Exercise and weight loss. Weight-loss and exercise. They seem to go hand in hand. Is it true? You’ve probably asked, “What is the BEST exercise for Weight-loss?” if you have ever tried losing weight or wanted to become healthier. In this blog post, we dive into that question and explore the results of a medical review that looks at what exercise really does for weight loss.Continue reading
I quit caffeine! I know, what is wrong with me? Not to worry, I have also asked myself this question several times over the last couple of weeks.
Am I saying you need to give up coffee and caffeine? No, not at all. I hope you are drinking a cup of coffee while regaling in my dramatic tales of yesteryear. In this blog post, I tell a bit about my caffeine dependence and my journey to quit. I’ll also answer some questions about caffeine along the way. Like, what does caffeine do to our bodies and what makes it good or bad? Join me on this journey.Continue reading
This ticketed webinar originally aired live Wednesday, May 19, 2021 @ 6 pm MST. In this webinar, Dr. Dan reviewed what PCOS is and why it may cause not only weight gain but make it very challenging to lose weight. Is there a particular diet that can help? What strategies can support managing weight with PCOS? Ticketholders can access a replay of the live webinar at any time through Eventbrite.Continue reading
The external pressures society places upon people nowadays are often way beyond imagination. Economical, environmental, and social impacts are growing bigger and bigger in most people’s lives. Finding balance in life takes more effort, and more focus is required to start taking and continue taking steps to achieve a better life and a healthy, happy experience. However, it is possible to have and gain a unique vision for how your life should look.Continue reading
So, what is the key to weight-loss? Which diet is the best? Which supplement or magic pill will make it all happen? The lifestyle and fitness industries are currently worth billions of dollars and it is predicated on selling you the lie that you are not worthy if you are overweight, obese, and unhealthy. For every single diet or craze that has hit the market, I can find you at least one individual for whom this particular diet or method worked, and allowed them to finally lose weight. However, it wasn’t their special diet or supplement that made it possible for them to lose weight. How you can make the right choice for you when it comes to weight management?Continue reading
Alright, let’s talk about food. Now, this is an interesting topic. Individuals who struggle with obesity are constantly told if they would just stop eating so much, they wouldn’t have obesity. The reality of the matter is that obesity is much more complicated than just ‘eating less.’ However, today, we will talk about food – particularly ultra-processed foods and their role in obesity development.
In this post, find out what ultra-processed foods are, why they get such a bad rap, and what the science says about them.
Do we need to cut ultra-processed food out of our diets?Continue reading
Insulin Resistance – Another movie in the Star Wars series? Or another medical term that Social Media Force has co-opted to try and sell you another health product? Maybe you have heard that it is the cause or the result of obesity and weight gain? There are a lot of questions, and I want to provide you with some clarification on: What is Insulin Resistance? What is the cause? If we can develop it, can we do anything about it? Join me for this audio replay of my webinar about insulin resistance and weight management.Continue reading
Ozempic isn’t the only weight-loss medication on the block. Today, I want to talk about Contrave! The new but old kid on the block. What do I mean by that? Well, the medication known as Contrave is newish to the market, especially the Canadian market, but it is made up of two older medications that have both been around for some time! A few geniuses in our world realized that bupropion and naltrexone on their own lead to some weight-loss, and they thought, “Well, if one is good. More is better?” They were right! But, how does it work? Get some answers with me here!Continue reading