September 9, 2018

Understanding your metabolism.

Understanding your metabolism. Human beings, like any other thing in the universe, cannot escape the laws of thermodynamics. Matter can neither be created nor destroyed, only transformed. Food serves as fuel and raw materials for the entire body. The balance between what goes into the machine and what is used […]
January 18, 2019

New research: Neurocognitive and Hormonal Correlates of Voluntary Weight Loss in Humans

Dr Maurice Larocque and McGill University SUMMARY Insufficient responses to hypocaloric diets have been attributed to hormonal adaptations that override self- control of food intake. We tested this hypothesis by measuring circulating energy-balance hormones and brain functional magnetic resonance imaging reactivity to food cues in 24 overweight/obese partic- ipants before, […]
April 10, 2019

The excesses of bariatric surgery

While bariatric surgeons admit that they do not really know what they are doing by intervening on the digestive tract to create chronic malabsorption, the fashion is to prescribe these interventions systematically or almost for all cases of morbid obesity. Supposedly: this is the only way to successfully lose weight and […]
May 13, 2019

3 Ways to Use Meditation to Lose Weight

Can you really use meditation to lose weight ? Absolutely ! It’s a great tool that treats the problem at its source : stress, impulses, boredom, or potential imbalances in the body (hormones, vital energy, sleep disorders, etc.). Combined with exercise and a balanced diet, meditation can yield surprising results […]
June 20, 2019
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Life Expectancy

Obesity and Life Expectancy by Maurice Larocque, M.D. At a time when researchers are talking about an obesity epidemic and that many people tend to under-estimate the consequences of obesity on their physical health, two studies published in 2003 recently caught our interest: : Repeated tries to lose weight (even […]
October 1, 2019

Fake news!

Recently, I had the pleasure of giving a conference and what came out was that 90% of the people in attendance were concerned about their weight, had already followed several diets and were mostly uninformed about their condition. As a result, most participants were desperate to succeed one day. First […]