When it comes to weight-loss medications, health is our #1 priority. After a life of trying every single diet and supplement under the sun, I can completely understand that finally have something that helps with weight loss can seem like a miracle. But, let’s talk about side effects! In this video, I discuss the bad sides to some of these anti-obesity medications, in particular, the GLP-1 receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) such as Saxenda, Ozempic, and Wegovy.Continue reading
Microbiomes and their essential role on the body’s internal system, the discovery of this component of the system function is a must for every human being. Knowledge is an important step that should be taken towards mastering the behaviours of microbiomes and microbes and their impact.Continue reading
Hot damn, it happened!
Do you remember that medication I discussed in a previous video that individuals who took it lost on average 15% of their body weight from baseline? And almost ⅓ lost 20% of their body weight from baseline after one year of treatment?! It’s known as Ozempic, or semaglutide.
The medication currently used for managing diabetes now has the approval from the FDA to manage obesity at a max dose of 2.4mg once weekly! And it’s called Wegovy!
In this post, I explain the differences between Ozempic and Wegovy and what we can expect as Wegovy rolls onto the market. We go to Wegovy!Continue reading
Rybelsus, have you heard of it? Probably not. I am sure you have heard of oral Ozempic, though! That is because that is what Rybelsus is. Oral Ozempic is what everyone refers to it as, in typical least favourite sibling fashion. Rybelsus contains semaglutide, just like Ozempic, but what else makes it different? They both help with blood sugar levels and weight loss, but how do they compare? In this article, Dr. Dan weighs the pros and cons of Rybelsus and looks at how it measures up to Ozempic.Continue reading
The keto diet has been a trend for a lot of people who want to lose weight. It’s been a plan that worked for some and not for others. Is it the diet for you? We need to look for diets that can offer the balance of nutrition for the body and for your health, a diet that respects micronutrients so the body will have full access to all its needs and fuel.Continue reading