Patrick has co-authored two books, written over a dozen scientific publications and has been the fitness and nutrition expert for, the world’s largest on-line’s men’s magazine. He’s also a certified personal trainer and lifestyle consultant, able to provide his clients with comprehensive strategies to achieve optimal health.

Patrick has conducted research in Tibet, Papua New Guinea, and Indigenous Canada. His experiences and experimentations have formed the foundations of his viewpoint on health and the development of chronic disease. They’ve also provided some of the most humorous adventure stories in his repertoire.

Patrick has ample experience talking in front of large groups, providing entertaining anecdotes while explaining complex biochemical pathways. He has presented at scientific conferences, elementary schools, high schools, colleges, universities, church groups, fitness centers, corporate conference rooms, and in one case, a national park. His subject matter is catered to the interests and relevance of the audience and almost always involve animated question periods.

Topics that Patrick has discussed ranged from basic nutrition principles to the origins and evolution of depression. Some of his most popular talks include:

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  • The Evolution and Management of Stress
  • Why You’re Still Not Losing Weight
  • 10 Simple Ways to Stick to a Healthy Diet
  • 10 Rules for Increasing Your Energy

Ethno-nutrition: the science of what humans eat.

  • Understand the commonalities that all humans share in their diets, despite differences in environment and cultures.
  • Identify what aspects of our modern society differ from traditional societies and their implications on health.
  • Learn the origins of the human diet and how it applies to our current understanding of nutrition.
  • Identify apparent health paradoxes in cultures who eat diets that are considered unhealthy by modern nutritionists.
  • Learn how some cultures can thrive at the extremes of nutrition – from an all-meat diet to an all-plant diet.
  • Implement the nutritional and lifestyle habits from traditional cultures to your own way of life.
  • Learn to try new foods, or ancient foods that were once common to our species

Functional Nutrition & Ancestral Health

  • Learn how your ancestry determines your particular nutritional and physical activity needs.
  • Understand how moving to a different climate or latitude will affect your disease risk – based solely on your genetics.
  • Learn of the wonders of human adaptability and how disease arises from our inability to adapt, based on a person’s origins.
  • Learn about circadian rhythms and how our late-night habits are causing us to become stressed and sick.
  • Discern the difference between the way our digestive system was designed to eat versus the way we’re actually eating.
  • Implement a functional approach to health by using tricks and tips to live according to the way your body was designed.
  • Learn how to prepare food, cook, and eat according to your unique heritage.

The Origins and Future of Stress

  • Learn why stress is the number one silent killer in developed countries and how it has gotten out of control.
  • Understand the regulation and metabolism of cortisol – the stress hormone – in human evolution and its crucial role in keeping us alive.
  • Learn about the HPA-Axis and how dysfunction of this important stress-signalling pathway is at the root cause of all our worries.
  • Understand the gender differences in how we perceive stress, whether it’s real or not.
  • Learn the health complications of stress, including an increase in body fat, even despite a perfect diet and exercise plan.
  • Learn about the tight association that stress has with sleep, your circadian rhythm, your immune system, and the foods that you eat.
  • Implement my 13 tips and tricks to control anxiety, get better sleep, and reduce stress.
  • Apply proven scientific-based strategies ranging from mindfulness meditation to eating more butter.

Gut Feelings: Digestive Health and the Source of Happiness

  • Learn about the incredible advances in gut microbiology and how gut bacteria run our lives.
  • Learn about the evolution of our gut bacteria relationship and how we could not have become human without them.
  • Discover the growing popularity of stool implants (it’s exactly what you think it is) as a cure for obesity.
  • Explore the very real possibility of consuming someone else’s stool as a future health remedy.
  • Learn why gluten has become villainized and why it’s actually a health concern and not a fad.
  • Discover what foods you thought were healthy are actually causing harm to your digestive tract and your gut flora.
  • Learn how to minimize your risk of developing colon cancer, Crohn’s disease, Celiac and other diseases of your digestive tract.
  • Implement my recommendations to optimize your gut health through proper nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle habits.

How to Lose Weight for People Who Can’t Lose Weight

  • Discover how the current obesity epidemic arises from a mismatch between our genetics and our environment.
  • Be able to answer the question “What is more important for fat loss – nutrition, exercise, or sleep?”
  • Understand the hormones responsible for gaining weight and how we can manipulate them to reverse the process.

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