EP23 Get the best food for your Dollars

EP23 Get the best food for your Dollars Today the guys talk about how to get the absolute best quality foods for your dollars! Briefly From CSAs, Farmer’s Markets to people with chickens in their back yards, it is a great time to seek out and be able to get the best food for your […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Slow Cooker Pastured Beef Stew

This is a quick & easy staple in our house.  It might seem a bit surprising that it doesn’t have the USUAL ingredients people associate with heart health.  Quite honestly, that’s because most people today mis-understand what is truly healthy for the heart (including many health practitioners).  Also, keep in mind that this recipe was […]

(RE) Commit to yourself – #30mornings

In this weeks’ podcast episode, Anna Vocino & I challenged listeners/followers to “(re) commit to yourself” by recommitting to their goals/resolutions & make a true investment in yourself!  This habit is used by many highly effective people (here) and will definitely change your life for the better! Essentially, the challenge is this.  Get up earlier every […]

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 […]

EP12 Time for a STRETCH-Yoga and Bliss-Interview with Ann Green

EP12 Time for a STRETCH-Yoga and Bliss-Interview with Ann Green This week Dave interviews Ann Green a yoga instructor from Barrie, Ontario. During this interview, they cover a wide variety of topics. Listen to learn more about: a) the benefits of yoga for athletes; b) what the heck does Ann mean by cross-polination movement? c) […]

EP11 Don’t let the good times kill you aka How to recover from the Holiday

EP11 Don’t let the good times kill you aka How to recover from the Holiday Hello everyone and welcome to the last episode of Canadian Minds on Health the Podcast for 2014!  Dave is back & in this episode, Dave and Dan will discuss some key tips to help you maximize your odds of successfully reaching […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The REAL DANGER in DIET PART2

The REAL DANGER in DIET PART2 In a recent post I discussed the REAL DANGER in Diet (part 1) was SUGAR.  You can see that post here. Today, I will briefly touch on the other REAL DANGER in Diet (part 2) which is…. TA DA… GRAINS. The bottom line is that GRAINS contain highly addictive […]