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But even elephants are getting in on weight loss via fitness tracking. Read and listen to this piece from NPR about an initiative across 40 American zoos that employs data to help animals live healthier lives — including Shaunzi, an Asian elephant at. Bhopal: Sixteen elephants deployed for carrying out different forest-related tasks, like patrolling, in Madhya Pradesh’s Kanha Tiger Reserve (KTR), got a break from their routine work and enjoyed a week-long vacation recently, an official said on Sunday.. This “rejuvenation camp” for elephants, which ended on Thursday, was part of a 12-year-old tradition of the KTR, he said.

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Overall, my biggest Whole30 lesson is that mindful eating is possible. I don’t have that urge to eat everything in sight, but I also know I don’t need to deprive myself or worry about food 24/7.

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Although it is unclear whether these improvements will be seen with modest weight loss following non-surgical intervention, Klem et al. (28) recently reported that formerly obese subjects who had lost weight through diet and/or exercise modification found their quality of life to be substantially improved.

“Obesity: Preventing and Managing the Global Epidemic” by World Health Organization
from Obesity: Preventing and Managing the Global Epidemic
by World Health Organization
World Health Organization, 2000

Nevertheless, in a study with opposite results, Donnelly et al. investigated the effects of very-low-calorie diet and physical-training regimens (diet only, diet plus endurance exercise, diet plus weight training, or diet plus endurance exercise and weight training) on body composition in obese females.

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In the author’s experience (Fahrimal) 26 elephants at one ETC that were monitored over a 2-year period either lost weight or grew at less than 40% of the rate documented for other Asian elephants.

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Participants in both groups continued to lose weight throughout the study, and group differences remained significant at the end of this 34-week study (structured meal-plan-based diet and supervised exercise program (SDE) group lost 4.2 kg compared to MRP group, who lost 2.4 kg).

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These lessons alone are inspiring, since too many professionals and the general public doubt their abilities to lose a significant amount of weight and keep it off.

“Changing to Thrive: Using the Stages of Change to Overcome the Top Threats to Your Health and Happiness” by James O. Prochaska, Janice M. Prochaska
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Compared to exercise-only programs, a study on post-menopausal women found that those women in diet-only interventions lost 8.5% of their body weight, and those in exercise only interventions lost only 2.4% of their body weight over the course of 12 months (Foster-Schubert et al., 2012).

“Handbook of Health Psychology” by Tracey A. Revenson, Regan A. R. Gurung
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by Tracey A. Revenson, Regan A. R. Gurung
Taylor & Francis, 2018

Published guides to elephant body condition scoring are available but often fail to describe overweight elephants or acknowledge variations in body type.

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from Fowler’s Zoo and Wild Animal Medicine, Volume 8 E-Book
by Eric R. Miller, Murray E. Fowler
Elsevier Health Sciences, 2014

Tremblay A, Pelletier C, Doucet E, et al: Thermogenesis and weight loss in obese individuals: a primary association with organochlorine pollution, Obes Res 11:A53, 2003.

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2013

As a result, 1000 overweight women got registered with a Yoga Ashram (an institution that conducts yoga lessons) for the purpose of reducing their weight and become more fit.

“Elements of Survey Sampling” by R. Singh, Naurang Singh Mangat
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According to the SENECA study, 20–25% of the relatively healthy participants failed to do so: Approximately 8% lost and 16% gained at least 5kg of body weight over a period of 4years.

“Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition” by Benjamin Caballero, Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice
from Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition
by Benjamin Caballero, Lindsay Allen, Andrew Prentice
Elsevier Science, 2005

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  • I just got cured from ALS diabetes disease. Alot of people are still suffering from this illness because of what the medical doctors say when they found out you have ALS Diabetes disease (there is no complete cure for AlS diabetes disease) which is not true I and my partner was cured

  • OMG it is a constant battle to even talk to anyone about the sugar and carbs in things. I myself have pulled out carbs and sugar and so many people think I am crazy. I believe they won’t take the evidence because they make no money! The USDA and big pharma..There is HUGE money in sugar on all levels..It really is so sad. Once an addict always and addict it never goes away

  • “Science tells us.” No. What’s your source? Where did it come from? There a too many generalities and unsourced assumptions here. This is just an “I know best” lecture. The only real science here was opinion.

    Even the chart used to show alcohol consumption was missing basic information. Was that gallons per year? It wasn’t labeled. Was the chart based on U.S. or European consumption? In the 1600s and 1700s people drank alcohol because water sources were contaminated. Was that taken into consideration? This is thinking with blinders on. Complexity wasn’t considered.

