3/2/2013 Show Preview: The Reality of Weight Loss


This week on The Wake Up Call we’ll be taking a look at Reality TV’s take on losing weight, including what is probably the most popular weight loss show on TV.

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We’ll be joined in our discussion by Dr. Yoni Freehoff of the Ottawa¬†Bariatric Medical Institute – a multi-disciplinary, ethical, evidence-based nutrition and weight management centre. We’ll be taking a look at the impact shows like this have not just on the contestants, but also on viewers.

That’s 9AM this Saturday – listen live on AM950 or stream via their website or mobile apps.


Rob is a Specialist in Fitness Nutrition, certified by the ISSA and is currently pursing a nutritional sciences degree with plans on becoming a Registered Dietitian. He is also a member of the Obesity Action Coalition and a volunteer for the Weight Loss Surgery Foundation of America. As a personal nutritional coach with Positively Healthy, Rob helps his clients make small, realistic changes to their eating and exercise habits that add up to positively healthy results.

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