Body Fat and Weight Loss

Body Fat and Weight Loss

Marie Savard, MD explains how menopause can affect weight, how to reduce the risk of gaining weight, and four recommendations for losing weight.
Jun 3, 2019

In this podcast on body fat, weight, and weight loss, Dr. Savard explains what women, especially postmenopausal women, can do to prevent weight gain and lose some pounds that may have been gained. Listen to the podcast to hear her explain:

  • why women tend to gain weight and change shape after menopause

  • steps you can take to reduce the risk of gaining weight after menopause

  • the top four things she recommends to a woman who wants to lose weight

About the guest
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Marie Savard, MD

Dr. Marie Savard is a doctor, educator, and former ABC News medical contributor. She is the founder of the Savard System for managing and controlling your healthcare. Dr. Savard is the author of five books, focusing on women’s health and wellness.

A native of Philadelphia, she received a bachelor’s degree in nursing and a medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania. She formerly served as the director of the Center for Women's Health at the Medical College of Pennsylvania, technical adviser to the United Nations' Fourth World Conference on Women in Beijing, adviser to the American Board of Internal Medicine Subcommittee on Clinical Competency in Women's Health, health columnist for Woman's Day magazine, and senior medical consultant to Lifetime Television's "Strong Medicine."

— Last updated on June 29, 2022, 2:47 PM

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