Podcast Episode 024: Transformational Weight Loss: What You REALLY Need to Know About Exercise – James O. Hill

Dec 8, 2015

Today’s episode focuses on “transformational” weight loss and the important, yet different, roles of diet and exercise in weight management.

You can also listen on iTunes, or Stitcher.

After Dr. Hill’s presentation at FNCE (pictured with Sylvia Klinger MS, RDN)

Today my guest is James O. Hill, Ph.D., the founding Executive Director of the Anschutz Health and Wellness Center at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus. One of America’s foremost experts in weight management, he has spent over 25 years researching the causes of weight gain, adiposity, and obesity and how to prevent or treat these problems. He leads over 100 researchers studying obesity, has published over 500 scientific articles and lectures widely about weight management. He is a key developer of the America on the Move program and is well known as a co-founder of the National Weight Control Registry, which follows over 6000 people who have lost weight and kept it off permanently.

Dr. Hill and his wife hiking

Dr. Hill’s work strives to give people, in simple terms, the basics of weight management and show how you can make simple changes in your lifestyle that dramatically change your body weight.

Resources we mentioned on this show:

  1.  Dr. Hill’s website www.AnschutzWellness.com
  2. Melissa’s triathlon blog post
  3. Information about the Calorie Control Council. Note: Both Melissa and Dr. Hill are paid consultants to the Calorie Control Council, however this podcast was not sponsored by the CCC.


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  1. […] Melissa Joy Dobbins, MS, RDN, CDE, nationally recognized food and nutrition expert, channels more than 20 years of experience into her blogs and podcasts. As one of the country’s foremost experts in weight loss, James O. Hill, Ph.D., was recently invited to participate in one of her podcasts on “Transformational Weight Loss: What you Really Need to Know About Exercise.” […]

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