EP32 Brain Maker Book Review and Beyond

EP32 Brain Maker Book Review and Beyond Today Dave and I talk briefly about Dr. David Perlmutter’s new book Brain Maker and also discuss some of the awesome research that he presents in the book. Be sure to let us know your opinions & questions in the comments section. CONTEST UPDATE: Thank you to everyone who […]

Dads our lifestyles matter too!

Dads our lifestyles matter too! Hi everyone!  It’s been a very busy couple of weeks.  There was no PODCAST last week as I have struggling with laryngitis!   Hopefully, I will be one tomorrow morning & I will be interviewing Vinnie Tortorich this week as well as doing an interview for another PODCAST  by the @Metabolic_Man […]

EP7 Zzzzzzzzombie apocalypse – why & how to sleep better

EP7 Zzzzzzzzombie apocalypse In today’s Episode, Dave & Dan discuss SLEEP and how important it is for health, performance & longevity! I did a post on Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) (here). Read that one for a bit more info on that. Dave did an awesome post on SLEEP in general (here).  Read that for more info on […]

Why does Winter give me the blues?

Our clocks were turned back this past weekend & that’s nothing new, since the Western world has been participating in Daylight Savings time since 1918. You can see many historical facts about DST here if you like. Interestingly, however, there is a large number of people who begin to feel more down now that this […]

Breast milk reveals association between fat content & academic performance…

Hi everyone, Busy times as Dave B and myself (Dan T) are getting ready to launch our PODCAST, not to mention the usual business that goes with working, and fathering 2 kids under the age of 3!  Needless to say, it will be a quick post today on an interesting article out of Santa Barbara, […]

Stop using your genes as an excuse aka Epigenetics

Stop using your genes as an excuse aka Epigenetics I wanted to take a minute today to discuss a rather complex scientific concept (hopefully) in a way that is relatively easy to understand!  Let’s get to it. Epigenetics Whenever I talk to people about changing their lifestyles, one of the most common (mis)beliefs and objections […]

Telomere length – key to your fountain of youth

Telomere length – key to your fountain of youth Hope you’ve had a good couple weeks!  A friend of mine (& business associate) & I are working on some big changes coming soon to this website & we will be launching a PODCAST in the very near future!  I mean, today, you’re no one unless you […]

Guess what? Low carb diet is good for Diabetes

Hi everyone, I’m working on an aging & longevity post and I found this article on low-carb diets finally being recommended for type 2 diabetes. At first I was excited that FINALLY the diabetes associations of Canada & the US were finally acknowledging what many of us have known for years, that a low-carb diet […]

Are we meant to Feast & Famine? aka Intermittent Fasting

I was asked to do a quick blurb on Intermittent Fasting (IF) for a popular health & fitness site.  As always, I want to release it to my followers first to keep you in the loop!  Given that we are nearing the end of Ramadan, a discussion on fasting  seems timely as well. Probably the most […]

Negative Automatic Thoughts

Whether you’re aware of them or not, we all have automatic thoughts that we think in response to an EVENT (any occurrence, interaction, etc… that requires interpretation by our brains).  These are aptly labelled automatic thoughts (AT).  They can be both positive or negative, but it’s often the negative ones (NAT) that we are unaware […]