Intermittent fasting remains one of the hottest and most intriguing topics in contemporary nutrition. It’s something that comes up often in both my daily  and professional life, while also happening to be something I’ve already written about more than once in the past. In case you missed them, I’ve previously

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Some recent client interactions have led me to more closely examine if any evidence exists exploring a potential connection between body weight and experiencing shortness of breath on limited exertion ( ie: walking up the stairs) in otherwise healthy people. I commenced my search for answers and quickly stumbled upon

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Today I’m going to answer the trillion culture… oops I mean dollar question… Do you need a probiotic? Well actually, the probiotic industry is more like a multi-billion dollar industry and , as we all know, when money gets in the way sometimes the science gets muddled. But wait, what

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In recent decades, sugar has been positioned as the dietary enemy, claimed by many to be the cause of growing rates of chronic disease, and the so-called (albeit controversial) ‘obesity epidemic’. As a result, many of us choose to use ‘sugar alternatives’ in an attempt to avoid the claimed negative

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Many of you will have realized by now that my most recent Health At Every Size (HAES) article garnered some unexpected but ultimately deserved negative attention. My understanding is that some HAES proponents and practitioners were concerned that I did not accurately portray the Health At Every Size philosophy in

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We live at a time where there exists an immense amount of social pressure surrounding the maintenance of all aspects of our physical appearance, especially our body’s weight and shape. This pressure has undoubtedly contributed to cultivating many of the damaging relationships that so many people around the world experience

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The inspiration for today’s article comes from a keynote address that was delivered at my sisters medical school Hippocratic oath ceremony by Brian Goldman, a well known Toronto area ER doctor and author Brian Goldman. He spoke about the importance of  kindness and empathy as a fundamental component of healthcare

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