I think it’s fair to say that I had nothing short of a mind blowing experience at FNCE 2018. I wanted to take this opportunity to reflect on my time DC because I am, quite frankly, feeling extraordinarily grateful for how warmly I was received. So let me start by

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On the day of my 31st and “Champagne” Birthday, I have a confession to make… without actively trying to do so, I kind of partake in intermittent fasting sometimes. It’s not what you think though! But before we get started you should know this is not a discussion of the

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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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My love for kale is  oft proclaimed and well known and yet not always well understood. Some have even referred to me as the “Kale King” or “King Of Kale”, although I’d never be so callus as to label myself with such grandeur. Sufficed to say, kale is my favourite

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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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