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 […]

The New Year Is Here…and so is the Marketing BS.

The New Year Is Here…and so is the Marketing BS. In only two days keeping tabs on my social media feeds they have been inundated with promotions and “deals” geared towards people making New Years’ Resolutions to get into better shape.  As a public service announcement, here’s a simple statement:  if it seems too good […]

EP13 The highs and lows of Blood Sugar

EP13 The highs and lows of Blood Sugar This week Dave & I discuss the highs & lows of Blood Sugar including the finer points of glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) and which one is absolutely critical to controlling body fat! Listen to learn more about: a) How does blood sugar work? (here) […]

BUT Avocados are fattening right?

BUT Avocados are fattening right? A recent study was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association that reported the effect of moderate fat diet with and without avocados on metabolic and cardiac risk factors.  You can see the full article (here) for free. This study was a randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial conducted […]

EP12 Time for a STRETCH-Yoga and Bliss-Interview with Ann Green

EP12 Time for a STRETCH-Yoga and Bliss-Interview with Ann Green This week Dave interviews Ann Green a yoga instructor from Barrie, Ontario. During this interview, they cover a wide variety of topics. Listen to learn more about: a) the benefits of yoga for athletes; b) what the heck does Ann mean by cross-polination movement? c) […]

EP11 Don’t let the good times kill you aka How to recover from the Holiday

EP11 Don’t let the good times kill you aka How to recover from the Holiday Hello everyone and welcome to the last episode of Canadian Minds on Health the Podcast for 2014!  Dave is back & in this episode, Dave and Dan will discuss some key tips to help you maximize your odds of successfully reaching […]

To all the goals I’ve had before… RESOLVE to NOT be a RESOLUTIONIST!

To all the goals I’ve had before… Hope you’re all prepared for the Holiday and are excited as well!  Our (almost) 3 year old daughter is absolutely pumped for Santa coming, while our 10 month old is teething & trying hard to walk & talk (imitating her older sister) and is generally excited about life!! […]