Your lifestyle your choice

Your lifestyle your choice Over the last 14 years of experience as a Dietitian in Ontario, Canada, I’ve developed a few useful tools/concepts to help clients better achieve their goals.  During these thousands of interactions, some very striking trends/associations emerged.  As this “model” evolved, research started to provide evidence for the components of overall health […]

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 […]

EP40 Interview with the most Ethical Dietitian I know

EP40 Interview with the most Ethical Dietitian I know On today’s show, I chat with one of the most ethical dietitians I’ve ever met, other than yours truly!  I’ve long been disappointed and annoyed by some of my colleagues and the organizations that represent my profession as a Dietitian.  And that is how I found Andy […]

EP30 Healthiest and Fittest Summer Ever

EP30 Healthiest and Fittest Summer Ever Today Dave and I talk about strategies to make this your healthiest and fittest summer ever!! Be sure to let us know your opinions & questions in the comments section. Also, be sure to share this on social media & Itunes as well. CONTEST REMINDER (Please use this written contest […]

Kale Chips

Kale Chips This week’s recipe is for a great snacky-good but healthy treat! Kale is an awesome low-carb, nutrient-dense vegetable that is full of nutritional benefits (here). My wife was keen on working these into our rotation to replace higher carb snack treats.  We had tried to make them in the past, but often we […]

EP25 Five ways to Start Burning Fat Fast

EP25 Five ways to Start Burning Fat Fast Today the boys chat on the topic of Playoff Hockey & the NHL Lottery debacle!  Oh wait, well maybe for a few minutes, but then they get back on track & chat about Five strategies that you can use to start burning body fat fast!   Enjoy […]

EP22 The Truth in the Fools

EP22 The Truth in the Fools Today’s show is a tribute to April Fools Day!  We hope you enjoy our “twisted humor” look at some of the wacky ways that people have tried to battle the bulge throughout time! Enjoy the show! Talk to you next week! Dan T & Dave B Listen to Episode […]

STAY OUT OF KETOSIS… signed the weight loss industry!

 STAY OUT OF KETOSIS!!! Yes. That’s right.  The weight loss industry wants you to be afraid of ketosis so you will stay heavy and need to buy more crap to try to get lean!  Oh yeah. And grain producers & food companies want this too, because then you will be a “heavy user”. – YES.  […]

EP21 The Madness of March

EP21 The Madness of March March is here & there is definitely madness in the air.  Not just bracetology, but now is the time when we might start thinking about how to shed that excess winter weight (body fat) so that we can look better/good naked! In today’s show, we discuss how this time of year […]

EP20 What lies beneath common Thyroid issues?

EP20 What lies beneath common Thyroid issues? What lies beneath sounds like an awesome spine-tingling thriller movie starring Michelle Pfeiffer and Harrison Ford (here), and in one way that’s how we mean it too! In today’s show, we discuss the Thyroid.  Particularly, Hypothyroidism & how very common it is in the world of weight gain. […]

Pastured Beef Liver

This week’s recipe is for an incredible old-school dish – LIVER!  Cue Hannibal Lecter & his creepy lip sucking sound & the classic quote: “I’ll eat your liver with a side of onions & fava beans” Cannibal circles aside, most of us don’t hear or talk much about eating liver currently, because as you will […]

EP19 Cutting thoughts on Bariatric Surgery

EP19 Cutting thoughts on Bariatric Surgery Recently, Dave stumbled across an article about a new procedure in which you get a computer device implanted into your stomach. No, it doesn’t make your stomach impervious to even the hottest of the hot chilis (now that would be AWESOME), it’s actually another (recently) approved treatment for obesity […]

EP18 2015 USDA Dietary Guidelines Our Thoughts

EP18 2015 USDA Dietary Guidelines Our Thoughts In late Feb 2015, the USDA released its updated Dietary Guidelines for Americans. These are based on updated evidence, which in nutrition changes very quickly (many new studies published monthly). Here’s a quick summary of their recommendations related to food intake. I’m covering only a quick handful of […]

Hearty Yuca Root

This recipe is great for an occasional carb-refeed.  Particularly, if you do glycogen-demanding sports as a post-workout meal (i.e. Cross fit, Combat Sports, hockey or football, etc…),  those competitive athletes (high training volumes) in these sports or even those who do high intensity workouts (HIIT/Tabatas) for more than 5 hours per week.  Again, not an […]

Quick and Easy Pastured Drumsticks

Today’s recipe is another (relatively) easy one!  It can be done in a slow cooker or just in a frying pan.  This is very similar to my slow cooker whole chicken (here), but quicker, since you’re dealing with smaller cuts of poultry. Quick and Easy Pastured Drumsticks For this recipe you will need for this recipe: 2-4 […]

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 […]

Real Bone Broth

Today I’m going to let you in on a little secret.  Although, it’s not that little & it’s actually all over the internet, so it’s not a secret either! I’m talking about BONE BROTH.  This is NOT some soup companies flavored cubes or dried out package that we add boiling water to. NO WAY!  This […]