  • I totally dissagree with restrictions in availability, but it is true by regulating marketing we could do a lot. They should not be able to manipulate with our brains.

  • Wow, wow, wow!!! There are so many things that I love about this talk!! You give such great analogies, making it easy for a carb addict like me to understand. I am still a newbie, but I am learning.
    I too am chasing health and happiness, without the crutches of sugar and alcohol. Some days are pretty easy for me, other days are hard, especially when I am swamped with emotional pain. But for the first time in my life I am willing to address some traumas that have caused me to relapse in the past.
    As always, thank you Dr. Cywes for you incredible insight!!

  • I watch everything he puts out. This is by far my favorite interview. Literally emotional over how much he gets it. He’s changed my life in the last year, and he doesn’t even know me.

  • Is she saying that this is not our choice to drink alcohol all day long if it is available everywhere? And that we are not free to buy the food we need depending on how the supermarket is organized? Are we all children? What about very strict distribution of only healthy food to each family and no supermarkets or restaurants anymore? Is it what she is asking for?

  • No, it definitely is a matter of personal responsibility, the truth is that all people are irresponsible about some things at least sometimes and the same is true of food. Any top-down regulation to try and control food always means reduced personal freedom. Alcohol is a in fact an excellent metaphor of this danger; does anyone really want to live in a world where we aren’t allowed to buy ourselves fast food until we reach age 21?

  • And after the govt regulates how you can purchase food, it will regulate what food you can purchase and how much. I choose freedom and personal responsibility. Nobody is forcing Twinkies down my throat. We need education about nutrition and the hormonal cause of obesity…not more govt regulations.

  • Wow healthHackers, that was definitely one of the best interviews you have done yet. Fascinating! I have learnt a lot and can even think I could identify family members in the past who have most likely been addicted to carbohydrates. Thank you.

  • Thanks for at least touching on instinct. Listening to our natural feelings and not analyzing every little thing is I think something missing from the modern attempts to make our lives better. We ignore millions of years of evolution when we abandon our natural mind. I believe that our natural mind is our greatest untapped resource.

  • Bitch, its each persons responsibility for what they put in their mouth. Fast food and candy markets are just out to make money, just like any business. Dont put the blame on the businesses who sell the garbage food. People speak with their wallets, if everyone wanted to eat real healthy food then they would not eat shit food and all these places would go out of business or change their products.

  • There is worldwide collusion between big agriculture and big pharmacy, the effect of which is to increase obesity and its detrimental health effects in order to drive up corporate profits. Unless and until this situation is recognized and addressed, no amount of outcry or organizational response will be effective in combating obesity.

  • Personal responsibility has a role to play. Denying that is counterproductive.

    But it’s also a public health crisis that markets aren’t correcting. And they were failing to do so even before ACA. I think a tax on refined sugar would go pretty far toward solving the problem. If coke was costly enough to subtract 20 oz from the American diet per capita, per day, we’d be 25 lbs lighter per capita per year. That’s enough bang for the buck to justify the intervention in my view.

  • I desperately want to believe that interventions as simple as this would be effective in reducing the obesity rate, but the fact is for the past 30 years ZERO nations have recorded a drop in obesity, despite implementing regulations similar to the ones presented in this talk. If we somehow restricted unhealthy foods on end-cap and point-of-purchase displays which is a big SOMEHOW because, as others pointed out, the sugar lobbyists would literally NEVER let it happen would we see a reduction in obesity or just a slight reduction in the sale of candy bars, like Chile did when they restricted the advertisement of certain foods?

    Don’t get me wrong… Would it help? Yeah. Is it a step in the right direction? You bet. But would it actually reverse the obesity rate? Almost certainly not.

    But, again, that’s beside the point. The sugar lobbyists have a majority of America thinking that a simple policy change like that would be Brave-New-World-level government interventionism, despite the fact that we do the same thing for alcohol. Just wouldn’t happen.

  • This is the best EVER interview I’ve heard with Dr. Cywes. And Gemma, you are an excellent speaker and interviewer. You ask simple and very smart questions that all of us want to know the answers to. Thank you for all your hard work!

  • Teaching how to change habits in eating, at home, personality ect in school should be taught. Gives people power to be who they truly want to be. Takes small changes in a consistent way
    Love this women’s perspective

  • Standard portions would be amazing. I’d love to go out to eat and not be served a giant, 1,000 calorie salad. I just wanted lunch