Evil Sweeteners and Diet Soda

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.

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What is Persistent Metabolic Adaptation?

Metabolic adaptation is thought to occur in order to counter weight-loss – because our body is kind of like a needy stage 5 clinger and wants to hold onto as much energy as possible in case the zombie apocalypse happens. Let’s look at a study based on the Biggest Loser competition.

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Insulin and Carbs. The cause of the Obesity epidemic?

When I consider some of my biggest pet peeves with practicing in obesity and weight-management medicine, I would say one of the more prominent ones is the unnecessary controversy around insulin. In this article, I dive into the science behind Insulin, how it helps our bodies function, and why insulin has been dubbed the fat-storage hormone.

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Managing Your Weight in the New Year – Live Webinar

How to Create Lasting Changes!
Free Live Webinar with Dr. Dan

This webinar originally aired live on Wednesday, January 13, 2021.

In this webinar, 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.

If you’d like to follow along with your own version of the presentation slides, here is a link to access a pdf copy: Webinar Slides (PDF)

Apple Cider Vinegar for Health and Weight-loss

Apple Cider Vinegar has a number of potential health claims. Diving into the research, I found that most of the health claims are unsubstantiated and, in some cases, blatantly wrong. For some claims, there was some decent research, and there continues to be ongoing research. Is this your magical ticket to weight-loss and extraordinary health benefits?

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How to define success

How we define success matters. To you, what does it mean to be successful? Dr. Dan talks about the importance of defining success in a healthy way that focuses less on material items and more on emotion.

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