcohol? Dessert? How about consulting with the dietary inflammatory index first? For those who…

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Healthiest Meal Delivery Service

Meal order services have become a very popular and a convenient way to eat healthier meals than going out to eat. Back in the dark…

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Low Carb Approach for Diabetes

Over the past few years, there has been a lot of interest in carbohydrate restriction or so called ‘low carbohydrate’ (or ‘low carb’) strategies for…

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Plant-Based Diets for Obesity Treatment

Plant the seeds to your best life – plant-based diets for obesity treatment and/or prevention If you are what you eat, how do you eat…

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Eating Healthy During the Holidays

Most studies have suggested that the average American gained about 5 pounds from Thanksgiving Day to New Year’s Day. In fact, most people expect to…

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COVID-19: Eating Healthy While Working from Home

Working from home can make it tough to keep your nutrition in check. At home there are a variety of foods available unlike working in…

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How Meal Replacements May Play a Role in Managing Your Body Weight

Taking a walk down your local grocer’s aisles, you’ll likely be familiar with some of the protein shake products that line the shelves. Thanks to…

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