CATEGORY: Obesity


What Exercises Should You do to be Healthy? – Continued

Continuing the discussion on the different types of exercises. Exercise improves your overall feeling of well-being and helps get you to your ideal weight and muscle mass.  You may find yourself asking why you should go to this effort and[...]
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What Exercises Should You do to be Healthy?

How much exercise is needed for adults to achieve the health benefits of exercise? JAMA – November 20, 2018 According to the recently released Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans, 2nd edition (PAG) and as summarized in this issue of JAMA, it is estimated that[...]
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Causes of Obesity in America – Continued

The types of food you eat are more important than the volume of food. This week we are continuing our discussions regarding obesity in Europe and America. We will be focusing on the bad habits that people develop, either through[...]
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Other Causes of Obesity in America

How many of your eating habits are repetitions of behavior, vs conscious decisions? This week we are continuing our discussions regarding obesity in Europe and America. We will be focusing on the bad habits that people develop, either through innate[...]
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Science and Obesity and You

What science does and does not know about obesity. I believe that you have to find the cause or causes of the obesity and treat each issue.  There may be many issues that all need attention to conquer obesity in[...]
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Obesity in America and Obesity in Europe

How does the eating habits in Spain, Italy, and Sicily compare to typical eating habits in America? We spent some weeks in Europe recently. We were in Spain, Italy, and Sicily. We observed that we rarely saw obese natives. The[...]
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How Dr. Maupin Treats Thyroid Disease

Thyroid function is absolutely necessary to be well and age in a healthy manner. In the face of how mainstream medicine has set the system to NOT diagnose hypothyroidism, I am criticized daily for diagnosing hypothyroidism in my office for[...]
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Why Most Doctors Get Thyroid Treatment Wrong

Why don’t all doctors take the same approach when diagnosing and treating thyroid issues? #1 Doctors Look at the Wrong Hormone to Determine Thyroid Activity Thyroid replacement is a difficult process primarily because doctors have been trained for decades to[...]
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Skinny Fat – Are You Losing Your Mind?

Do you fear you will lose your capacity to think quickly, and to remember the facts that have been important to you personally and professionally? One of my greatest fears is that as I age I will lose my capacity[...]
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Sarcopenic Obesity: What is it?

Your muscle structure will convert to fat unless you do something to enable your body to continue to make new muscle. Dr. Maupin’s office is dedicated to following current research in order to stay on the cutting edge of changes[...]
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