Dr. Aronne's Video Blog




    • July 11, 2013: A Low Glycemic Diet

      The food you eat can increase hunger and cravings. Learn how what you eat can reduce these effects.


    • American Medical Association classifying obesity as a disease may open up treatment options

      The American Medical Association has officially recognized obesity as a disease, a decision that could change the way physicians and insurance companies deal with the condition.


    • December 10, 2012: Probiotics

      Learn how probiotics can you your body and your overall health.


    • December 3, 2012: Vitamin D

      Vitamin D plays a key role in your overall health. Dr. Aronne discusses what Vitamin D does for your body.


    • October 11, 2012: Fiber Bars

      Adding fiber to your diet and help your overall health and help control hunger. Dr. Aronne explains why.


    • October 4, 2012: How Much Exercise Do I Need to Do?

      Dr. Aronne explains how you can get the recommended amount of weekly exercise by doing little things each day.


    • August 14, 2012: The Freshman 15

      What can students do to avoid weight gain and establish a healthy lifestyle?


    • July 27, 2012: The FDA Approves Two New Weight Loss Drugs

      The FDA has recently approved two weight loss drugs. What can we expect from these new drugs?


    • July 16, 2012: Is a Calorie a Calorie?

      Is a calorie a calorie? The answer may not be what you think.


    • FDA approves obesity pill Belviq for obese, overweight people

      The obesity pill Belviq (lorcaserin) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to be used in conjunction with diet and exercise as a weight management treatment option.


    • FDA Approves New Diet Drug, Belviq

      The FDA approved the first new presciption diet drug in more than a decade, called Belviq. Dr. Louis Aronne, director of the Comprehensive Weight Control Program at New York Presbyterian-Weill Cornell Medical Center, talks to Charlie Rose, Gayle King and Erica Hill about the drug's promise.


    • May 21, 2012: Mobile Apps

      Can mobile apps help you to lose weight? A new study says yes!


    • June 15, 2012: Fiber

      Learn how fiber can increase your dieting success.


    • May 31, 2012: Eating at Restaurants

      Surprising facts about eating at restaurants and what you can do to eat healthier when eating out.


    • May 24, 2012: Healthy Eating While Traveling

      When traveling, sticking to a diet can be challenging. Dr. Aronne discusses how to meet these challenges without going off track.


    • May 9, 2012: Spring Health

      The start of a new season is a great time to get started on the road to better health. Here's why.


    • May 3, 2012: Gluten Free Diet

      Learn the facts about a Gluten Free diet.


    • April 26, 2012: Celiac Disease

      What is Celiac Disease?


    • April 19, 2012: Dessert for Breakfast?

      Can eating dessert as a part of breakfast help you to lose weight?


    • April 5, 2012: Eating at Night

      Is eating at night to blame for your weight gain or inability to lose weight?


    • March 29, 2012: Exercise and Snacking

      Are you exercising more and still can't lose weight? This might be the reason why.


    • March 22, 2012: Breakfast

      If you are trying to lose weight, isn't skipping breakfast a smart thing to do?


    • March 15, 2012: Caffeine and Weight

      Does caffeine help weight loss? Dr. Aronne discusses caffeine's effect on weight.


    • March 9, 2012: Fad Diets

      There are a lot of fad diets out there lately. Are they good?


    • February 23, 2012: FDA Panel Backs Weight Loss Drug

      (CBS News) A panel of advisers to the Food and Drug Administration overwhelmingly backed approval for diet pill Qnexa on Wednesday, two years after it rejected the drug because of potentially dangerous side-effects.


    • February 16, 2012: Sodium

      90 percent of us take in too much sodium. What are the recommendations?


    • February 2, 2012: What is the Best Diet?

      Dr. Aronne discusses the US News and World Report ranking of diets.


    • January 25, 2012: Portion vs. Serving

      What's the difference between a portion and a serving? Dr. Aronne and Janet Feinstein, RD explain.


    • January 19, 2012: Alcohol and Your Diet

      Learn how alcohol consumption can effect you and your diet.


    • January 9, 2012: 2 Days of Low Carbs

      A recent study showed that cutting out carbohydrates for just two days per week resulted in more weight loss than following a calorie restricted diet.


    • Best Diets for a Better You

      Dr. Aronne discusses the benefits and risks of some of the popular diet plans.


    • December 29, 2011: New Year's Resolutions

      How can you make a weight loss resolution that you can keep?


    • December 22, 2011: Holiday Eating Tips

      How do you keep your eating in control during the holidays?


    • November 10, 2011: Tips for Food Cravings

      Learn how to handle those food cravings.


    • November 3, 2011: Fight Against Weight Gain Gene

      A recent study says that regular physical activity minimizes the impact of an obesity gene and the risk of becoming obese.


    • October 28, 2011: Why It Is Hard to Keep Weight Off

      Dr. Aronne discusses a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine on Hormones and their effect on weight


    • Diet Discovery: Hormones

      Researchers uncover how the body can make it harder to lose weight.


    • October 20, 2011: Halloween Treats

      How can you continue to eat healthy with all those Halloween treats around?


    • October 12, 2011: Cancer and Weight Gain

      How is increasing body weight related to cancer?


    • September 29, 2011: Hunger Busting Snacks

      What is the best way to control your eating in between meals?


    • September 22, 2011: What Should You Do When You Eat Out?

      Going out to eat? It is not a bad thing. Just follow Dr. Aronne's advice so you can enjoy your night out.


    • September 15, 2011: Good Carb vs. Bad Carb

      What is good or bad about carbohydrates?


    • September 8, 2011: Artificial Sweeteners

      Artificial Sweeteners: Are they good or bad?


    • September 1, 2011: Food Addiction, Fact or Fiction?

      Dr. Aronne answers the often asked question of whether it is possible to be addicted to food.


    • August 25, 2011: The Benefits of Exercise, Part 2

      Dr Aronne continues his discussion on the benefits of exercise in weight loss.


    • August 18, 2011: The Benefits of Exercise, Part 1

      A little exercise can go a long way. Dr. Aronne discusses a new study that reveals that even a little exercise each day can increase life expectancy.


    • August 11, 2011: Sleep and Weight Gain

      Dr. Aronne explains the relationship between how much sleep you get and weight gain.


    • August 5, 2001: Medicines That Cause Weight Gain

      Surprisingly, there are common medicines that can cause weight gain or hinder your weight loss. Dr. Aronne discusses what you can do.


    • July 28, 2011: What is the Best Diet?

      Dr. Aronne describes the components of a good diet.


    • July 21, 2011: Losing Inches vs. Losing Weight

      Dr. Aronne discusses whether losing inches or losing weight is better for your health. The answer may surprise you.


    • July 15, 2011: Is Beta HCG Helpful for Weight Loss?

      There has been a lot of interest in whether Beta HCG is helpful for weight loss. Dr. Aronne discusses the evidence so you can decide.


    • July 6, 2011: Is Reducing Salt or Calories Better for Health?

      Dr. Aronne discusses a recent study that looks at whether reducing salt or calories is better for your overall health.


    • June 23, 2011: Comments on a Recent Paper in the New England Journal of Medicine

      Dr. Aronne comments on a paper just published in the latest issue of the New England Journal of Medicine about changes in diet and lifestyle and weight gain in men and women in the United States.