Liz Joy

I am the Medical Director for Outcomes Research for Clinical Programs at Intermountain Healthcare in Salt Lake City. In addition, I practice Family Medicine and Sports Medicine with the Orthopedic Specialty Group at the Avenues Specialty Clinic by LDS Hospital. I am a Professor at the University of Utah in the Department of Family and Preventive Medicine.

The Art and Science of Weight Loss

By Liz Joy

Unhealthy dietary intake and inadequate physical activity are the foundation of many chronic diseases that plague the human race. These behaviors have their roots firmly planted in a society that has increasingly engineered physical activity out of our lives, and made available food that is high in fat and calories. The combination has turned deadly for our society, but learn how you can make a lifestyle change for the better.