Dr. Woodbury spoke at the NCMA Regional Primary Care Spring Symposium regarding Metabolic Syndrome: Guidelines for Bariatric Surgery.
Dr. Woodbury states, “Here is an inspirational video from the American Society for Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Obesity is a disease and there are treatments. See how bariatric surgery changes lives….”
“Polymorphism in the fat mass and obesity-associated gene (FTO) are associated with human obesity and obesity-prone behaviors, including increased food intake and a preference for energy-dense foods.” – Journal of Clinical Investigation (Volume 123 Number 8 August 13)
Dr. Robert Woodbury of Healthy Steps Lifestyle Center in Santa Rosa, California, reviews the report from Yale University, “Mind Over Milkshakes: Mindset, Not Just Nutrients Determine Ghrelin Response” published by A. J.Crum, W. R. Corbin, K. D. Brownell and W. R. Salvoey
This report summarizes ‘their test to whether physiological situation as measured by the gut peptide ghrelin may vary depending on the mindset in which one approaches consumption of food’.
Dr. Robert Woodbury of Healthy Steps Lifestyle Center talks about childhood nutrition and how to get a healthier diet in our children because childhood obesity is running rampant. Get tips here…
Dr. Robert Woodbury, of Healthy Steps Lifestyle Center, explains the importance of the Bioelectric Impedance Analysis testing.
The BIA test reads a patient’s lean mass, fat mass and cellular water composition. Watch the video for more insights.
Dr. Robert Woodbury, of Healthy Steps Lifestyle Center, explains the importance of healthy fats and fatty acids. They directly affect inflammation in one’s body which has been proven to be a link of obesity.
We want to DECREASE INFLAMMATION and omega 3’s in the form of EPA and DHA can help
Not all olive oils are created equal. Dr. Robert Woodbury of Healthy Steps Lifestyle Center explains that the processing, speed of picking the olives, their state of ripeness and how the olives are pressed greatly matters. Watch to learn why olive oil is so important in your healthy diet due to it’s health benefits being that is a monounsaturated fatty acid, Omega-9.
Dr. Robert Woodbury says, “Go ahead, enjoy some mixed nuts!”
In a recent article, “Harvard study: Eating nuts may make you live longer”, published by New England Journal of Medicine, it was stated that, “regular nut eaters were less likely to die of cancer or heart disease – in fact, were less likely to die of any cause – during a 30-year Harvard study.”
Now see for yourself what Dr. Robert Woodbury says!
Dr. Robert Woodbury correlates bariatric surgery with the latest findings regarding Ghrelin and the FTO gene.
Dr. Robert Woodbury states that there is a role for probiotics in weight loss. Probiotics are involved in signaling the brain and the stress response. Probiotics also provide intestinal and digestive support and improve immune function.
Dr. Robert Woodbury talks about probiotics and what they are doing to boost your gut micro flora. Probiotics are a dominant part of our wellbeing. Learn what types of micro flora matter…
Hear what Dr. Robert Woodbury has to say about the new study
“Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease with Mediterranean Diet”
published by The New England Journal of Medicine.
The diet compared the standard Western diet vs. the Mediterranean diet supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil and/or nuts.
Outcome: In conclusion, in this primary prevention trial, it was observed that an energy-unrestricted Mediterranean diet, supplemented with extra-virgin olive oil and/or nuts, resulted in a substantial reduction in the risk of major cardiovascular events among high-risk persons. The results support the benefits of the Mediterranean diet for the primary prevention of cardiovascular disease.
The Whole Chicken Story (Part 1)
Watch as Dr. Robert Woodbury reviews America’s Test Kitchen / Cooks Illustrated ” The Whole Chicken Story”. Purchasing a chicken to cook is no easy task. Given the myriad of brands and confusing labels, choosing the right bird has become more complicated than ever.
Chickens raised in the outdoors lay healthier eggs than those caged.
Research has shown eggs laid from outdoor chickens vs. caged chickens have the following:
4 times more Omega-3’s
More Vitamin E and A
More Beta Carotene
Dr. Robert Woodbury’s explains how calories in and out, metabolism, exercise and bariatric surgery can help with the equation to weight loss.
Dr. Robert Woodbury, with Healthy Steps Bariatric and Metabolic Center, answers the questions of “How important is genetics to the result of bariatric surgery?” and “”Is obesity linked with your genetic predisposition?”.
Dr. Robert Woodbury explains how to help manage your blood sugar and insulin levels by understanding the Glycemic Load and Glycemic Index. It is important to maintain blood sugar and insulin levels for optimal health.
Dr. Robert Woodbury, Medical Director at Healthy Steps Bariatric and Metabolic Center (Santa Rosa, California) touches on:
“Treating the Disease of Obesity”
1) genetic predisposition
2) physiological components (ie. derangement of hormones)
3) environmental factors (ie. stress, lack of nutrition)
All these factors equate to the cause of obesity.
Now learn how we can help you through guidance of nutrition, exercise, medical therapy and more at Healthy Steps Bariatric and Metabolic Center!