There’s an old saying: “Eat breakfast like a king, lunch like a prince,
and dinner like a pauper.” It holds true. Studies reveal that your metabolism operates most efficiently when you front-load your calories. Given this, I find myself puzzled by the trend of intermittent fasting. While it does lead to weight loss due to reduced calorie intake, it’s also been reported to boost energy levels. I have two theories that might explain these observations.
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Dr. Elaine Chin. The average age for menopause is 51, since menopause generally lasts between seven and 14 years, millions of postmenopausal women are coming into management and top leadership roles at age 54, while experiencing mild to severe symptoms such as depression, anxiety, sleep deprivation, and cognitive impairment, to name a few. If you are menopausal – do not suffer in silence. You get no medals for it.
Dr. Elaine Chin. Going ‘viral’ with over half a million accounts reached is an abstract concept for many of us who have healthcare careers and post for the purpose of getting important evidence-based information out to people. Recently I posted a Cancer Awareness Series. The risk of BBQ foods went ‘viral’. I’m ‘at risk’ for colon cancer because of my family history.
While it is true that memory decline can occur as we age, it is not a universal or inevitable experience. Research has shown that there are many factors that contribute to age-related memory decline, including genetics, lifestyle choices, and certain medical conditions.
This summer we’ve become all too aware of a spike in closures of emergency departments and intensive care units across Canada. This has not only affected smaller hospitals in rural communities. For the first time, many teaching hospitals have been impacted, including the Toronto General Hospital – one of the world’s top 10-ranked hospitals. This scares me. Frankly, it should scare all of us.
Companies have long invested in leadership training, but Dr. Elaine Chin, pioneer in precision medicine, says it’s time to invest in health training, too. Rotman Management Magazine asked questions to Dr. Elaine Chin on this hot topic.