Obesity Stigma and The COVID-19 Vaccine

By Ansley Dalbo Several provinces (Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta to date) are now prioritizing people with a BMI (Body Mass Index) >40 for the next phase of the COVID-19 vaccine roll-out. While this is a clinically sound decision supported by science, it has created controversy (as it has in the US) that has led to…

How To Use Cognitive Behavioral Therapy For Better Health!

Here’s how to do cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and use it to live a healthier, happier life! Weight expert Dr. Sandy Van shares practical, super-helpful suggestions on how we can challenge our thinking to manage cravings and make healthy habits easier… Never miss a My Weight- What To Know update or My Weight Live episode… Text…

Break the Cycle of Yo-Yo Dieting

By Kim DeMattia Many of us are all too familiar with the yo-yo dieting cycle: we commit to a diet (and are sure that THIS time, it’s going to be different), we work hard and lose weight, only to eventually gain the weight back, feel defeated and then repeat the process. With each turn of the…

Self-Leadership Makes the Difference

By: Jamie Morgan I’m writing this today, thirteen years after I began a journey to transform all aspects of my body, mind, and spirit. I sit here now– full of energy and positivity with a calm, clear mind, but I very clearly remember how I felt most of my life before my transformation. I was…

Podcast: Why Finding The Right Medical Support is Key!

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The My Weight– What To Know podcast covers all aspects of what it takes to lose weight and keep it off. We talk to psychologists, dietitians and physicians about strategies and treatments available for reaching our best weight in a sustainable way. On this episode, we’re talking with patient advocate Patty Nece about how finding…

Why Finding The Right Medical Support is the Key!

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Why Finding The Right Medical Support is the Key! For many people, it takes more than just diet and exercise alone to reach a healthier weight. On this special World Obesity Day episode, we’re talking with patient ambassador Patty Nece about how finding the right doctor and getting treatment changed her life and medical expert…

My “A-HA” Moment and How It Changed Everything

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Patty Nece remembers the moment when her lifelong struggle with her weight started to change. A little context first though… Patty is an accomplished attorney with the Department of Labor and recipient of the Obesity Action Coalition’s 2015 Barbara Thompson Award for Advocacy. She is bright and engaging, and she has a successful career, meaningful…

My Weight Live: Managing Emotional Eating

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Emotional eating is a challenge for so many of us– we talk with therapist Katie Raskin about how we can heal our relationship with food on this fantastic episode of My Weight Live. For more episodes of My Weight Live, click here. To find a weight management physician in the United States near you, click here.…

There are many paths that lead to success…

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES There is an old Chinese proverb, “There are many paths to the top of the mountain, but the view is always the same.” No matter which route you choose to get there – the scenic path through the forest, the rugged climb up over boulders, or even if you have…

My Weight Live: Making Healthy Habits Easier!

When it comes to reaching a healthier weight, there are psychological tools that can help make behavior change EASIER. Learn what they are and how they can help on this fantastic episode of My Weight Live! For more episodes of My Weight Live, click here. To find a weight management physician in Canada near you, click…