This is the 9th entry in the series titled “Making Health a Habit”, which can be found here.
Making Health a Habit picks up where A Dietitian’s Journey left off and provides general health information that can be applied to almost anyone for lowering insulin resistance, keeping blood sugar at a healthy level, or maintaining (or building) muscle mass, or may simply be my opinion on different matters related to a low carb or ketogenic diet. Making Health a Habit are short videos (< 5 minutes in length) or short blogs on health-related topics and are quite different than Science Made Simple articles which are longer, research-focused articles.
This short video is a continuation of yesterday’s but also stands on its own and are reflections on a polite challenge I received over the weekend on social media as to whether I was “an obese Dietitian” or “a Dietitian with obesity”.
What is the difference? Is it just a matter of semantics?
In this talk, I explain why I have chosen to use the term “an obese Dietitian” rather than the ‘people first’ term of “a Dietitian with obesity”.
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Note: I misspoke myself in the video. I meant to say that I used to eat 65 g of carbohydrate with protein at each meal and 45 g of carbohydrate (not protein) at each snack.
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