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High on Life

High on Life

Hosted by: Sasha High

The High on Life Podcast explores everything Medicine and Mindset to help you healthfully lose weight and thrive beyond the scale. Join obesity medicine physician and certified Life Coach, Dr. Sasha High, to learn...

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S2/ E98. PART 1. A New Season

This is the first episode of SEASON 2 of the podcast. Thank you to all of my listeners! The podcast is now 2.5 years old and growing. Today, I’m sharing my personal story of transition and this new season that I’m in....
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97. All About Mounjaro (Tirzepatide)

Have you heard of Tirzepatide? If you haven’t, I’m certain you will be hearing about it soon. Because Tirzepatide (trade name Mounjaro), is finally now available at pharmacies in Canada. We have been waiting a year...
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96. Three Life Lessons From Joining a Run Club

Have you ever been fixated on a goal, but not loving the everyday journey of getting there? That was me up until this summer, until I just did something that changed my life… I signed up to run the Mississauga...
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95. How to Actually Enjoy your Weight Loss: Coaching Meets Medicine - with Dr. Siobhan Key

When you think about the HOW behind losing weight, what strategies do you think of? Calorie deficits, diets, exercise. The medical options are also bariatric surgery. We are also hearing more about anti-obesity...
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94. [BONUS] What happens inside Best Weight (and doors closing!)

Many years ago in my obesity medicine practice, I had a realization. Just telling people what to eat was never the answer. Diets alone don’t work. You go all-in on a new diet, just to fall off the wagon a few weeks...
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93. Eating Junk Food is Not "More Fun"

Can you relate to this?  Feeling like it’s “not fair” that you have to work so hard to eat healthy, when other people don’t seem to think twice. Being envious of other people who seem to eat whatever they want and...
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92. What Obesity Medications are Available in Canada? (RETHINKING OBESITY Part 5 of 5)

We've been on a journey with my five-part podcast series called RETHINKING OBESITY. For our final week of this series, we are focusing on medical therapy for obesity.  With all the media coverage that anti-obesity...
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91. What are the pillars of treatment for Obesity? (RETHINKING OBESITY Part 4 of 5)

Welcome back to the "RETHINKING OBESITY" series. This is part four of five of this month's series where I'm covering everything from defining obesity as a medical condition to conversations with your family doctor to...
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90. What bloodwork and tests are expected for an Obesity Assessment? (RETHINKING OBESITY Part 3 of 5)

Welcome back to the "RETHINKING OBESITY" podcast series. This is part three of five. In this episode, we cover what bloodwork and tests are expected in an obesity assessment. You will learn about important tests...
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89. How Do I Talk to my Doctor About my Weight? (RETHINKING OBESITY Part 2 of 5)

Did you know that it takes an average of 11 years for individuals with obesity to discuss their weight with their healthcare provider?  This was according to the Canadian ACTION Study in 2018. It also revealed that...
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88. How This Single Mother of Twins Lost 75 lbs in 16 months

This is Sylvia’s story: “I'm a 43 year old working single mom with 11 year old twin girls. I have spent the last couple of years struggling with weight gain and just feeling unhealthy. I started the Best Weight...
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87. What is Obesity? (RETHINKING OBESITY Part 1 of 5)

It’s time to re-think obesity. Your brain is designed to defend the body against weight loss. Obesity isn’t a character flaw. It isn’t a lifestyle choice. Obesity is a real medical condition.  It’s time to change the...
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