April 11, 2018

A Major Discovery: Yo-yo Dieting is Good for Your Health!

A Major Discovery: Yo-yo Dieting is Good for Your Health! by Maurice Larocque, M.D. False Prophets After hearing for more than a decade that it is more damaging to your health to put back on weight lost than it is to stay overweight, thousands of people decided to no longer […]
May 14, 2018

The truth about your metabolism

The truth about your metabolism by Maurice Larocque, M.D. What is metabolism? Imagine a room heated by a furnace. The larger the room, the more heat the furnace needs to heat it. Metabolism is our indoor furnace that produces heat to keep our body in good working order. A 200-pound […]
June 27, 2018

Can you lose weight and maintain it? YES!

Why did you always fail? Because you only did half the treatment. There are actually two treatments to follow to succeed: Weight loss is relatively easy by following a diet tailored to your needs and expectations. Weight maintenance that has nothing to do with a diet. It is the change […]
September 9, 2018

Understanding your metabolism.

Understanding your metabolism. Human beings, like any other thing in the universe, cannot escape the laws of thermodynamics. Matter can neither be created nor destroyed, only transformed. Food serves as fuel and raw materials for the entire body. The balance between what goes into the machine and what is used […]
October 16, 2018

What is the Mental Weight Questionnaire?

It is the measure of your behavior in the face of food. It’s not how you see yourself. This is how you behave. In fact, MW is the psycho-behavioral explanation of your overweight problem. It does not take into account your genetics, your metabolism, medications, or diseases that could partly […]
January 18, 2019

New research: Neurocognitive and Hormonal Correlates of Voluntary Weight Loss in Humans

SUMMARY Insufficient responses to hypocaloric diets have been attributed to hormonal adaptations that override selfcontrol of food intake. We tested this hypothesis by measuring circulating energy-balance hormones and brain functional magnetic resonance imaging reactivity to food cues in 24 overweight/obese participants before, and 1 and 3months after starting a calorie […]