Diet & Nutrition
 Dr. L. Lee Coyne, Ph. D.

About Dr. L. Lee Coyne, Ph. D.

Dr. L. Lee Coyne, Ph.D.
 L. Lee Coyne, Ph.D.
Dr. L. Lee Coyne is an exercise physiologist and nutrition consultant. Dr. Coyne is a former professor of exercise physiology and nutrition at the Universities of Calgary, Manitoba, Toledo and Michigan. A former fitness consultant to Canada's National Hockey Team, the National Alpine Ski Team and numerous other high caliber athletes. Lee currently works with selected Canadian Olympic Speed Skaters and Canadian Olympic Biathletes. His son was a member of the Canadian Biathlon Team for 8 years and is now a full time coach.

He has assisted the following in attaining their personal goals: Tanya Dubnicoff, Olympic Cyclist; Michelle Morton, Olympic speed skater; several Olympic biathletes, skiers and hockey players and Mr. Jamie Clarke of Calgary, the successful leader of the 1997 Mount Everest Expedition.

Lee conducted research and consulted in areas of exercise, sport, fitness and nutrition for employee health programs and for sport programs for many years. He left University teaching in 1981 to devote his time to nutrition and fitness lecturing, counselling, and writing throughout North America.

His writing appears regularly in the Calgary Sun and a bi-monthly magazine "Impact". His books include "Fat Won't Make You Fat", "The Sports Nutrition Coaches Handbook" and "Nutrition Symptomatology, the consumers handbook". He has also produced numerous video presentations and educational audio albums.

Lee conducts workshops and seminars all over North America and is a frequent guest on radio and television.

Dr. Coyne is also the creator of the "Lean Seekers Nutritional Coaching Program" that trains individuals on a "Better Balanced Diet" as a way of eating for better health and weight management.

He is President the Institute of Contemporary Nutrition and the author and designer of the self counselling "Sports Nutrition Coach" program currently used by many high performance athletes.

Lee is available for speaking engagements and seminars on Sports Nutrition, Nutrition and Weight Management and Nutrition for the Diseases of the 90's.

For more information on Lee's seminars, video tapes and other educational materials you may contact Lee through Fish Creek Publishing at 1-800-668-4042 or E-mail or visit his website LeanSeekers Nutrition Coaching

Articles by L. Lee Coyne:

Aspartame - NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful - safe to drink?

Bathing suits - Bathing suits and shorts season is only 90 days away. Will you look good in either?

Carbohydrates - Friend or foe?

Carbohydrate loading - The carbo-loading argument.

Celebration eating - Celebrations, special events, festivals are all times when we "indulge" in our favorite comfort foods.

Childhood Obesity - The rising incidence of childhood obesity.

Childhood Obesity 2 - Overweight and obesity have become common health conditions and their prevalence is increasing globally.

Cholesterol free - So what?

Diets - Reshape your diet.

Eating for stress - wise food choices are the last thing on our mind when we perceive stress.

Fat loss - simple but be patient.

Fat phobia - Good fat / bad fat.

Fat Won't Make You Fat - Not all by itself. A book about nutrition and a way of eating by L. Lee Coyne, Ph. D.

Halloween food hazards - Gone are the days when the “Treat” part of “Trick or Treat” was an apple, home-made baking or bag of popcorn.

Holiday food ambush - Holiday eating with dignity & health.

Hydration / dehydration - Water for health and performance.

Insulin war - Diabetes Association statistics tell us that we find a new Diabetic every 8 minutes in Canada

Menu planning - for the outdoor season.

Nutrition Bars - the task of choosing the right nutrition bar to meet your needs at the moment.

Nutrition jargon - What are free radicals?

Nutrition adjustment for winter - The winter season creates significant challenges to the immune system.

Protein primer - to help the consumer sort out fact from fiction.

Protein supplement lingo - Have you ever wondered about the jargon used in protein supplement advertising?

Oldest metabolic disorder - Obesity has reached epidemic proportions worldwide.

Optimal nutrition - Eating before, during and after exercise.

Peanut butter or pasta - Is fat the fuel of the future?

Runner's diet - Eat to run

Snack right - What to eat between meals.

St. John's Wort - Nature's Prozac.

Supplementation 101 - Responsible supplementation is no longer an option if your objective is optimal health.

So, Why Am I Not Losing Weight? - If you're troubled by your diet and exercise regime and you tend to gain back all you shed pounds every time you digress from your plan, you're not alone.

Want to Lose Weight? - Do you really believe statements like: “Burn Fat while you sleep” , “No exercise weight loss” ?

What to eat? - Confused by recent headlines?

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