Dr. Roberts on a Major Weight Loss Study

The publication Ann. Internal Medicine recently summarized results of commercial weight loss programs (the kind that advertise on TV and in magazines) compared to the options that doctors typically offer and are known to work poorly, such as educational pamphlets, a 3-session referral to a registered dietician, or meetings with […]

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Dr. Roberts on Bad Diet Supplements in the News

In the headlines this week, we saw an incredible exposure of one small area of the supplement industry published in the journal Drug Testing and Analysis. The back story to this paper is that a couple of years ago the FDA found that weight loss supplements containing Acacia rigidula (a […]

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Dr. Roberts on Exercise and Weight Loss

I don’t generally comment on epidemiological studies – the results are so influenced by what participants choose to do and how willing and able they are to accurately report, that they often come up with false conclusions. However, a study published this week on exercise in identical twins received such […]

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Making Sense of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines

Every 5 years the government produces a new Dietary Guidelines for Americans, which are intended to give definitive advice on what Americans should eat to stay healthy. And every 5 years these same Dietary Guidelines are vilified and ridiculed in the media, making it hard for anyone to know what […]

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Recent studies on artificial sweeteners change the discussion

Previously, the focus on artificial sweeteners was on safety. Now the discussion has broadened to include effects on gut bacteria. You may be aware that there has been a flurry of media articles about a new study on the safety of artificial sweeteners recently — and may be wondering whether […]

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As seen on WCVB-TV Channel 5 News

The iDiet was recently featured for the 2nd time on Boston’s Channel 5. The report was titled “Diet retrains your brain to like healthy food — Workers test science-based weight loss program called iDiet” The workers in question actually lost a combined 750 pounds. You can view the full report […]

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We’ve Started A Revolution

You may have heard about iDiet in the news this week. Dr. Susan Roberts and iDiet science have been featured on NBC’s Today Show, as well as in Time Magazine, CBS, the BBC, CNN, FOX, Shape, and many others. It’s gratifying to be recognized for good work, but the coverage […]

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How to use the Glycemic Index in your diet plan

iDiet founder Dr. Susan Roberts was extensively quoted in this short article about the Glycemic Index (GI). You can watch the Glycemic Index of your daily diet without keeping a lot of numbers in your head. It’s easy with the simple tips from Dr. Roberts. Read the Glycemic Index article […]

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10 Tips to Start Your Year off Right

iDiet’s own Dr. Susan Roberts was quoted in the January 2014 People Magazine “Half Their Size” issue, providing some valuable weight-loss tips. Here is a more comprehensive list of Dr. Robert’s diet tips and advice to help start your year off right! Don’t go to the gym  🙂 Many research […]

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How To Help A Dieter Today

As everyone knows, come January 1st ‘tis the season to lose weight. For some of us that means actually going on a diet, while for others it means spending time with friends or family who are counting calories or watching what they eat. There are so many roadmaps for dieters […]

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