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FAT Facts that will Change Your Approach to Weight Loss w/Dr Sylvia Tara

For many of us, the word ‘fat’ has a steady supply of negative connotations, but that’s because we’ve only had one way of looking at it drilled into us for years.

What if fat isn’t the evil we’ve been taught it is?

Are there any benefits of fat, and what does that mean for those of us who want to lose weight?

Should we be giving up on the idea of fat loss forever, or is there a way to balance the scales? 

In this episode, the author of The Secret Life of Fat, Dr. Sylvia Tara opens up about fat, weight loss, and the misconceptions stopping us from becoming the healthiest versions of ourselves.

You don’t need a glistening 6-pack to be healthy.

Find something that works for you and don’t let the perfect get in the way of the possible.

-Dr. Sylvia Tara

Three Key Takeaways 

  1. How to pinpoint the cause of our fat
    How can we tell if we’re leading unhealthy lifestyles or something deeper is at play?
  2. How to burn fat when we’re genetically predisposed to being heavy
    It’s one thing to assess that there are genetic reasons behind our body fat. The question is, what can we do about it? 
  3. How to quit being swindled by sketchy diets
    How can we empower ourselves with enough knowledge about our bodies so that when the snake oil salesmen head our way, we can think for ourselves?

Dr. Sylvia Tara also shares:

  • Where the misconceptions about fat come from in the first place
  • How brown and beige fat can IMPROVE our overall health
  • The #1 way to burn stubborn fat 
  • 3 things to consider before picking a diet

Guest Bio- 

Dr. Sylvia Tara is the author of The Secret Life of Fat.

With a Ph.D. in Biochemistry and an MBA from the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, Dr. Tara was inspired to look into fat because of her weight loss struggles.

Today, she is passionate about helping understand their fat, so they can beat it, once and for all.

Dr. Tara is the creator of The Fat Lab Online Course. 

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