Are Obese Patients Capable of Eating Right?

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Even though they know what they should do they are not capable of actually translating that into action in the big picture. So our obesity clinic is full of people who are extremely knowledgeable of exactly what they need to do to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight, but they are unable to implement those lifestyle changes because the one hour a week we spend with them in behavior therapy which is much more than any physician will spend with a patient is useless compared to the bombardment 24/7 that they have once they leave the clinic.