In this episode, host Karli Burridge speaks with Dr. Sylvia Bollie about Sylvia's own journey to a healthy weight and lifestyle, their respective experiences with pregnancy weight gain (they both gained 60 pounds with each of their pregnancies), the importance of self-love and personalized science in weight management, and the flaws of BMI, especially for black women.
Dr. Sylvia Bollie, M.D. is a double board certified body positive weight & wellness physician expert and bestselling author and creator & C.E.O. of Embrace You Weight & Wellness. Dr. Bollie regularly speaks on the flaws of the B.M.I., Black women & wellness, the need for personalized obesity evaluation, PCOS, self-love and overcoming weight bias.
Her website is: https://www.embraceyouweightloss.com/
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