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Dr. Seth Roberts

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Nutrition
 
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  • low diet PhD.
  • PHD.
  • diet food PhD. Shit
  • PhD. Shit
  • doctorate degree
    University of California-Berkeley
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Dr Seth Roberts For my next two ...
www.holistichealthshow.com, 27 Sept 2015 [cached]
Dr Seth Roberts For my next two shows on BBS Radio (www.bbsradio.com) Station 3 at 8 p.m. EST this Saturday and two weeks from Saturday I will interview four scientists who have written weight loss books from different points of view. Because weight loss is fast becoming the # 1 preventable health problem this seemed an appropriate topic for the Holistic Health Show. My first guest is Dr Seth Roberts who is a professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California at Berkeley and the author of the New York Times bestseller " The Shangri-La Diet". He is on the editorial board of the journal Nutrition and has published dozens of scientific articles on topics including health, nutrition, and weight control. Seth spends his time between Berkeley and China. He will tell us how we can lose weight by making one simple change in our daily routine and diet.
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Food | The Daily Gumboot
dailygumboot.ca [cached]
At his insistence I had to check out the website where I found a bonus chapter, written by Dr. Seth Roberts, that really sent my mind on a tangent.
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Dr. Roberts is a professor of psychology and a member of the editorial board of the journal, Nutrition. His work has appeared in the New York Times Magazine and The Scientist. He's legit. he theory that captured my imagination is the basis for what he calls The Shangri-La Diet and springs from Pavlov's psychological framework of associative learning.
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Shangri la Diet | Beauty Tips Hub
www.beautytipshub.com, 19 May 2014 [cached]
Shangri-la Diet is a very low calorie dietary system developed by Seth Roberts, an American Psychologist and professor of the University of California. He wrote a book of the same name where he mentioned about the diet and its benefits. He claimed that this system helps reduce weight in a very short time.
Seth Roberts, a psychologist ...
www.brainchildmag.com, 26 Jan 2011 [cached]
Seth Roberts, a psychologist in Beijing and professor emeritus at the University of California, went so far as to write a blog post in defense of erroneously interpreting correlations. Roberts argues that no research method is capable of proving cause and effect beyond a shadow of doubt. Any given set of data is open to multiple interpretations. A variety of approaches is needed to close in on truths. Despite their inability to prove cause-and-effect, he implies, correlations can get people to start looking in the right direction.
"I shed an invisible tear whenever I hear 'correlation does not imply causation,'" Roberts writes.
KnoxNews: Health & Fitness
www.knoxnews.com, 29 May 2006 [cached]
Seth Roberts is a University of California psychology professor known for going his own way.
His latest publication is a diet book, which is something scholars at world-ranked universities don't write too often but which Roberts believes is an excellent way to get an important health message across to the general public.
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Roberts, 52, is an experimenter with a penchant for the odd angle.He once taught a course on left-handedness and read each issue of Spy three times when that satirical magazine was at its peak - he says it had an analgesic effect.
He's interested in how animals learn and how successful businesses slip and fall because their leaders, like lab rats in a Skinnerian experiment, keep doing what worked in the past.
A unifying theme in his research is that the human brain was shaped to work well under Stone Age conditions and that modern life lacks crucial features enjoyed by our prehistoric ancestors such as being on one's feet a lot, seeing faces in the morning, not seeing faces late at night, sunlight exposure in the morning, variation in the flavors of one's food.
To test his ideas, Roberts turns time and again to the human subject he knows best: himself.Roberts believes downing unflavored foods upsets humans' built-in link between taste and calories.
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"The Shangri-La Diet is based on the discovery that there are foods far more powerful than raw vegetables in lowering your set point," Roberts writes.
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Mark Schrimsher, who runs the diet Web site calorielab.com, has looked at the diet closely and interviewed Roberts critically for a news article on his site.
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As a young professor, Roberts struggled with his weight.He tried lots of things but never got the dramatic drop he was looking for.Then, six years ago, he lost 35 pounds in 17 weeks after chancing on fructose as an appetite inhibitor.He later switched to oil.
"Under normal circumstances, that amount of weight loss is incredibly difficult," Roberts said the other day."I found a way that was incredibly easy."
The eureka moment happened on a trip to Paris in 2000.Roberts was surprised when his usually robust appetite deserted him.Aware of other researchers' work on the theory of a metabolic set point, he found the answer: The sodas he was drinking to stay cool were knocking down his appetite because he'd never tasted French soft drinks before.
He theorized that familiar sugary soft drinks cause weight gain, but unfamiliar ones do the opposite because they lower the set point.
Roberts, who eats one meal a day plus 1 to 2 tablespoons of oil and small snacks, said at least 100 and possibly as many as 1,000 other people have tried the diet.He said all the reports have been neutral or positive - with the exception of one person who dropped it after six months because she had early signs of diabetes.
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