Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 53 – Managing your Weight in the New Year

Losing weight and keeping it off is hard AF because the CEO part of your body is lazy. In this episode, we focus on expectations and what sustainable weight management, weight loss, and wellness actually look like. I guide you through how you can change your mindset, set appropriate goals, and understand the importance of consistency. We also review some basic principles around nutrition and activity. Most importantly, we put a spotlight on what is most important – You and Your Health. Join our conversation and email us if you want to know more.

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Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 52 – Should We Stop Using The Term Obesity? – with Kelly Moen and Lisa Schaffer

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!

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Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 51 – Self-Determination Theory: Autonomy and the Psychological Liberty, Freedom & Internal Will with Kelly Moen

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.

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Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 49 – Self-Determination Theory – Competence Is A Driving Force and An Essential Part of Our Wellbeing

Dr. Steve Danylchuk is a clinical pharmacist in the emergency department at the Red Deer Regional Hospital in Red Deer, Alberta. He also completed the PharmD bridging program in 2017. In January 2020, Steve decided to take part in the physique competition but after it got canceled, he went through a breakdown and fell off the wagon. How to develop the mindset that will move you forward despite hectic situations and what should we bring to the plate when our goals are ruined by outside factors? Tune in now.

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Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 48 – The Journey of a Physique Competitor – From Disordered Eating to a Healthy Lifestyle with Dr. Steve Danylchuk

Dr. Steve Danylchuk is a clinical pharmacist in the emergency department at the Red Deer Regional Hospital in Red Deer, Alberta. He also completed the PharmD bridging program in 2017. In January 2020, Steve decided to take part in the physique competition but after it got canceled, he went through a breakdown and fell off the wagon. How to develop the mindset that will move you forward despite hectic situations and what should we bring to the plate when our goals are ruined by outside factors? Tune in now.

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Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 47 – The COVID Vaccine: What You Need to Know and WHY You Should Get it – with Dr. Jessica Sacher

Since the start of the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic, laboratories have been actively working on creating a vaccine for the virus. It has been over 10 months since the majority of the countries went into lockdown and now in January, we can start vaccinating the population. How does the Covid vaccine work and what will the mRNA/protein do when it reaches our system with the vaccine? There’s a lot of questions and let’s discuss everything in fine detail with Dr. Jessica Sacher.

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Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 46 – How Implicit Discrimination Can Lead to Eating Disorders

We are stuck in the mindset that obesity is our own fault. Discrimination and body image hate will cause more eating disorder problems than anything else. We endure shame, hate, and displeasure and it may drive you to binge-eating. How to move past that discrimination and get out of the box people put you in? Is losing weight the only way to feel better again and getting back the self-worth you have handed away? Let’s talk about it. Tune in now.

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Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 45 – The Best Surgeries and Medications for Weight Management

Obesity management starts with three pillars: lifestyle management and readjustments, medication options, and perhaps even pediatric surgery. Three pillars we need to apply to start managing your body weight, your mental health, and overall well being. In today’s episode with Kelly, Dr. Dan introduces different types of surgeries for obesity management, medication prescribed for the patients, and how mastering your habits and developing skills can help everyone change their environment. Tune in now.

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Big Fat Facts Podcast – EP 44 – How to Break Free from The Perfection Mindset and Improve Your Eating Habits

What’s perfection? We poison our own thoughts and think there are all the factors against us which leads you to think that we’re not good enough, you’re not perfect and we reflect self-blame and shame on us. Falling off the wagon and trying to get back on it is a challenge itself. We’re on the journey of losing weight but not achieving perfection. How to break free from the perfection mindset? How to achieve mastery? Listen now to another inspiring episode of Big Fat Facts podcast with Dr. Dan and Kelly Moen.

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