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Dr. David Ludwig
Physician, Nutrition Researcher, and Public Health Advocate. #1 NY Times bestselling author of ALWAYS HUNGRY? and cookbook ALWAYS DELICIOUS
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Dr. David Ludwig 6h
Can we solve childhood obesity one school kitchen at a time? Join me and Mass State Reps and for a screening of the movie "Eat Up", sponsored by Wed Sept 25, 6 to 8pm Capitol Visitor Center Washington, DC
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 15
Replying to @DaveKeto
Nice thread! Completely agree.
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 14
Replying to @JKCorden
A century of research has shown that weight control is more about biology than willpower over the long-term.
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 14
“If making fun of fat people made them lose weight, there’d be no fat kids in schools.” Brilliant, funny, poignant, sad, and true — from The Late Show with Weight control is more than just 'calories in, calories out' 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 13
Replying to @ChristianAssad
You’ve got some work to do!
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 13
Note process measures show low adherence with nutrient prescriptions. Need stronger interventions to know true efficacy of macronutrient differences.
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 13
The linked report has state by state prevalence.
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 13
At the start of the decade, obesity rates in the US seemed to plateau. But new data show that glimmer of hope was a mirage. 👉Rates continue to rise, approaching 40% (!!!) in the South 👉We can't accept this state of affairs as the new normal
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 9
And work with a fantastic team!
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 6
Replying to @CakeNutrition
Sounds about right. Shall we include tea and coffee 😁
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 6
DO DIET DRINKS raise mortality rate more than sugary drinks? Issues with study: - Consumption assessed just once (20 yr ago) - Diet drink consumers less healthy (eg heavier) from start 👉Pending better data, prudent to avoid sugar & artificial sweeteners
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Katie Hobson Sep 5
I wrote about the ambitious FB4 study (led by and others) and the different types of dietary research for :
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Dr. David Ludwig Sep 5
Followup from CENTRAL study. Low Carb vs Low Fat diet improved: - Liver fat - HDL chol - Trigs - BP - Overall CVD risk 👉CVD effects attributable to reduced liver fat 👉More evidence reduced processed carb consumption has special benefit for liver
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Dr. David Ludwig Aug 31
Replying to @JimJohnsonSci
Clearly, your lab is committed to a dogged pursuit of the truth.
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Dr. David Ludwig Aug 30
Replying to @JimJohnsonSci
Impressive! (But what does the dog do?)
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Dr. David Ludwig Aug 30
ONE POUND BODY FAT HAS 3500 kcal. Chewing gum might burn 25 kcal/day. Does that cause 3 lb wt loss in 1 yr? Can you lose 30 lb chewing gum in 10 yrs? As reminds us, wt and calorie burn are linked 👉Big changes in wt take big changes in lifestyle
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Dr. David Ludwig Aug 28
Replying to @TheVeggieMD
Compression socks, available in fashionable colors
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Alexandra Sifferlin Aug 28
This Q&A with is worthwhile for anyone confused about about seemingly conflicting advice about how to eat:
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Boston Children's Aug 26
. shares insights on the evolution of dieting and his latest recommendations on : via
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Dr. David Ludwig Aug 26
Imagine a foreign power contaminated the food supply, causing most Americans to get sick. Would government take notice? Would political candidates? What if no foreign power were to blame? & offer solutions for our diet crisis
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