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Published on Apr 2, 2016
Following up on their presentations on "How to Lose Weight Without Going Hungry", Psychologist Dr. David Weed and Southcoast Health Registered Dietitian Amanda Raposo, MS, RDN, CDE, presented a session at the Massachusetts Dietetic Association Nutrition Convention and Exposition on April 1, 2016 on "Why do we continue to recommend limitations on dietary fats - What is the current evidence?. Dr. Weed the session started by explaining the rationale for lifting limits on dietary fats while cutting back on carbohydrates as the key factor in lowering obesity rates. Ms. Raposo followed by describing the positive results she has had in treating obese patients in the Southcoast Diabetes Management Program. This approach to reducing obesity by reducing dietary carbohydrates and increasing fat is backed by years of research that contradicts current recommendations.