Stockpile this

Stockpile This… The world is becoming a bit more chaotic day by day. Whatever your belief on the reasons why things have gone this far, the COVID-19 virus has been declared a global pandemic by the WHO. Are you being told to prepare for lengthy stays at home? Many people are. Now, it’s been quite […]

Evidence for Tools in the Toolbox

A quick one today. I will take a brief look at a recent study in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition examined Intermittent Fasting (IF), Paleolithic diet (PD) or Mediterranean diets (MD) and compared results of weight-loss and other biomarkers of health and disease. Methods were as follows: Subjects (250 overweight, otherwise healthy adults chose […]

Keto with Caution

Ketogenic diets have become an incredibly hot topic as of late.  Many people swear by them, and many people will tell you to avoid them at all costs.  What’s the deal? Is it a good diet or a bad one?  Should you try it, or not?  I’m sure you’re at least partly familiar with a […]

How to get the most out of your fast

How to get the most out of your fast One of the questions that I get asked a lot is “are there anyways to boost your odds of success when using intermittent or alternate day fasting?” The answer is yes, but as to what specifically to do, that will depend on your buy in level […]

New Research Take 1

New Research Take 1 – Review of Research Article Dated October 20th, 2019 This is my brief take on a article recently published in Molecular Metabolism and outlined on Medical News Today. A recent study in Molecular Metabolism (Togo J, et al. 2019) examined a genetic breed of mice predisposed to metabolic perturbations (C57BL/6J mice). […]

An Excerpt from Intermittent Fasting for Metabolic Flexibility and Fat Loss

An Excerpt from Intermittent Fasting for Metabolic Flexibility and Fat Loss I’m always reading and researching on various strategies and concepts to help me control weight, improve metabolic health and get strong and fit. I’m excited to say, I’ve been trialling an interesting concept lately that seems to be working very well for me at […]

Welcome Back to New and Improved Dan T

Welcome Back to New and Improved Dan T Dan T here. Things are starting to come together and I’m ready to start posting regular content here, and am in the process of launching my new estore including services that I offer. I’m also exploring the idea of relaunching a podcast with perhaps both an audio […]

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 […]

Guess what? Low carb diet is good for Diabetes

Hi everyone, I’m working on an aging & longevity post and I found this article on low-carb diets finally being recommended for type 2 diabetes. At first I was excited that FINALLY the diabetes associations of Canada & the US were finally acknowledging what many of us have known for years, that a low-carb diet […]

Are we meant to Feast & Famine? aka Intermittent Fasting

I was asked to do a quick blurb on Intermittent Fasting (IF) for a popular health & fitness site.  As always, I want to release it to my followers first to keep you in the loop!  Given that we are nearing the end of Ramadan, a discussion on fasting  seems timely as well. Probably the most […]

Recent Resveratrol Study…

Hi everyone. I hope that your week is going well! I am knee deep in research for some new blog posts on maximizing hormones for building lean muscle!  I came across this finding recently on science daily regarding Resveratrol (a Polyphenol known for antioxidant & anti-inflammatory actions) and possible fetal development issues. I wanted to briefly comment […]

Hunger. The Primal Trigger!

I was listening to a podcast by Maximusmark and he was interviewing Art De Vany, who I like to call the Godfather of Paleo/Primal! Anyway, they were discussing some of the concepts in Art’s book The New Evolution Diet, and talked about hunger as a motivation for exercise. Art described studies on mice and how […]

Metabolism and Mental Health

Hi everyone! I’m back from some time away and am thrilled to announce the birth of our second daughter Kathryn!  Kudos to my beautiful wife who delivered her naturally and has been an amazing trooper plowing through breast feeding challenges! Let’s just say, there’s not a lot of sleep to go around in our home […]