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Most recent entries

FDA Approves New Drug Saxenda® for Obesity Treatment

Laura Estabroooks, Dietetic Intern & Krista McLellan, RD

Posted on August 3, 2016  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

The New Scoop on Whey

Laura Estabroooks, Dietetic Intern & Krista McLellan, RD

Posted on July 25, 2016  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

No Bake Protein Bars

No Bake Protein Bar Recipe

Posted on January 23, 2014  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

Happy New Year!!!

Happy New Year!

Posted on January 6, 2014  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

Excess Weight is a Chronic Condition

Dr. Dayna Sherry, Registered Psychologist

Posted on December 9, 2013  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

News from PfHW

Updates and News from the PfHW Team!

Posted on November 18, 2013  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

Let’s be Honest

Dr Michael Vallis

Weight loss is difficult and sustained (read: permanent) weight loss is excruciatingly difficult. Not that it can't be done, but it is hard. We can be comforted by knowing that healthy weight is not just about weight loss and that the benefits of achieving a healthier lifestyle are substantial. Read More...

Posted on July 15, 2013  |  comments 1  |  Permalink

New Year’s Resolutions

Dr Michael Vallis

Well, here we are; December 28 and another year coming to a close. Read More...

Posted on December 28, 2012  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

Can’t We Be Left Alone in Peace?

Dr Michael Vallis

I hope you will indulge me in the following rant. I suspect that most of us, me included, are enjoying the Olympics. Read More...

Posted on July 31, 2012  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

As Hard As It Is To Get, It’s Even Harder to Hold

Dr Michael Vallis

If you ask most people the question, "What is the strongest predictor of future behaviour?" they will quickly respond "past behaviour". Read More...

Posted on July 4, 2012  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

Let’s Give Credit Where Credit is Due

Dr Michael Vallis

I am feeling a bit miffed as I write this blog. I consider myself to be a member of a growing group of healthcare providers who are becoming more sensitive to the complexities of obesity and the potential of sustained healthy lifestyles. Read More...

Posted on May 24, 2012  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

Why Do We Keep Falling for the Same Old Line?

Dr Michael Vallis

Didn’t anyone tell you “if it seems to good to be true, it is”? And isn’t it the case that you know this already? Then why do we keep getting suckered into weight loss products or programs that promise instant, dramatic, and revolutioning results? Why? Read More...

Posted on April 18, 2012  |  comments 0  |  Permalink

Welcome to the Partners for Healthier Weight Blog

Dr. Michael Vallis

Welcome to my first Partners for Healthier Weight (PfHW) blog. My name is Michael Vallis and I am a health psychologist. I serve as the Co-Director of PfHW and am a long-time staff member of Capital Health with a cross-appointment to Dalhousie University. Read More...

Posted on March 28, 2012  |  comments 0  |  Permalink