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The Big Fat Facts Podcast is hosted by Dr. Dan. A lifestyle mentor, healthcare professional and expert in Obesity and weight management! Dr. Dan is the founder of Healthcare Evolution which is an online evidence based weight-management clinic. The mission of the Healthcare Evolution team is to help as many people as possible to live a happier and healthier life! We are furthering that mission through the Big Fat Facts Podcast. On the podcast we provide you with not only the Big Fat Facts around Obesity but also provide you with some of the Big Fat Facts of life that can support your journey towards a happier and healthier lifestyle!

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The Big Fat Facts Podcast is hosted by Dr. Dan. A lifestyle mentor, healthcare professional and expert in Obesity and weight management! Dr. Dan is the founder of Healthcare Evolution which is an online evidence based weight-management clinic. The mission of the Healthcare Evolution team is to help as many people as possible to live a happier and healthier life! We are furthering that mission through the Big Fat Facts Podcast. On the podcast we provide you with not only the Big Fat Facts around Obesity but also provide you with some of the Big Fat Facts of life that can support your journey towards a happier and healthier lifestyle!

    Simplicity and why it is important with Olly Pegg as he provides an update on his journey with Sobriety.

    Simplicity and why it is important with Olly Pegg as he provides an update on his journey with Sobriety.

    In June 2020, we had the pleasure to speak to Olly Pegg from the UK. Olly was going through healing from addiction and moving on in life thanks to exercise. His journey has been inspirational and in today’s episode, we’re back for a chat about sobriety, admitting the addictions, and getting help and support from the right sources.

    • 48 min
    EP 49 - The Self-Determination Theory- The Competence Is A Driving Force and An Essential Part of Our Wellbeing

    EP 49 - The Self-Determination Theory- The Competence Is A Driving Force and An Essential Part of Our Wellbeing

    Your self-determination is the driving force of getting close to the exercise of mastery. If you want to succeed, you need to push yourself to go for it. In today’s episode of the Big Fat Facts podcast, Dan and Kelly talk about self-competence and determination to chase the dreams and goals you want to set for yourself. Mastery carries the set of tools and skills that help us build more confidence. Tune in now for part two.

    • 20 min
    The Journey of a Physique Competitor - From Disordered Eating to a Healthy Lifestyle with Dr. Steve Danylchuk

    The Journey of a Physique Competitor - From Disordered Eating to a Healthy Lifestyle with Dr. Steve Danylchuk

    Dr. Steve Danylchuk is a clinical pharmacist in the emergency department at the Red Deer Regional Hospital in Red Deer, Alberta. He also completed the PharmD bridging program in 2017. In January 2020, he decided to take part in the physique competition but after it got canceled, he went through a breakdown and fell off the wagon. How to develop the mindset that will move you forward despite hectic situations and what should we bring to the plate when our goals are ruined by outside factors? Tune in now.

    • 51 min
    The COVID Vaccine - What You Need to Know and WHY You Should Get it, with Dr. Jessica Sacher

    The COVID Vaccine - What You Need to Know and WHY You Should Get it, with Dr. Jessica Sacher

    Since the start of the outbreak of the Covid 19 pandemic, laboratories have been actively working on creating a vaccine for the virus. It has been over 10 months since the majority of the countries went into lockdown and now in January, we can start vaccinating the population. How does the Covid vaccine work and what will the mRNA/protein do when it reaches our system with the vaccine? There’s a lot of questions and let’s discuss everything in fine detail with Dr. Jessica Sacher.

    • 55 min
    How Implicit Discrimination Can Lead to Eating Disorders

    How Implicit Discrimination Can Lead to Eating Disorders

    We've been selected by Feedspot as one of the top obesity podcasts! Please check out this awesome list here: https://bit.ly/2JE1HEh
    We are told that obesity is our own fault. Discrimination and body image hate cause more eating disorder problems than anything else. This may drive you to binge-eating. How to move past that discrimination and get out of the box people put you in? Is losing weight the only way to feel better again and getting back the self-worth you have handed away?

    • 22 min
    The Best Surgeries and Medications for Weight Management

    The Best Surgeries and Medications for Weight Management

    Obesity management starts with three pillars: lifestyle management and readjustments, medication options, and perhaps even pediatric surgery. Three pillars we need to apply to start managing your body weight, your mental health, and overall well being. In today’s episode with Kelly, Dr. Dan introduces different types of surgeries for obesity management, medication prescribed for the patients, and how mastering your habits and developing skills can help everyone change their environment. Tune in now

    • 45 min

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