EP20 What lies beneath common Thyroid issues?

EP20 What lies beneath common Thyroid issues? What lies beneath sounds like an awesome spine-tingling thriller movie starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford (here), and in one way that’s how we mean it too! In today’s show, we discuss the Thyroid.  Particularly, Hypothyroidism & how very common it is in the world of weight gain. […]

EP19 Cutting thoughts on Bariatric Surgery

EP19 Cutting thoughts on Bariatric Surgery Recently, Dave stumbled across an article about a new procedure in which you get a computer device implanted into your stomach. No, it doesn’t make your stomach impervious to even the hottest of the hot chilis (now that would be AWESOME), it’s actually another (recently) approved treatment for obesity […]

EP18 2015 USDA Dietary Guidelines Our Thoughts

EP18 2015 USDA Dietary Guidelines Our Thoughts In late Feb 2015, the USDA released its updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These are based on updated evidence, which in nutrition changes very quickly (many new studies published monthly). Here’s a quick summary of their recommendations related to food intake. I’m covering only a quick handful of […]

EP16 SNOW-mageddon Feb 2015 Why calories don’t always matter

EP16 SNOW-mageddon Feb 2015 Why calories don’t always matter Well, it happened.  Another SNOW-mageddon. Today Dave & Dan chat about Homeostasis & how the body strives for balance.  There are many mechanisms in place that the body uses to trump card that super-cedes even something as basic as thermodynamics. They briefly discuss biological feedback loops & use […]

EP14 Too busy to change your lifestyle?

EP14 Too busy to change your lifestyle? Sound familiar? If so, then I would say to you, that YOU DEFINITELY NEED TO CHANGE YOUR LIFESTYLE!  And stop holding onto the story that you are too busy to change! This and other time-related obstacles are probably the biggest argument against making a change that any health professional […]