The Obesity Guide Podcast with Matthea Rentea MD

Matthea Rentea MD leads discussions on obesity and chronic weight management. Her guests range from experts in the fields that intersect with obesity and wellness, to individuals successful in their weight journey. 

The Obesity Guide Podcast with Matthea Rentea MD

Matthea Rentea MD leads discussions on obesity and chronic weight management. Her guests range from experts in the fields that intersect with obesity and wellness, to individuals successful in their weight journey. 
54: Why Scale Weight is Irrelevant (And What to Focus On Instead) Feb 26, 2024
 

If you’ve been following me for some time, you’ll know I’m no stranger to discussing why your health isn't solely determined by the number on the scale. Similarly, I’ve also talked about why BMI does not tell the full story. And while you might happily nod along...

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53: Building Your Dream Team: How to Find the Right Obesity Medicine Physician Feb 19, 2024
 

Years ago, the standard approach to obesity in primary care was to “eat less and move more.” Now, we’ve come to learn that without intensive behavioral support, that approach is largely ineffective. What many people don’t know is that obesity medicine is...

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52: Approaching Health Conversations with Kids: Expert Tips from Pediatrician Dr. Jane Roberts Feb 12, 2024
 

There’s no denying that obesity among children is on the rise. But we also know what a sensitive subject weight can be–and one that many parents are reluctant to broach. Do you mention their tightening waistband and risk hurting their feelings? Or do you choose to stay...

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51: Understanding and Mastering Hunger Feb 05, 2024
 

“I feel hungry all the time” or “I just can’t control my cravings!” It’s a complaint that nearly always crops up as people get further into their journeys working on their health: hunger and cravings. 

There’s no denying that this is a...

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50: Stuck in the Comparison Trap? How to Ignite Your Trailblazer Energy! Jan 29, 2024
 

Like it or hate it, we just can’t help comparing ourselves to others. Whether it be our looks, intelligence, success, or wealth, the comparison trap is real – but especially when it comes to our health.

We know deep down that our bodies are all unique. Yet, that little...

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49: Help! I’ve Lost My Motivation Jan 22, 2024
 

Setting new goals for ourselves is exciting. In the first few weeks, we’re motivated, we have a new way of looking at things, and it's a whole new Disney ride. But as the road gets harder, life starts to get in the way, and old thought patterns creep back in…how can we...

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48: Dietary Fiber: Tackling Constipation on GLP-1s Jan 15, 2024
 

Like many medications, GLP-1 drugs come with side effects and one of the most common (and bothersome!) among them is constipation. Even if you're not taking anti-obesity medication, constipation remains a common problem for many, which is not only uncomfortable, but also detrimental to...

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47: Why Maintaining Your Weight is Worth Celebrating Jan 08, 2024
 

Maintaining your weight isn't just a stagnant phase in your health journey; it's a powerful win that deserves recognition. We have just had to navigate the holiday period–and part of what I really work with my patients on is that I want them to have whatever they perceive as a...

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46: The Art of Pivoting: How an Agile Mindset Enhances Your Health Goals Jan 01, 2024
 

As the new year approaches, many of us find ourselves reflecting on the past year and contemplating the changes we want to make in the coming months. Personally, I love taking this time to look back at the achievements and growth that I’ve made, both tangible and intangible. It's...

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45: Journey Over Destination: Why the Process Matters Dec 25, 2023
 

The person that experiences the most success is the one that’s able to be flexible and adjust their perspective. This means being open to doing things differently, but it also means being open to seeing things differently. And seeing your journey and your goals in a positive way,...

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44: The Art of Acknowledging Achievements Dec 18, 2023
 

Celebration is a large part of life, and oftentimes recognition for things accomplished comes naturally, particularly when it comes to those around us. We all celebrate different things and in different ways, but I’ve found that the things that often go unrecognized and...

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43: Reproductive Health, PCOS and Menopause with Dr. Anna Glezer Dec 11, 2023
 

When talking about reproductive healthcare, it’s easy to isolate the topic and disassociate it from the rest of the body’s organs and functions. But the truth is that everything within your endocrine system is interrelated, and each organ has the potential to, and often...

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