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…

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…

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 Podcast: Overcoming Habit Hunger

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. Psychologist Dr. Paul Davidson shares practical suggestions for managing emotional and stress eating, gives…

My Weight Live Podcast: How Hormones Impact Weight

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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. To listen on Spotify, click here. To listen to more episodes of our My Weight…

Why “there’s no doctor near me” is not the end of the story…

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Many people across Canada are recognizing that managing excess weight is not as simple as just “having more willpower.” In fact, Dr. Sue Pedersen, an obesity specialist in Calgary says, “diet and exercise alone are not enough for most people living with excess weight.” That’s why seeing a physician and receiving medical treatments can make…

Morning Routine Worksheet

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To download a copy of our morning routine worksheet, click here. To find a weight management physician in Canada near you, click here. To sign up for our free online email program to learn the science of weight management, click here.

How Better Sleep Leads To Better Health

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By Melinda Maryniuk, MEd, RD, CDCES Getting enough sleep is critical for overall health… and it’s also important that our sleep be of good quality, meaning that it is uninterrupted and deep.  Many of us consider getting enough sleep a luxury, but we really need to think about it as an essential part of daily…

The Four C’s For Successful Weight Management

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By: Kim DeMattia Trying to lose weight can feel like an uphill battle, especially when diet culture perpetuates the idea that all we have to do is  “eat less and move more.” Scrolling through an Instagram feed filled with wellness bloggers and fitness influencers, with “perfect” bodies wearing stylish athleisure can make anyone feel like…