EP6 MENTAL HEALTH in an UNCERTAIN WORLD

In light of the events that occurred in Ottawa (Canada’s Capital City) last on Tuesday October 22nd 2014 #Ottawastrong, Dave and I will be digging through the intense topic of Mental Health (Depression, Schizophrenia, etc…) We dive deep down the rabbit hole on mental health & also talk about the relevance of these “traits” to your […]

EP5 Dan (T) Solo Episode 1 The Laryngitis Menace

I’m solo today because Dave B is out with Laryngitis!  In today’s Episode, I will be ranting about & critiquing 3 recent nutrition studies. The studies that I looked at this week were: a) Weight gain study suggests polyunsaturated oil healthier option (here). b) Sugared soda consumption, cell aging associated in new study (here). c) Eating breakfast […]

Canada’s Food Guide – Eat to make food companies rich?

Recently, there’s been press about the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) stating that one of their objectives is to advocate for change to the current Canada’s Food Guide to Healthy Eating (CFG), you can see the full report here.   Pretty much everyone knows CFG is out of date, and completely economically driven (by FOOD PRODUCERS & COMPANIES). […]

STOP THE FATPHOBIA – Fat is healthy!

You’ve heard the warnings for years!  Eat less fat! Eat low fat!  Fat & particularly saturated fats cause heart disease, so limit those! Anyway, there is ample evidence today that essentially shoots down these claims.  I reviewed these in a previous post here. Recent Study Summary: A recent study has provided further evidence that having adequate […]

EP4 UNREAL TV The Biggest Loser

In today’s Episode, Dave & I will be Ranting on & critiquing the BIGGEST LOSER TV show. Dave did an excellent post on the Biggest Loser (here).  Read that one if you want a bit more info on the topic. Obesity is defined as too much body weight for the person’s height. It uses body […]

Forget about Forget-me-nots, keep on eating SAD instead…

You probably remember (or maybe you don’t) the hilarious scenes from Arrested Development in which GOB tried to use forget-me-not pills on his brother Michael & of course on himself!  You can reminisce here. Interestingly, new research suggests that this scene could have played out with GOB trying to shove some standard american diet (SAD) (foods […]

EP3 Gluten Free Truths-Against the Grain

Hi everyone! This week Dave & I geek out about Gluten Free! A very interesting, trendy & often mis-represented topic.  The goal we have for this episode is to clarify some Gluten Free & hopefully give you some info to determine if you want to give Gluten Free a try & if you do, then how to do it. […]

Are Organic veggies better? Hint: You betcha!

A recent study (here) in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) examined a prospective cohort of 28,192 pregnant women (all first time pregnancies) for their relative risk of pre-eclampsia (PE), which is a condition characterized by high blood pressure & (non-essentially) high levels of protein in the urine.  PE is associated with a number of maternal […]