Continuation of Trouble in Paradise. The Obesity Epidemic

Dr. Pepper....Really?

22-08-2021 • 21 minutos

Episode 2. The Continuation of “Trouble in Paradise. The Obesity Epidemic”.

The Dr. Pepper brothers, Drs Gary and Robert Pepper, continue their discussion of treating individuals who are overweight. Robert explains how in psychotherapy sessions he approaches the subject of being overweight with his clients and  emotional barriers preventing some people from talking about the issue. Later Robert delves into the types of unhealthy relationships people may have with body image and eating, and other unconscious hurdles that interfere with achieving their weight goals. Later Robert discusses attachments people form with food, for example, crunchy versus sweet, comfort foods etc. , that drive unhealthy eating. The two doctors compare notes on the challenges they face in their day to day interactions with treating overweight clients. Related information about this subject can be found at

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Gary Pepper, M.D., a newly retired endocrinologist with 40 years of experience, brings clarity to numerous topics within the field of metabolic health. His view points are unhindered by corporate interests, unlike many other current "thought leaders" in medicine. Dr. Pepper, a dedicated educator, established his homebase website www.metabolism.comin 1996 and has blogged on important topics since then. Not one to be left behind by technology he began podcasting in 2020 with the onset of the pandemic and continues publishing vlogs on YouTube at his channel metabolism123. So whatever your choice in media, you will be gaining fresh insights by tuning in to his opinionated shows or reading his blogs on critical health topics.