EP2 HORMESIS! Is that good for me or will it kill me? Actually it’s both?

Welcome to the episode 2 of the Canadian Minds on Health Podcast. In this episode we Dave and I will talk about the concept of Hormesis, which sounds complicated but is actually a pretty simple & very IMPORTANT concept for your health! Please check out my prior blog post for an introduction on the concept […]

Lifestyle habits that affect your Mental Health

Recently a study was published in the British Medical Journal examining health-related behaviors & how they influence mental well-being in the general population.  This study can be found in its entirety here. The authors start from the position that there are major behavioral risk factors that adversely affect health outcomes and are strongly associated with […]

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, […]

EPISODE 1 – Canadian Minds on Health Introductory Podcast

Welcome to the inaugural podcast (episode 1) for Canadian Minds on Health. In this episode we Dave and I (Dan T) will interview each other so that you can get a better idea of what we’re all about & decide if you want to listen to us or not! You can learn more about Dan T […]

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 […]