Humans tend to overthink and overanalyze just about everything. The reason being? Well, in part, we have an annoying emotional brain that likes to give us crippling anxiety. We are also biased that the solutions to our seemingly complex problems have to be equally complex or how on earth would our problem actually be solved.Continue reading
People don’t educate themselves enough about obesity and why it’s a disease. There are so many misconceptions. In today’s episode of the Big Fat Facts podcast, Dan and Kelly Moen are joined by Lisa Schaffer- the chair of Obesity Canada’s public engagement committee – to talk about values and body positivity. They discuss accepting ourselves as we are and how we need to learn more about how to approach the topic of obesity in general. Join the conversation now!Continue reading
This webinar originally aired live on Wednesday, March 17, 2021.
In this webinar, we are talking about intermittent fasting and the evidence around it. Is it just another diet fad? Are the health claims true or are there potential risks?Continue reading
Ozempic is a medication that is currently available in Canada and the US for diabetes management. However, the hot news around it concerned the recent studies completed that showed some impressive results regarding weight loss. Obviously, this is kinda sort of a big deal in my practice, and I have gotten a few questions. So hopefully, I can piece together some answers for you here.Continue reading
Edward Deci and Richard Ryan expanded on the early work differentiating between intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and proposed three main intrinsic needs involved in self-determination- relatedness, competence, and autonomy. In the third episode of the self-determination theory series, Dr. Dan and Kelly Moen focus on the third need- autonomy- one that constitutes a feeling of overall psychological liberty and freedom of internal will.Continue reading
Ah, sweeteners. Another spawn of the devil? Or something that is once again completely overblown and hyped up by the Dr. Google experts?
I know another controversial topic, and hey, I want to provide you with the most fact- and evidence-based information possible.Continue reading