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Dr. Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM, Dipl. ABLM has trained in Internal Medicine both in India and the US, and is board certified in Obesity Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. His focus area has always been lifestyle diseases, especially obesity. His experience in India made him profoundly interested in the effects of nutrition on health and disease. He researched metabolic syndrome, which is often the outcome of obesity, during his MD in India. Dr. Sabharwal is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association and also a member of the Lipid Association of India and has been a speaker at various webinars, highlighting the importance of recognizing obesity and metabolic syndrome in cardiovascular Health. He was also a member of the committee responsible for formulating the Lipid Association of India Expert Consensus Statement on Management of Dyslipidemia in Indians 2020: Part III 

Meet Your Host

Dr. Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM, Dipl. ABLM has trained in Internal Medicine both in India and the US, and is board certified in Obesity Medicine and Lifestyle Medicine. His focus area has always been lifestyle diseases, especially obesity. His experience in India made him profoundly interested in the effects of nutrition on health and disease. He researched metabolic syndrome, which is often the outcome of obesity, during his MD in India. Dr. Sabharwal is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association and also a member of the Lipid Association of India and has been a speaker at various webinars, highlighting the importance of recognizing obesity and metabolic syndrome in cardiovascular Health. He was also a member of the committee responsible for formulating the Lipid Association of India Expert Consensus Statement on Management of Dyslipidemia in Indians 2020: Part III

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About the Podcast

The biology of obesity is complex. The traditional practice of cutting calories and increasing expenditure, in all its simplicity, gives the illusion of being the obvious approach. It surely may work in the short term, but usually falters in the long run. As we gain new insights and develop new empirics, we move a step closer to cracking this code.

The Decoding Obesity podcast will help you develop a deeper understanding of this disease, develop a healthy relationship with nutrition, promote self-care, and emote a new confidence of “Yes, I can do it!”

decoding obesity business logo

About the Podcast

The biology of obesity is complex. The traditional practice of cutting calories and increasing expenditure, in all its simplicity, gives the illusion of being the obvious approach. It surely may work in the short term, but usually falters in the long run. As we gain new insights and develop new empirics, we move a step closer to cracking this code.

The Decoding Obesity podcast will help you develop a deeper understanding of this disease, develop a healthy relationship with nutrition, promote self-care, and emote a new confidence of “Yes, I can do it!”

Disclaimer: Information provided on this podcast is for educational purposes only and does not constitute/substitute medical advice. Consult your health care professional prior to trying any of the modalities mentioned here.

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  • Episode 72: Personal Stories- Nissa Graun September 13, 2021
    Nissa Graun is a mom of two who had been following various mainstream diets since 12 years old. She has lost and regained the same 20 to 50 pounds repeatedly over a 20-year period. Suffering from chronic health problems like migraines, sinus infections, and cystic acne—with depression and anxiety, too—she knew she needed to make […]
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 71: Green Tea And Obesity, Is There A Link? September 6, 2021
    When you google “How to Lose Weight?”, you would definitely find that one of those is green tea! If you are someone who has also heard of the wonders of green tea and are curious, you’d want to stop by this quick episode because I will be discussing what green tea actually does to your […]
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 70: Weight Loss Supplements And Nutraceuticals August 30, 2021
    Do weight loss supplements actually work? Is there any scientific evidence to back up claims these supplements make? Dr. Sandra Lerner joins me in this episode, as we try to demystify the tall claims these weight loss supplements make.
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 69: Personal Stories - Crystal Church August 23, 2021
    Mindset plays a big role in almost any process we start. The battle has to be won in the mind before it actually happens. In today’s episode, I interview Crystal Church. She has a very inspirational story about her weight loss journey, how she overcame addiction and obesity, and how she found her best accountability […]
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 68: Is Obesity Genetic? August 16, 2021
    Some still believe in the misconception that obesity is all about willpower and self-control. In this episode, find out how much do our lifestyle choices, society, and genetics play a role in the obesity pandemic. We will look at the various studies done to explore the genetic basis of obesity.
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 67: Thyroid And Obesity August 9, 2021
    How is our thyroid function impacted by obesity and weight loss? And, how does fasting affect it? If you’ve been listening to this podcast for quite some time now, you’ve probably heard a lot already about fasting and its benefits in weight loss. However, we have never talked about thyroid function in relation to obesity! […]
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 66: Weight Bias In The Society August 2, 2021
    People with obesity are often the subject of jokes.  Whether at school, work, home, or even in the healthcare system, it is likely that you are being treated differently because of your weight. The truth is that our society is plagued by weight bias. In today's episode, I am joined by Dr. Sarah Smith, a […]
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 65: Overcoming Overweight In The Face Of Autism, A Personal Journey- Jimmy Clare July 26, 2021
    Today's guest, Jimmy Clare, has faced some tough challenges in his life. Diagnosed with autism as a child, he suffers from spinal stenosis, a very painful condition. Add do that, weight gain. This caused him to be bullied from a young age, but he has overcome all of this and is an inspiration to so […]
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 64: Meal Frequency And Chrononutrition July 19, 2021
    Do you ever wonder why we eat three meals a day? Can you really lose weight by eating small, frequent meals? Did you know that eating more than one meal a day was considered a form of gluttony in ancient times? Find out more about how often we should eat and when to eat based […]
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM
  • Episode 63: Personal Stories- Graeme Currie July 12, 2021
    This episode is an exciting one. We have a guest all the way from Perth, Australia. Graeme Currie shares his personal story of how his life has been completely transformed by Intermittent Fasting. Believe it or not, he has lost 132 pounds by Intermittent Fasting. He is the host of a very popular podcast: The […]
    Avishkar Sabharwal, M.D., Dipl. ABOM

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