EP42 CMOH Playing Tetris and Eating Protein for health

EP42 CMOH Playing Tetris and Eating Protein for health Hi guys! This week, Dan briefly geeks out about two interesting studies that were in the research recently. The first study suggests that playing an engaging game like Tetris for even 3 minutes per day can actually decrease cravings for drugs and similar substances, behaviors like sleeping […]

EP41 CMOH Rehash Interview with Anna Vocino

EP41 CMOH Rehash Interview with Anna Vocino Hi guys!  This week, Dan’s battling more serious laryngitis!!  As a result, we’ve got to rehash some old material.  I should be back with a new episode next week! In this episode Dan gets to crush all over Anna Vocino (instead of Vinnie).  What’s not to like, she’s beautiful and has […]

EP38 Won’t somebody think about the children

EP38 Won’t somebody think about the children On today’s show, I rap on some of the challenges facing our kids (& us) today with respect to physical injuries, food addiction and the like. Be sure to let me know your opinions & questions in the comments section. Be sure to keep posted for more awesome […]

EP37 Sixteen Apps to help you change your life

EP37 Sixteen Apps to help you change your life On today’s show, I countdown some awesome apps that can help you make the lifestyle changes that you want to make. Be sure to let me know your opinions & questions in the comments section. Be sure to keep posted for more awesome interviews and contests […]

EP36 Interview with Patrick Owen

EP36 Interview with Patrick Owen On today’s show, I interview my friend and colleague Pat Owen, a truly great Canadian Mind on Health. Be sure to let me know your opinions & questions in the comments section. Be sure to keep posted for more awesome interviews and contests in the near future. Please share this PODCAST […]

EP34 Forgetful Trans Fats and Non Cooking Kids

EP34 Forgetful Trans Fats and Non Cooking Kids On today’s quickie show, I’ll be discussing a couple of recent studies that range from how trans fats could impair our cognitive function to how kids today don’t even know how to cook. Be sure to let me know your opinions & questions in the comments section. Be sure […]

EP28 Maximize your Brain Function

EP28 Maximize your Brain Function Today we discuss some strategies that you can start using today to maximize your brain function. We focus on the nutrition and exercise strategies you start NOW, but there are also other strategies like sleep, stress management and lifelong learning. Enjoy the show! Talk to you next week! Dan T […]

EP17 Get the F$*! up or die!

EP17 Get the F$*! up or die! No, it’s NOT the name of the latest Action movie starring Steven Seagal or Jason Statham.  But, it probably could be!  We’re talking about a strategy that we can all use to SAVE OUR LIVES!  Literally, getting up to prevent the negative effects of sitting too much! By […]

Slow Cooker Whole Chicken

Today’s recipe is another (relatively) easy one! Seriously, I don’t have time to mess around with tonnes of preparations.  So here’s a staple that we use weekly to help us get good quality protein & fats, as well as start stock-piling bones & carcass for our REAL BONE BROTH (here).  Slow Cooker Whole Chicken For […]

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 […]

EP15 Guest interview Anna Vocino

EP15 Guest interview Anna Vocino Today Dan gets back on the hetero-wagon & gets to crush all over Anna Vocino (instead of Vinnie).  What’s not to like, she’s beautiful and has an amazing voice.  So much so, she is the first woman to be the Voice of ABC’s Thursday Prime Time line up!!!  Anyway, she […]

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 […]

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 […]

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!! […]

EP10 Interview with the Angriest Trainer

EP10 Interview with the Angriest Trainer Today, Dan gets to enhance his man crush on Vinnie Tortorich.  Honestly, I have fun every time I talk to him!  This time it was so much fun, we did 2 interviews (explanation inside)! Listen in as they hash out some of the frustrating issues facing the health care […]

EP9 Dave and Dan Rant on the Health Industry

EP9 Dave and Dan Rant on the Health Industry Today, Dave & Dan will RANT on the health industry as a whole! We hope you enjoy listening, as much as we enjoyed the RANTING! Enjoy this PODCAST in health & fitness!   We hope you enjoyed this episode of Canadian Minds on Health the PODCAST!  Be sure […]

EP8 Santa has Metabolic Syndrome PROTECT YOURSELF!

EP8 Santa has Metabolic Syndrome It’s that time again!  Time for the malls to become super-crowded & if you go to church, all the people who never attend regularly will start piling in!  And more to our point, it’s time for our workplaces to become pitfalls of crappy food & sweet treats! In Canada, once […]

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 […]

The Paleo Diet…

I was asked to give a quick review of the Paleo diet for the Sports, Nutrition & Supplement Guide, a great new up & coming site dedicated to giving info on health, fitness, coaching & training!  Check it out by clicking on the banner on the Dietitian Dan T home page. I have many good things […]