Why We;re Overweight | The Exam Room


Becoming overweight is not as simple as eating more calories than you burn. It’s way more than just eating too much fat. In fact, obesity is a complex assortment of issues that few truly understand.

Dr. Mickey Witte joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to unpack the many reasons that millions struggle with their weight.

– Why the body fights to hold on to fat.
– Set point theory and why the body may want to maintain a certain weight.
– The pleasure and reward centers activated in the brain by food.

Dr. Witte is a neuroscientist and adjunct professor at the University of Miami who specializes in obesity science.

Date: September 14, 2021

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