Participants in the Greater Fall River Fitness Challenge and the Fall River Parent Academy who attended the fifth presentation in the weekly series, "How to Lose Weight Without Going Hungry" on February 13, 2016 heard Katie-Beth Wright talk about cooking low-carb meals, including a demonstration of how to make scrambled eggs with cream cheese and green peppers. Based on the approach to reducing obesity by reducing dietary carbohydrates and increasing fat, Dr. Weed went on to describes how fats are part of a healthy diet that will lead to weight loss. Click here for a 28-minute video of the presentation, here for Dr. Weed's PowerPoint slides, and here for Dr, Weed's 48-minute introductory video.  Click here for for his previous presentation that included a portion of a 20-minute video, Fed Up on the Southcoast, that outlines the health problems association with diets that are high in carbohydrates. Click here for the presentation on grains and here for the one on fats and oils.  For more information,  contact Dr. Weed directly at 508-837-9029. . 

(Top two rows) Katie-Beth Wright demonstrates how to prepare scrambled eggs with cream cheese and green peppers prior to the presentation on low-carb breakfasts. (Row three) Participants exchange ideas and help themselves to over 25 different articles and low-carb recipes that they can try at home. (Row four) Katie-Beth talks about some of the low-carb dishes one can prepare for breakfast that include the fats that will keep hunger away all morning. (Bottom row) Kathy Lowney, left, listens as Katie-Beth talks about cooking her favorite dishes.

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